Inspired Learners, Active Minds: A Guide for the English Classroom

Inspired Learners, Active Minds: A Guide for the English Classroom

By: Dennis J. Kafalas (author)Paperback

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This guide offers a step-by-step, year-long teaching plan that has practical and easy-to-use best practice strategies for secondary English teachers. The book lays out an instructional model that improves literacy for every single student. With this guide, teachers will develop reading fluency, improve essay and research paper writing, and purposefully integrate literature into their classrooms by using student-centered lessons and examples.

About Author

Dennis Kafalas has taught middle and high school English in urban and suburban settings for twenty years. He has worked with a variety of students in interesting and insightful ways.


Chapter 1 Why Use Reading and Writing Workshop? Chapter 2 Suspending Disbelief Chapter 3 First Step: Choice and Ownership of Reading and Writing Chapter 4 The Writer's Notebook Chapter 5 The Writing Workshop Chapter 6 Grading Chapter 7 Bringing Literature into the Classroom Chapter 8 Performance Based Exams Chapter 9 Writing the Research Paper Chapter 10 Portfolios, Assessment and Metacognition Chapter 11 Starting the School Year in the Workshop Model

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781578867240
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9781578867240
  • weight: 209
  • ISBN10: 157886724X

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