Description - The English Teacher's Survival Guide by Mary Lou Brandvik
Problem-solving techniques for all aspects of the English
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.
Offers instructions for creating and implementing an effective
classroom-wide behavior management program
Shows how to practice the art of teaching English effectively
and reduce time on labor intensive tasks
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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Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 220mm x 17mm)
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Author Biography - Mary Lou Brandvik
Mary Lou Brandvik, a former Teacher of the Year, has taught English in public schools and at the university level. In 1991 she received the Lila B. Wallace Teacher-Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her previous books include Writing Process Activities Kit. Katherine S. McKnight, Ph.D. has been a literacy educator for over 20 years. A former high school English teacher, she is currently associate professor of secondary education at National-Louis University and a national consultant for National Council of Teachers of English. She is the author of The Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, also from Jossey-Bass.
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