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ERIC Number: ED456453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 354
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ISBN: ISBN-0-86709-475-3
The English Teacher's Companion: A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession.
Burke, Jim
Intended for English teachers and written for the way most teachers read, this guide is highly structured for ease of use. The guide addresses teaching the entire English curriculum--covering everything from basic reading and writing to digital literacy, media literacy, and integrated instruction. Its 28 chapters are clearly subdivided, lessons are presented step by step, and assessment is integrated throughout. The guide's features include: thorough grounding in the current national English Language Arts standards; virtual companion Web site to provide additional resources and ongoing support for classroom teachers; examples of how to integrate technology into the curriculum; up-to-the-minute coverage of current and anticipated reforms, including media literacy, digital literacy, service learning, Advance Placement classes, and more; and an extensive appendix, featuring sample letters, rubrics, guides, checklists, planners, a glossary of literary terms, and more. (Contains an extensive reference list.) (NKA)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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