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Teach 4 the Heart Teaching Resources I am the founder of Teach 4 the Heart ( I've also taught middle school math for four years, including Math 6, pre algebra, and Algebra 1. I've also taught English and accounting. I lean towards a more traditional teaching style, but I am always looking for new ideas. I believe technology should aid in genuine learning, not just be used for its own sake.

A lesson on “To Kill A Mockingbird” Title – To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee By – Mat Campione Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – Grades 8/9 Introduction: This book creates a learning environment for the grade 9 level of reading. Included in this book are a lot of racial issues and sexual issues. To teach lessons throughout the book, the teacher must be prepared to deal with the thoughts of a society that is different than what we are used to right now. In order to begin the book: Make a list of 10 vocabulary words that will be used as a guide throughout the book. Here are some examples: The following words are used throughout the story and help the children understand the meaning of the book.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People If you happen to use The Leader in Me by Stephen R. Covey at your school or in your classroom, you might find these useful. This packet includes 14 pages to use along with this book. Airfreight Supply Chain Process 'Simplified' by New Technology Airfreight Supply Chain Process 'Simplified' by New Technology By: Handy Shipping Guide | April 09, 2013 Airlines will have a single agreement with IATA that enables them to accept e-AWBs from all participating freight forwarders, while freight forwarders will have a similar agreement that will allow them to tender e-AWB shipments to multiple airlines at numerous airports worldwide.

About AT23 Gallery - AT23 Gallery The AT23 Gallery is a collaborative effort between parent and child. Its roots lie in the interest that Aiden Brueck, age 5 years 8 months, displays in arts and crafts. On a daily basis, Aiden asks his father, Jeremy Brueck, to "do a little craft" with him. 10 English jokes to make learning English fun. Laughter is the best medicine Jokes are an essential part of any language and culture and are a great way of understanding the target language through the play on words and a culture’s sense of humour. The English Language is filled with witty, clever jokes that illustrate the play on words such as homophones, double entendre and puns like this: Did you hear about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He’s all right now. Every evening I share a joke on my Facebook Page under the title of Evening Fun.

Teen articles This diary offers students and teachers a step-by-step introduction to the LearnEnglish Teens website and a more motivating and communicative alternative to course book-based homework. It can be used with students with an A2+ level of English. Writing is becoming an increasingly important skill in today’s world. Teaching Opinion, Informative & Narrative Writing Types Free Posters and Infographic: Teaching the Three Types of Writing The Common Core State Standards require that students know three main types of writing: opinion/argumentative, informative/explanatory and narrative. What are these types of writing and how can you explain them to students?

This website is a huge resource containing activities and advice that refference all 5 components of reading instruction. by b9g Mar 11

Lists 22 strategies for increasing comprehension and gives a guide for when these should be used: before reading, during reading, after reading. by lois1955 Nov 11

This website explains the importance of fluency. Includes an informal assessment for fluency as well as a chart that shows when certain activities should be used: before reading, during reading, after reading. by lois1955 Nov 11

I looked at this site specifically for fluency, but the 5 components of reading are all listed. Specifically for fluency, the site has strategies, interactive tools, blogs, research, and a store for further resources if needed. The strategies are helpful because they are bulleted based on when a teacher should use them (i.e. before, during, or after reading). by kbeck07 Nov 4

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