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$10.00The Unit Organizer demonstrates how teachers can "frame" a unit and then organize information into lessons. By framing a unit, the teacher then helps students see and understand the "big picture" of the unit. This video shows how an elementary teacher and her students use the Unit Organizer Routine to introduce a lesson on conferencing to improve writing. (Length: 13:50) Learn More
UNDERSTANDING ACADEMIC LANGUAGE (The Text Pattern Strategy) (Frances Ihle with Jacqueline Schafer) (2014) (PDF Download)$30.00Understanding Academic Language (formerly the Text Pattern Strategy) teaches students how authors of content area texts use academic language to convey meaning. This electronic manual consists of six lessons, instructional materials, and learning sheets. The lessons outline the procedures for conducting the pretest and posttest, and also the procedures for teaching the TEXT Strategy. For the convenience of the individual using this manual, hyperlinks have been created between the lessons and the instructional materials located in the appendices.You must be logged in to order downloadable products.
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