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Effective English Teaching: Classroom Ideas for Years 4 - 8 by [Glasson, Toni]
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Length: 116 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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If you're looking for ideas to help you to teach Language Arts/English more effectively, this is the book for you.

All of the ideas draw on approaches that have proven to be effective in the classroom, and the suggestions are adaptable for students in Years 4 - 8.

The first section addresses issues of general concern, and offers advice about how to deal with these issues in the English classroom. Topics covered include:
• providing effective feedback
• using technology to provide student feedback
• homework: yes or no?
• using peer feedback
• using evidence to improve your approach to teaching
• the power of words
• effective questioning

The next section focuses on the teaching of grammar. It covers:
• nouns
• adjectives
• verbs
• adverbs
• connectives
• sentence structure

Each chapter provides background information about the relevant part of speech, as well as ideas for teaching that part of speech in the context of students' own writing and reading.

The third section deals with the teaching of reading. It provides information about
• pre-reading strategies and techniques
• the following while reading strategies
- determining one's purpose in reading
- making connections
- reading difficult texts
- visualising
• after reading strategy: summarizing
• three-level comprehension guides as a way of improving comprehension
• the teaching of poetry
• visual literacy.

The final section relates to the teaching of writing. It covers these topics:
• analysing short persuasive texts
• direct and indirect speech
• I don't know what to write about ...
• beginnings and endings
• persuasive writing and adjectives
• narrative writing - ideas
• spelling and vocabulary

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 353 KB
  • Print Length: 116 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01KSLQ7QG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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