Teaching Middle School Language Arts

Teaching Middle School Language Arts

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Teaching Middle School Language Arts is the first book on teaching middle school language arts for multiple intelligences and related 21st century literacies in technologically and ethnically diverse communities. More than 670, 000 middle school teachers (grades six through eight) are responsible for educating nearly 13 million students in public and private schools. Thousands more teachers join these ranks annually, especially in the South and West, where ethnic populations are ballooning. Teachers and administrators seek practical, time-efficient ways of teaching language arts to 21st century adolescents in increasingly multicultural, technologically diverse, socially networked communities. They seek sound understanding, practical advice, and proven strategies for connecting diverse literature to 21st century societies while meeting state and professional standards. Teaching Middle School Language Arts provides strategies and resources that work. Roseboro's book provides an entire academic year of inspiring theory and instruction in multimedia reading, writing, and speaking for the 21st century literacies that are increasingly required in the United States and Canada. An appendix includes supplementary documents to adapt or adopt, and a companion web site is designed to continue communication with readers.Teacher Resources RESOURCE A: COLLAGE ASSIGNMENT: THE CIRCUIT BY FRANCISCO jIMENEZ The Task As an ... Francisco Jimenez uses various elements of the narrative: point of view, setting, characterization, conflict, symbolism, anbsp;...

Title:Teaching Middle School Language Arts
Author:Anna J. Small Roseboro
Publisher:R&L Education - 2010-04-16


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