Language Arts Activities for the Classroom / Edition 3

Language Arts Activities for the Classroom / Edition 3

by Pamela L. Tiedt, Iris M. Tiedt, Sidney W. Tiedt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205308635

ISBN-13: 9780205308637

Pub. Date: 10/06/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This outstanding collection of stimulating, class-tested, literature-based activities and strategies supports beginning and experienced teachers in developing a more effective language arts program. An excellent language arts activities book is a crucial resource for classroom teachers, particularly with changing technology and current

Overview

This outstanding collection of stimulating, class-tested, literature-based activities and strategies supports beginning and experienced teachers in developing a more effective language arts program. An excellent language arts activities book is a crucial resource for classroom teachers, particularly with changing technology and current controversies over the curriculum. This text helps teachers in grades K-8 develop the repertoire of activities and resources necessary to carry out what is known about literacy development and make learning the language arts an exciting and involving process. The book balances skills and strategies in comprehensive reading/language arts instruction. The authors acknowledge the strengths of the whole language approach as well as the need for explicit skills instruction with some students. For K-8 teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205308637
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/06/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

1. Organizing for Learning the Language Arts.

Exploring the Foundations of Good Teaching.

Individualizing Instruction.

Designing an Ideal Language Arts Program.

Reflecting on Trends in Education.

Introducing This Book.

Discussion Questions.

2. Developing Oral Language.

Working with Listening and Speaking Skills.

Encouraging Discussion.

Making Oral Presentations.

3. Fostering Reading.

Joining the Literacy Club.

Becoming Independent Readers.

Focusing on Comprehension.

4. Expanding Vocabulary.

Taking Pleasure in Words.

Looking at Word Patterns.

Exploring the Meaning of Words.

5. Beginning Writing.

Getting Started.

Developing Writing Skills.

Drafting through Revising.

6. Putting Language to Work.

Spelling English Words.

Learning about Grammar.

Studying Language.

7. Learning through Literature.

Motivating Reading through Literature.

Studying Literary Concepts.

Developing Esteem and Empathy.

8. Promoting Poetry.

Enjoying Poetry.

Looking at Patterns in Language.

Composing Poetry.

9. Using Language Arts across the Curriculum.

Teaching and Learning in the Social Studies.

Teaching and Learning in Science and Math.

Teaching and Learning in Art and Music.

10. Planning Ahead.

Continuing to Develop Professionally.

Working with Students.

Incorporating Technology in the Classroom.

Index.

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