Humphrey the Lost Whale

A True Story

Author: Wendy Tokuda

Publisher: Heian International Publishing Company


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

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Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare.

Wild Ones

A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America

Author: Jon Mooallem

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 135

Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter’s world overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls—while the actual world she’s inheriting slides into a great storm of extinction. Half of all species could disappear by the end of the century, and scientists now concede that most of America’s endangered animals will survive only if conservationists keep rigging the world around them in their favor. So Mooallem ventures into the field, often taking his daughter with him, to move beyond childlike fascination and make those creatures feel more real. Wild Ones is a tour through our environmental moment and the eccentric cultural history of people and wild animals in America that inflects it—from Thomas Jefferson’s celebrations of early abundance to the turn-of the-last-century origins of the teddy bear to the whale-loving hippies of the 1970s. With propulsive curiosity and searing wit, and without the easy moralizing and nature worship of environmental journalism’s older guard, Wild Ones merges reportage, science, and history into a humane and endearing meditation on what it means to live in, and bring a life into, a broken world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Language Arts

Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching

Author: Mildred R. Donoghue

Publisher: SAGE Publications


Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 475

Provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students Key Features Focuses on integrating the six language arts—reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing—with other subject areas Provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing number of students with special needs and English language learners in the regular classroom Includes a detailed lesson plan in each chapter along with instructional activities and techniques to integrate the language arts across all the subjects in the elementary curriculum Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries! Student Resource CD: Bundled with the book, this CD includes video clips and discussion questions that correlate with important chapter concepts. Web-based student study site This interactive study site provides practice tests, flashcards, chapter summaries, links to NCTE/IRA and state-specific Language Arts standards, and much more. Instructor Resources on CD: Available by contacting SAGE Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243), this CD for instructors offers resources such as lecture outlines, PowerPoint slides, a test bank, and sample syllabi for semester and quarter courses. Intended Audience This book is intended for undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary language arts methods, which teaches pre-service teachers and licensure/certification candidates specifically how to teach their students the basics of the six language arts – reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing.

More Creative Uses of Children's Literature

Author: Mary Ann Paulin

Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Library Professional Publications


Category: Activity programs in education

Page: 621

View: 202

Suggests a variety of techniques for getting children involved in reading, and recommends books for children

Better Together (Teacher s Planning Guide) (2 L 6 U 3)

Author: 편집부



Category: Reading (Elementary)


View: 791

Reading textbook series, organized by thematic units, utilizes award-winning, unabridged trade book literature to teach reading and language arts competency to students, grades K-6.

Content-based Second Language Teaching and Learning

An Interactive Approach

Author: Marjorie Hall Haley

Publisher: Pearson College Division


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 387

View: 646

This text examines second language pedagogy from two critical fields of literature: psycholinguistics and socio-cultural, offering a fresh perspective on interactive content-based language teaching and learning. Unique in its kind, this highly practical text offers more methodological approaches to teaching in ESL settings than any other book on the market, making it a perfect match for undergraduate pre-service teachers who are learning how to teach ESL students in their classrooms. Novice teachers will have the opportunity to interact with the text, reflect and consult with colleagues, partners, and classmates by being able to write in the text, revisit those responses, and view video clips on the Companion Website.