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A Novel Approach (Audiobook)

Kate Roberts

Pub Date: 11/19/2019
Product Type: Audiobook
Grade: 6th - 12th

In A Novel Approach, Kate takes a deep dive into the troubles and triumphs of both whole-class novels and independent reading and arrives at a persuasive conclusion: we can find a student-centered, balanced approach to teaching reading.  Kate offers a practical framework for creating units that join both teaching methods together... more

A Novel Approach (eBook)

Kate Roberts

Pub Date: 2/21/2018
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

As an English teacher, Kate Roberts has seen the power of whole-class novels to build community in her classroom.  But she’s also seen too many kids struggle too much to read them--and consequently, check out of reading altogether.  Kate’s had better success getting kids to actually read – and enjoy it—when they choose their own... more

A Novel Approach (Print eBook Bundle)

Kate Roberts

Pub Date: 2/21/2018
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 6th - 12th

As an English teacher, Kate Roberts has seen the power of whole-class novels to build community in her classroom.  But she’s also seen too many kids struggle too much to read them--and consequently, check out of reading altogether.  Kate’s had better success getting kids to actually read – and enjoy it—when they choose their own... more

A Novel Approach

Kate Roberts

Pub Date: 2/14/2018
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 6th - 12th

As an English teacher, Kate Roberts has seen the power of whole-class novels to build community in her classroom.  But she’s also seen too many kids struggle too much to read them--and consequently, check out of reading altogether.  Kate’s had better success getting kids to actually read – and enjoy it—when they choose their own... more

DIY Literacy

Kate Roberts , Maggie Beattie Roberts

Pub Date: 4/8/2016 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 3rd - 8th

“We have never seen teachers work harder than we do now. These tools inspire kids to work as hard as we are.” —Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts What’s DIY Literacy? It’s making your own visual teaching tools instead of buying them. It’s using your teaching smarts to get the most from those tools. And it’s helping kids think... more

DIY Literacy (eBook)

Kate Roberts , Maggie Beattie Roberts

Pub Date: 4/8/2016 1
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 3rd - 8th

“We have never seen teachers work harder than we do now. These tools inspire kids to work as hard as we are.” Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts What’s DIY Literacy? It’s making your own visual teaching tools instead of buying them. It’s using your teaching smarts to get the most from those tools. And it’s helping kids think... more

DIY Literacy (Print eBook Bundle)

Kate Roberts , Maggie Beattie Roberts

Pub Date: 4/8/2016 1
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: 3rd - 8th

“We have never seen teachers work harder than we do now. These tools inspire kids to work as hard as we are.” —Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts What’s DIY Literacy? It’s making your own visual teaching tools instead of buying them. It’s using your teaching smarts to get the most from those tools. And it’s helping kids think... more

Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 6

Lucy Calkins , Teachers College Reading & Writing Project , Stacey Fell , Alexandra Marron , Kate Roberts , Kathleen Tolan , Maggie Beattie Roberts , Emily Strang-Campbell , Audra Robb , Gerrit Jones-Rooy

Pub Date: 6/13/2014
Product Type: Boxed Set
Grade: 6th - 6th

About the Grade 6 Units Sixth-grade writing begins with Personal Narrative: Crafting Powerful Life Stories. This unit helps students draw on their lives, learning strategies to generate meaningful story ideas, manage pace, elaborate on important scenes, and deepen insights. This unit especially emphasizes the importance of setting... more

Units of Study in Argument, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 8

Lucy Calkins , Teachers College Reading & Writing Project , Mary Ehrenworth , Cornelius Minor , Kate Roberts , Katy Wischow , Julie Shepherd , Audra Robb , Gerrit Jones-Rooy

Pub Date: 6/13/2014
Product Type: Boxed Set
Grade: 8th - 8th

About the Grade 8 Units Eighth grade is the year your writers will tackle writing for social activism and writing to illuminate complexity. In their first unit of study, Investigative Journalism, students learn to use sharp observations of life to write news and investigative articles about meaningful topics, crafting vivid narratives... more

Falling in Love with Close Reading (eBook)

Christopher Lehman , Kate Roberts

Pub Date: 10/26/2013
Product Type: eBook
Grade: 5th - 12th

"Love brings us in close, leads us to study the details of a thing, and asks us to return again and again. These are the motivations and ideas that built this book." —Chris Lehman and Kate Roberts You and your students will fall for close reading. In Falling in Love with Close Reading, Christopher Lehman and Kate Roberts show... more