One Well

The Story of Water on Earth

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Author: Rochelle Strauss,Rosemary Woods

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1553379543

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Uses simple language to explain how all water on the planet is connected and the need to preserve our natural resources for the health of all creatures on Earth.

Students With Interrupted Formal Education

Bridging Where They Are and What They Need

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Author: Brenda Custodio,Judith B. O'Loughlin

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506359663

Category: Education

Page: 152

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New hope for our most vulnerable English learners “One of the guiding principles of effective English language teaching is for educators to know their students. And that in a nutshell captures the value of this book. . . . The compassion that Custodio and O’Loughlin feel for our SIFE students, the commitment they have to educating them well, and the comprehension they have of the assets these learners bring to the classroom are evident in the writing, tools, and vignettes they share.” -Deborah J. Short Under the best of circumstances, the academic demands of today’s classrooms can be daunting to our English learners. But for the tens of thousands of newly arrived students with interrupted formal education, even the social challenges can be outright overwhelming. Rely on this all-in-one guide from Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin for expert insight on how to build the skills these students need for success in school and beyond. Inside you’ll find Essential background on factors leading to interrupted education Specific focus on refugee children and Latino immigrants Guidance on building internal resilience for long-term social and emotional health Recommendations for creating supportive environments at the classroom, school, and district level About one thing, Brenda and Judith are absolutely convinced: our SIFE students can learn and make progress, often at a remarkable speed. But it’s up to us, their educators, to provide the time, attention, and a specific focus. Consider this book your first step forward.

Lessons and Units for Closer Reading, Grades 3-6

Ready-to-Go Resources and Planning Tools Galore

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Author: Nancy Boyles

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 148338988X

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Ready-to-go units to ramp up close reading Want a yearlong close reading curriculum to insert in your literacy block? You’ve got it. Nancy Boyles’ Lessons & Units for Closer Reading features 32 lessons, based on readily available complex picture books and organized by eight learning pathways for approaching literature and information. Get started right away, with the help of: Short nonfiction articles to kick off each unit Assessment tasks, rubrics, planning templates, and more Links to 20+ instructional video segments Page-by-page text-dependent questions for every book With Closer Reading, Nancy expertly delivered answers to the why and how of close reading. Now, with this phenomenal sequel, you’re treated to her playbook.

Take Me to Your Readers

How to use the best children's books to lead students to read, read, read

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Author: Larry Swartz

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551389274

Category: Education

Page: 176

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This thoughtful book is rooted in the belief that teachers can lead their students to develop their reading tastes and grow in their love of reading at the same time as supporting and stretching students in their meaning-making experiences. This practical resource highlights more than 50 instructional strategies that invite students to work inside and outside a book through reading, writing, talk, and arts experiences. It highlights the work of guest voices that include classroom teachers, occasional teachers, special education teachers, and librarians who share their best literacy practices. Take Me to Your Readers uses 5 essential areas to structure classroom experiences through children's literature: Motivation; Theme Connections; Genre Connections; Cross-Curricular Connections; and Response. Extensive booklists, teaching tips, a wide range of activities, and reproducible pages provide practical support. Ultimately, this book is designed to take teachers to their readers and start them on a lifelong journey through great books!

Quill & Quire

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Category: Book industries and trade

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Mimi's Village

And How Basic Health Care Transformed It

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Author: Katie Smith Milway,Eugenie Fernandes

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1554537223

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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After Mimi's sister almost dies from drinking dirty water, Mimi and her family begin a series of measures to make their village a healthier place, including such things as boiling water, using bed nets, getting vaccinations, and eating better food.