Tools for Teaching in the Block

by Roberta L. Sejnost

Effectively use the extended class period to enhance student achievement!

Take advantage of block scheduling with this book's four-phase lesson planning framework and numerous instructional strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning. Teachers in any subject area can use practical, research-based methods and tools such as cooperative learning, quality questioning, and graphic organizers to reach adolescents. Each chapter includes reproducible blackline masters for classroom use, plus activities for:

  • Preparing students for learning by focusing on prior knowledge, reading, writing, and critical thinking
  • Helping students actively interact with and process what they have learned 
  • Clarifying, reinforcing, and extending learning

  • SAGE Publications; April 2009
  • ISBN: 9781452208671
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Tools for Teaching in the Block
  • Author: Roberta L. Sejnost (ed.)
  • Imprint: Corwin

In The Press

"Teachers who have block scheduling will develop their expertise by using this text. This book provides a four-phase lesson plan format that sets the purpose for learning and offers several strategies to foster critical and creative thinking."