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Talk that teaches : using strategic talk to help students achieve the common core

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Teaching practices that work (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1576 .P258 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10251237

Keywords:

Communication in education, Comprehension--Study and teaching, Language arts--Standards--United States--States

Abstract:

Summary: "Featuring vivid examples and lesson plans, this book helps K-8 teachers reflect on and improve the ways talk is used in their classrooms. The authors explain the important role of skillful "teacher talk" in effective, motivating literacy instruction geared to the Common Core standards. Presented are clear-cut ways to help students set explicit goals for their learning; explain and model key strategies; and provide ongoing feedback. Over a dozen easy-to-implement lessons in vocabulary, comprehension, and writing are complete with how-to-do-it instructions, classroom vignettes, text suggestions, and reproducible worksheets. The large-size format facilitates photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials"-- Provided by publisher.; Summary: "Subject Areas/Keywords: CCSS, classroom discussions, Common Core State Standards, comprehension, elementary, English language arts, explanations, explicit, informational texts, lesson plans, listening, literature, oral language, reading instruction, speaking, strategies, teacher talk, teaching, vocabulary, writing DESCRIPTION Featuring vivid examples and lesson plans, this book helps K-8 teachers reflect on and improve the ways talk is used in their classrooms. The authors explain the important role of skillful "teacher talk" in effective, motivating literacy instruction geared to the CCSS. Presented are clear-cut ways to help students set explicit goals for their learning; explain and model key strategies; and provide ongoing feedback. Over a dozen easy-to-implement lessons in vocabulary, comprehension, and writing are complete with how-to-do-it instructions, classroom vignettes, text suggestions, and reproducible worksheets. The large-size format facilitates photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng