The English Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques and Materials for Grades 7-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Mary Lou Brandvik;Katherine S. McKnight
- Publish Date: 2011-03-01
Problem-solving techniques for all aspects of the English teacher's job
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.