Standards-based lessons help students learn and apply key reading strategies and also explore different themes commonly taught in middle schoolasuch as Forging Oneas Identity, Friendship, Making Choices, and the Pioneering Spirit. The engaging lessons provide teachers with ways to scaffold students before, during, and after reading, and show how to model the use of reading strategies. Purposeful small-group activities encourage discussion. Reproducible Think Sheets and a choice of authentic, performance-based tasks utilize students' critical-thinking skills. For use with Grades 5 a Up.Activities. ac Jack has an extraordinary sense of smell. Ask students to prepare a short report on the sense of smell ... Teachera#39;s Pet. (2001). New York: Aladdin. TECHNOLOGY LINKS For information about author Andrew Clements on theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Reading Strategies With Literature That Matters to Middle Schoolers|
|Author||:||Nancy Fordham, Alexa Sandmann|
|Publisher||:||Best Practices in Action - 2006-08-04|