Teaching Difficult Texts PDF ePub eBook

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Teaching Difficult Texts free pdf Teaching Challenging Texts shows how to increase reading comprehension and enhance student engagement, even with the most challenging texts. Every chapter features ready-to-use, research-based lessons, replete with explicit instructions, handouts, Common Core correlations, and assessments. "Exploring the Future" features fiction by George Orwell, Suzanne Collins, and William Golding- nonfiction by Philip Zimbardo, Stephen Pinker, Abraham Lincoln, Jared Diamond, Dan Ariely, and Ray Kurzweil- images from several films, an old television commercial- and classical and contemporary music. "Understanding the Power of One" features fiction by Victor Hugo and Lori Halse Anderson- nonfiction by Phillis Wheatley, Sojourner Truth, and Edith Hamilton- a young adult book on archaeology, an animated film from Walt Disney, and an episode from Saturday Night Live. An extensive list of free resources and correlations to the Common Core allow teachers to "teach on the cheap." Teaching Difficult Texts brims with "relevant and robust" lessons for a new generation.

About Lawrence Baines

Lawrence A. Baines is chair of instructional leadership and academic curriculum at The University of Oklahoma and former teacher of English, reading and social studies. Jane E. Fisher is a teacher of eighth grade language arts at Whittier Middle School in Norman, Oklahoma. Jane enjoys writing and collecting vinyl records.

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Author : Lawrence Baines
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 07 June 2013
ISBN : 1475805209
EAN : 9781475805208
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 196 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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