Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3-8

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Every teacher knows: increasing student engagement and participation increases student achievement. But students are different, learn differently, and have unique strengths and needs. Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 supports classroomwide success with a variety of lessons that get every student involved and tap a wide range of learning styles.

Ideal for any language arts classroom, and particularly those with English learners, special learners, and ...

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Overview


Every teacher knows: increasing student engagement and participation increases student achievement. But students are different, learn differently, and have unique strengths and needs. Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 supports classroomwide success with a variety of lessons that get every student involved and tap a wide range of learning styles.

Ideal for any language arts classroom, and particularly those with English learners, special learners, and gifted/talented students, Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 utilizes students' diverse backgrounds and talents to target essential language arts skills, including:

  • reading fluency and expression
  • comprehension
  • vocabulary
  • spelling
  • punctuation
  • oral language and speaking skills
  • listening comprehension
  • reading fiction and nonfiction
  • writing fiction and nonfiction.

Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 gets students involved and supports energetic, motivated learning through well-known and widely used strategies, such as:

  • games
  • read-alouds
  • Readers' Theatre
  • choral reading
  • debating
  • public speaking
  • interviews
  • writing-in-role
  • pantomime
  • improvisation.

Teacher-tried and classroom-proven, Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 provides a clear lesson format that states its focus as well as step-by-step instructions. In addition, its Teacher-to-Teacher sections offer helpful suggestions for implementation based on the experience of practicing teachers in upper-elementary and middle-level classrooms.

Most students learn best by doing, and the practical, easy-to-follow lessons in Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 immerse students in language arts like no other book has. Use it and help all students meet language arts standards by accommodating a wide variety of learning styles and abilities through authentic acts of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780325009841
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 1/30/2008
  • Edition description: Grade Level: 3-8
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sharon M. Fennessey is the author of the Heinemann titles Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 (2008) and History in the Spotlight (2000). She teaches fifth grade at the Henry Barnard School on the Rhode Island College campus in Providence, Rhode Island. There, she uses the strategies and dramatic activities she writes about in Language Arts Lessons for Active Learning, Grades 3 - 8 in her own classroom. As a professor at the college, she teaches courses in creative drama, children's theatre, and methods in drama. She has written and directed many theatre productions for young audiences and works actively as a consultant and presenter at teacher conferences.
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