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ERIC Number: ED517060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 336
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-470-52513-5
The English Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Grades 7-12. 2nd Edition
Brandvik, Mary Lou; McKnight, Katherine S.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This unique time-saving book is packed with tested techniques and materials to assist new and experienced English teachers with virtually every phase of their job from lesson planning to effective discipline techniques. The book includes 175 easy-to-understand strategies, lessons, checklists, and forms for effective classroom management and over 50 reproducible samples teachers can adopt immediately for planning, evaluation, or assignments. It is filled with creative and functional ideas for reading response activities, writing assignments, group and individual projects, and speeches. This book: (1) Offers instructions for creating and implementing an effective classroom-wide behavior management program; (2) Shows how to practice the art of teaching English effectively and reduce time on labor intensive tasks; and (3) Reveals how to work effectively with parents, colleagues, substitute teachers, administrators, and community resources. The second edition includes coverage of technology in the classroom, advice for working with reluctant readers, a wealth of sample teaching units and more.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A