English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bertha Perez, Teresa L. McCarty, Lucille J. Watahomigie, Mar¡a E. Torres-Guzman, To thi Dien

    Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy, Second Edition engages prospective and in-service teachers in learning about linguistically and culturally diverse students, and in using this knowledge to enrich literacy learning in classrooms and communities. The text is grounded in current…

    Paperback – 2004-03-18

  • Computers and Writing

    The Cyborg Era, 1st Edition

    By James A. Inman

    In this book, James A. Inman explores the landscape of the contemporary computers and writing community. Its six chapters engage critical issues, including redefining the community's generally accepted history, connecting its contemporary innovators with its long-standing spirit of innovation,…

    Paperback – 2004-03-01

  • Interpreting Literature With Children

    1st Edition

    By Shelby A. Wolf

    Clearly organized and beautifully written, Interpreting Literature With Children is a remarkable book that stands on the edge of two textbook genres: the survey of literature text and the literary criticism text. Neither approach, however, says enough about how children respond to literature in…

    Paperback – 2003-10-01
    Literacy Teaching Series

  • Evaluating Children's Writing

    A Handbook of Grading Choices for Classroom Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Suzanne Bratcher, (With) Linda Ryan, Linda Ryan

    Evaluating Children's Writing: A Handbook of Grading Choices for Classroom Teachers, Second Edition introduces and explains a wide range of specific evaluation strategies used by classroom teachers to arrive at grades and gives explicit instructions for implementing them. Samples of student writing…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01

  • The Good Grammar Guide

    1st Edition

    By Richard Palmer

    Does grammar bother you? Does it first inspire boredom, then fear? Since the virtual removal of formal grammar teaching from our schools' standard curriculum forty years ago, such negative responses have increasingly characterised students and professionals alike. As this lively and …

    Paperback – 2003-05-08

  • The Language of Children

    1st Edition

    By Julia Gillen

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students…

    Paperback – 2003-04-17

  • Integrating Multiple Literacies in K-8 Classrooms

    Cases, Commentaries, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Janet C. Richards, Michael C. McKenna

    This text gives prospective and practicing teachers a comprehensive understanding of how to teach multiple literacies in elementary and middle school classrooms. All of the literacies--dance, music, visual arts, popular culture, media, and computer technologies--are integrated with reading and…

    Paperback – 2003-04-01

  • Writing at Work

    A Guide to Better Writing in Administration, Business and Management, 1st Edition

    By Robert Barrass

    Many employers complain about the poor communication skills of many young people seeking employment; and many people in employment are handicapped by the poor quality of their written work. While bad spelling, ineffective punctuation and faults in grammar create barriers between the writer and the…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25

  • Creating Independent Readers: Developing Word Recognition Skills in K-12 Classrooms

    Developing Word Recognition Skills in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Beth Hurst, Deane Camp

    Whether you teach beginning readers in the primary grades or struggling readers at any level, this book provides you with information and strategies for helping your students become independent readers. It goes beyond phonics to include all of the skills readers use to recognize words to get at…

    Paperback – 2002-01-01

  • Crossing Over

    Teaching Meaning-centered Secondary English Language Arts, 2nd Edition

    By Harold M. Foster

    This text for secondary preservice and in-service English language arts teachers offers a rationale for meaning-centered English language arts teaching and practical strategies for application. Its goal is to provide readers with an understanding of the issues involved in English teaching and…

    Paperback – 2001-07-01

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies in Classrooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Comber, Anne Simpson

    Negotiating Critical Literacies in Classrooms brings together accounts of educators who have sought to make a difference in the lives of their students through literacy education--from university classrooms in the United States, England, and South Africa, to policy and curriculum development in…

    Paperback – 2001-06-01

  • The Lea Guide To Composition

    1st Edition

    By James D. Williams

    The LEA Guide to Composition is firmly based on research into how people learn to write and draws on the most significant strategies and techniques in composition studies. But this text is not just about the act of writing. It is about using writing as a vehicle for learning--about the world, about…

    Hardback – 2001-02-01

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