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  • Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3by Barbara Moss; Diane Lapp

    Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 37.00

    Even the youngest readers and writers in today?s classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based... more...

  • Making Sense of Phonics, Second Editionby Isabel L. Beck; Mark E. Beck

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 30.00

    This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities,... more...

  • Building Comprehension in Every Classroomby Rachel Brown; Peter Dewitz; Nell K. Duke

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 31.00

    This book presents a practical model and specific unit- and lesson-planning ideas for enhancing students' reading comprehension in any 2-8 classroom. The authors provide innovative suggestions that help teachers construct a comprehension curriculum organized around literature, informational texts, or a basal reading program. Vivid case examples... more...

  • Oh, China!by Chih-p'ing Chou; Perry Link; Xuedong Wang

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    Oh, China! meets the needs of advanced beginners or "heritage learners" who already speak some Chinese but require instruction in reading and writing fundamentals before moving to the intermediate level. In this fully revised edition, state-of-the-art lessons go over the basics of standard Mandarin pronunciation and introduce students to Chinese characters.... more...

  • A New Chinaby Chih-p'ing Chou; Joanne Chiang; Jianna Eagar

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 64.00

    Originally published in 1999, A New China has become a standard textbook for intermediate Chinese language learning. This completely revised edition reflects China's dramatic developments in the last decade and consolidates the previous two-volume set into one volume for easy student use. Written from the perspective of a foreign student who has... more...

  • All Things Consideredby Chih-p'ing Chou; Yan Xia; Meow Hui Goh

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 58.00

    Designed for students who have completed at least two years of college Chinese, this thoroughly revised edition of All Things Considered bridges the gap between intermediate- and advanced-level Chinese. Lessons promote student discussion and include thought-provoking topics relevant to contemporary Chinese society, such as the increasing divisions... more...

  • A Trip to Chinaby Chih-p'ing Chou; Der-lin Chao; Chen Gao

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    A Trip to China is an intermediate Chinese language textbook designed for students who have studied one year of college Chinese. Offering a strong foundation in grammar and vocabulary, it is written from the perspective of a foreign exchange student who has just arrived in China for the first time. This thoroughly revised edition not... more...

  • Anything Goesby Chih-p'ing Chou; Hua-Hui Wei; Kun An; Wei Wang

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    Suitable for students with three or more years of modern Chinese language instruction, Anything Goes uses advanced materials to reinforce language skills and increase understanding of contemporary China in one semester. This fully revised edition provides learners with a deeper fluency in high-level Chinese vocabulary and grammar, and includes newspaper... more...

  • From Fluency to Comprehensionby Timothy Rasinski; Nancy D. Padak

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 29.00

    Helping teachers move beyond fluency as measured by speed alone, this book focuses on building the skills that students need to read accurately, meaningfully, and expressively--the essential components of reading comprehension. Each concise chapter presents a tried-and-true instructional or assessment strategy and shows how K-12 teachers can apply... more...

  • Word Journeys, Second Editionby Kathy Ganske

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 45.00

    This trusted teacher resource and course text provides a comprehensive approach to assessing and building children's word knowledge (grades K-8). Kathy Ganske shows how carefully planned word study can improve students' reading and writing skills while fostering their appreciation of language. Complete instructions are provided for implementing... more...