A to Z : Novel Ideas for Reading Teachers by Kay Martin, Tina Willoughby

By Kay Martin, Tina Willoughby

A to Z: Novel principles for analyzing lecturers is an excellent source for somebody who teaches examining. The booklet is stuffed with actions that provide scholars the opportunity to discover their insights into literature in a number of ways—through writing, poetry, artwork, examine, and making own connections to characters, quotations, and events.The teacher-tested, hands-on actions have interaction scholars of all degrees and studying types. better of all, they're designed in order that lecturers can use them with any novel. in reality, a few of the actions also are applicable to exploit with brief tales, biographies, autobiographies, and different analyzing fabric in addition. A to Z used to be written by way of interpreting academics with a long time of expertise within the school room. it's functional, packed with rules, and adaptable for plenty of events!

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SEE ALSO EXAMPLES IN ANSWER KEY, PAGE 74 A to Z • Copyright © 2000 • Cottonwood Press, Inc. com 33 M M ATCHING R EVIEW “Matching Review” works well as a review for a test or as a discussion technique. To prepare, write enough questions/answers so that each student in the class has either a question or an answer. Put each question on one strip of paper and the corresponding answer on another. ) As the students walk into class, hand each a strip of paper with either a question or an answer. Students are to hold onto the strips until you give the class instructions.

That a person must be tough. What was Agnes’ grandmother’s full name? You stumped me! . It’s Gertrude something! (Gertrude Berkheimer) How many times did it seem to Gilly that William Ernest said, “I don’t understand”? Thirty. How did Mr. Randolf’s house feel, according to Gilly? I don’t know . . creepy? OK, you stumped me again. (Dark and damp) What did Gilly tell William Ernest that Mr. Randolph said about him? She said Mr. Randolph thinks William Ernest is just like a grandson to him. TIP “Stump the Teacher” works well when you are teaching a book or story for the first time.

Ballard’s Exploring the Titanic. The newspaper article is about an iceberg that drifted away from Antarctica and is now in the waters off Tierra del Fuego. It measures 38 miles long and 13 miles wide. Unfortunately, it has drifted into the direct path used by cruise ships heading to Antarctica. ” That’s when chunks about the size of football fields come off the iceberg. Collisions with icebergs can cause serious structural damage. Ballard’s book contains the chapter “That Fateful Night,” which explains the Titanic’s impact with a monstrous iceberg.

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