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  1. Nonfiction Strategies That Work

    Do This--Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Teachers are being bombarded with ideas for teaching nonfiction, but what really works? In this essential book, dynamic author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for teaching nonfiction and how to implement them in the classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided,...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 4th Edition

    Edited by Jon Davison, Caroline Daly

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning about Social Issues through Scripts for Learners aged 11–16

    Tried and tested projects for teachers

    By John Rainer, Kirsty Walters

    Learning about Social Issues through Scripts for Learners aged 11-16 offers secondary drama teachers a new and exciting approach to exploring social issues with their students. Focusing on the issues that matter to young people, it includes a wide range of classroom and performance materials...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Teach Now! English

    Becoming a Great English Teacher

    By Alex Quigley

    Series: Teach Now!

    Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rigor in Your Classroom

    A Toolkit for Teachers

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Teachers are required to increase the rigor for students, but how? This book by bestselling author and rigor expert Barbara Blackburn has the answer! It is a treasure chest of more than 200 practical and highly-effective tools that can be used across grade levels and subject areas to increase...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8

    By Sean Ruday

    The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to… • Teach the Common...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The English Teacher's Drama Handbook

    From theory to practice

    By Nicholas McGuinn

    The English Teacher’s Drama Handbook is a rich, thought-provoking introduction to teaching drama within the English classroom. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book explores deological influences that have shaped drama's relationship with English over the past 250 years and aims to...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Writing Behind Every Door

    Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Common Core in the Content Areas

    Balancing Content and Literacy

    By Jessica Bennett

    The Common Core is requiring literacy across the curriculum, but what does that mean for teachers of subjects like math, science, and social studies who have a lot of content to cover? In this essential book, author Jessica Bennett reassures you that you don’t have to abandon all of your great...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Teaching With Text-Based Questions

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge