English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents

    A "How-To" Manual for Educators, 1st Edition

    By Debra L. Cook Hirai, Irene Borrego, Emilio Garza, Carl T. Kloock

    Fast-paced, practical, and innovative, this text for pre-service and in-service teachers features clear, easily accessible lessons and professional development activities to improve the delivery of academic language/literacy education across the content areas in junior/middle school and high school…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28
    Routledge

  • Literacy and Power

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Janks

    Hilary Janks addresses key questions about literacy and power in this landmark text that is both engaging and accessible. Her central argument is that competing orientations to critical literacy education − domination (power), access, diversity, design − foreground one over the other, but are…

    Paperback – 2009-10-02
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Comprehension First

    Inquiry into Big Ideas Using Important Questions, 1st Edition

    By Claudia E Cornett

    This book is about designing instruction that makes comprehension the priority in reading and in content area study. The comprehension model described responds to calls from literacy experts and professional organizations for inquiry-based instruction that prepares readers to be active meaning…

    Paperback – 2009-10-01
    Routledge

  • Linking Reading Assessment to Instruction

    An Application Worktext for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 5th Edition

    By Arleen Shearer Mariotti, Susan P. Homan

    Now in its Fifth Edition, this text applies current theory to classroom practice by providing, in each chapter, a brief explanation of major concepts followed by guided practical experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting reading assessment techniques. The Fifth Edition is revised and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-21
    Routledge

  • Language Curriculum Design

    1st Edition

    By John Macalister, I.S.P. Nation

    Crystal-clear and comprehensive yet concise, this text describes the steps involved in the curriculum design process, elaborates and justifies these steps, and provides opportunities for practicing and applying them. The description of the steps is done at a general level so that they can be…

    Paperback – 2009-08-20
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Writing Under Control

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Judith Graham, Alison Kelly

    Now in its third edition and reflecting changes in the Primary National Strategy, this best-selling textbook introduces primary teachers to key issues in the teaching of writing. Strongly rooted in classroom practice, the book includes: the history, theory and practice of teaching writing…

    Paperback – 2009-06-29
    Routledge

  • Using Discourse Analysis to Improve Classroom Interaction

    1st Edition

    By Lesley A. Rex, Laura Schiller

    This accessible 'how to' text is about classroom interaction – how to study it and how to use that knowledge to improve teaching and learning. Actually showing what critical, constructionist, sociocultural perspectives on teaching, learning, and schooling are and what they can do, it makes…

    Paperback – 2009-06-11
    Routledge

  • Critical Multicultural Analysis of Children's Literature

    Mirrors, Windows, and Doors, 1st Edition

    By Maria José Botelho, Masha Kabakow Rudman

    "Children’s literature is a contested terrain, as is multicultural education. Taken together, they pose a formidable challenge to both classroom teachers and academics…. Rather than deny the inherent conflicts and tensions in the field, in Critical Multicultural Analysis of Children’s Literature:…

    Paperback – 2009-03-26
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Teaching Reading Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By John Haddon

    Teaching Reading Shakespeare is warmly and clearly communicated, and gives ownership of ideas and activities to teachers by open and explicit discussion.  John Haddon  creates a strong sense of community with teachers, raising many significant and difficult issues, and performing a…

    Paperback – 2009-01-22
    Routledge

  • Toward a Literacy of Promise

    Joining the African American Struggle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda A. Spears-Bunton, Rebecca Powell

    "[This book] gives us strategies for bringing life back to school; it allows us to think creatively about connecting instruction to the lives of children who have not been well-served; it helps us learn to value the gifts with words our children of color bring; and it gives us hope for educating a…

    Paperback – 2008-09-08
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking

    1st Edition

    By I.S.P. Nation, Jonathan Newton, I.S.P. Nation, Jonathan Newton

    Using a framework based on principles of teaching and learning, this guide for teachers and teacher trainees provides a wealth of suggestions for helping learners at all levels of proficiency develop their listening and speaking skills and fluency. By following these suggestions, which are…

    Paperback – 2008-08-18
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing

    1st Edition

    By I.S.P. Nation

    Using a framework based on principles of teaching and learning, this guide for teachers and teacher trainees provides a wealth of suggestions for helping learners at all levels of proficiency develop their reading and writing skills and fluency. By following these suggestions, which are organized…

    Paperback – 2008-08-14
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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