English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon

    This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. It underscores the value of providing students with a range of different critical approaches and tools for interpreting texts and the need to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages

    Edited by Eli Hinkel

    This practical and research-based introduction to current and effective English grammar instruction gives pre-service and in-service teachers and teacher educators a strong foundation for teaching second language grammar and helps them develop their professional knowledge and skills. Written in a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Mindful L2 Teacher Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective on Cultivating Teachers' Professional Development

    By Karen E. Johnson, Paula R. Golombek

    Taking a Vygotskian sociocultural stance, this book demonstrates the meaningful role that L2 teacher educators and L2 teacher education play in the professional development of L2 teachers through systematic, intentional, goal-directed, theorized L2 teacher education pedagogy. The message is…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teacher Education and Professional Development in TESOL

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by JoAnn Crandall, MaryAnn Christison

    At the forefront of research on English language teacher education and professional development, this volume presents new empirical research situated in different contexts around the world, including Canada, Denmark, Israel, Japan, Korea, Qatar, Sudan, and the U.S. It is framed by the volume…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • The Causes of High and Low Reading Achievement

    By Ronald P. Carver

    This book describes all of the important factors that cause some students to have low reading achievement and others to have high reading achievement. It concentrates on the main factors that influence how much a student gains in reading achievement during a year of school, or a calendar year. An…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children

    A Journey From Africa To America

    By Tempii B. Champion

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure. Some researchers have focused on the influence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Constructed Responses for Learning

    By Warren Combs

    Teaching students to write constructed responses does not have to become a test-prep chore. An intentional routine of constructed responses provides powerful opportunities to teach strategic thinking through writing that also deepens students’ knowledge about core subjects. In this clear guide from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Assessing English Language Learners

    Theory and Practice

    By Guillermo Solano Flores

    Assessing English Language Learners explains and illustrates the main ideas underlying assessment as an activity intimately linked to instruction and the basic principles for developing, using, selecting, and adapting assessment instruments and strategies to assess content knowledge in English…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Reading- The Grand Illusion

    How and Why People Make Sense of Print

    By Kenneth Goodman, Peter H. Fries, Steven L. Strauss

    What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08 

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