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Poems Are Teachers
How Studying Poetry Strengthens Writing in All Genres
Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
Grade: 2nd - 8th
Pub Date: 10/6/2017

“Poems wake us up, keep us company, and remind us that our world is big and small, And too, poems teach us how to write.  Anything.” Amy Ludwig VanDerwater explains in Poems Are Teachers.

This is a practical book designed for every classroom teacher.  Each lesson exploration includes three poems, one by a contemporary adult poet... more

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Amy Ludwig VanDerwater on Poems Are Teachers

Once we can get past the idea that poems are in their own little word, they open up a world of possibilities in the classroom.... more

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project is a research and staff development organization housed at Teachers College, Columbia University. The Project's ideas are foundational to literacy instruction across the globe. The organization has a deep and long lasting affiliation with over six hundred schools, and works in less intimate ways with thousands of others. Reading
Playing with Poems
Word Study Lessons for Shared Reading, K-2
Zoe Ryder White
Grade: K - 2nd
Pub Date: 9/23/2008

The ideas presented here are incredibly practical, easily implemented, and highly effective.
—Kathy Collins
Author of Growing Readers
 
Why aren’t there more good poems for use in shared reading? Poems that address key curricular goals
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Katherine Bomer on Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

As if the wealth of Amys own writing and teaching ideas were not enough by themselves, she gifts us with a trove of poems by our favorite childrens poets.... more
Naming the World
A Year of Poems and Lessons
Nancie Atwell
Grade: 6th - 8th
Pub Date: 8/15/2016

Harnessing the power of poetry, Nancie Atwell's Naming the World: A Year of Poems and Lessons empowers adolescents to make sense of their personal place in the world while honing their critical reading and writing skills. Naming the World's 200+ poems and accompanying five-to-ten-minute lessons are used by Nancie every day to jumpstart her reading and writing... more

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Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Classroom Libraries

Introducing state of the art classroom libraries curated by the world’s leading experts in children’s literature and literacy! Learn more at www.heinemann.com/calkinslibraries.

Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators, Second Edition
Yvonne S FreemanDavid E FreemanSandra Mercuri
Grade: K - 12th
Pub Date: 3/26/2018

Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators has been widely used as a guide for planning and implementing dual language programs.  The Second Edition provides the latest theory, research, and best practices by drawing on the experiences of administrators and teachers in successful one-way and two-way bilingual dual language programs. 

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