A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time (Grades K-2)
  • A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time (Grades K-2)
  • A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time (Grades K-2)

A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time (Grades K-2)

by Lucy Calkins, Alison Porcelli, Cheryl Tyler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325026157

ISBN-13: 9780325026152

Pub. Date: 09/24/2008

Publisher: Heinemann

In A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time Alison and Cheryl explain how choice-time workshops can be structured to help English language learners imagine, create, and explore language through play. They outline two units of study for choice-time workshops, the first using open-ended materials, the other using literature to

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In A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time Alison and Cheryl explain how choice-time workshops can be structured to help English language learners imagine, create, and explore language through play. They outline two units of study for choice-time workshops, the first using open-ended materials, the other using literature to inspire play.

A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time is part of the Workshop Help Desk series.

About the Workshop Help Desk series
The Workshop Help Desk series is designed for teachers who believe in workshop teaching and who have already rolled up their sleeves enough to have encountered the predictable challenges. If you've struggled to get around quickly enough to help all your writers, if you've wondered how to tweak your teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you've needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you've struggled to teach grammar or nonfiction writing or test prep...if you've faced these and other specific, pressing challenges, then this series is for you. Provided in a compact 5" x 7" format, the Workshop Help Desk series offers pocket-sized professional development.

For a comprehensive overview of the Units of Study for Teaching Writing series, including sample minilessons, sample videos, curricular calendars, overview presentations, frequently asked questions, and information on the companion principal's guide and the Workshop Help Desk series visit unitsofstudy.com.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325026152
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
09/24/2008
Series:
Workshop Help Desk Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
662,313
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 Choice Time in a Workshop Structure 1

2 The Benefits of Choice Time Workshop for English Language Learners 13

3 Unit 1: Planning and Pursuing Collaborative Projects 24

4 Unit 2: Story Play 49

Final Thoughts 79

Works Cited 81

Books Recommended by the Authors 84

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