A Teacher's Guide to Organizational Strategies for Thinking - download pdf or read online

By Billie F. Birnie

ISBN-10: 1475814046

ISBN-13: 9781475814040

A consultant to Organizational concepts for pondering and Writing offers academics and scholars ten styles for arranging rules that may extend their repertoire of organizational abilities. each one development is illustrated through passages that version the method, and every is observed by means of an project that invitations program and perform. types that surround quite a lot of subjects—literature, historical past, technological know-how, mathematics—are supplied for college students within the early grades, in heart tuition, and in highschool or collage. lecturers will locate the 1st a part of the publication worthy in making plans writing guideline, not only for language arts yet for any topic that calls for English exposition. scholars, from rising to finished writers, will take advantage of examining the passages and finishing the assignments. The ideas comprise six simple approaches—chronological, spatial, topical, comparability, distinction, comparability contrast—and 4 much less recognized patterns—traditional narrative, point
counterpoint, question-answer, and prolonged analogy. The ebook concludes with a lesson in modeling rhythm and rhyme in poetry. another key good points of this booklet contain:

•Ready-to-use assignments
•A bonus lesson on modeling rhythm and rhyme
•Leads to extra resources
•An advent to modeling prose passages

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Then answer the question fully, with examples and elaboration. Make up a story with a hero or heroine who faces a problem; tell how the problem is resolved and then end the story. State a misconception some grown-ups have about teenagers. Then state what is actually true. Develop the statement about what is actually true with details from your own and your friends’ experiences. Tell how the heart is like a pump, how friendship is like a garden, or how the brain is like a computer. Tell about the things that are different in two of your favorite stories.

Both have mean women, the stepmother and the witch. They both have handsome princes that rescue the girls. That’s why I like them. Model Appropriate for the Middle Grades George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were alike in three ways. Both of them were important men during wars. George Washington was the hero of the American Revolution, and Abraham Lincoln led the country through the Civil War. Both men stood for right. Washington helped win independence from England, and Lincoln helped abolish slavery.

New York: Penguin Press. Teasdale, Sara. 1911. Helen of Troy and Other Poems by Sara Teasdale. New York: Original publisher unknown. Available online through Project Gutenberg. Tufte, Virginia. 2006. Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press. 45 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Billie F. Birnie has been teaching writing most of her life, first to students in elementary, middle, and senior high schools, and, in recent years, to prospective and experienced teachers. Her published writing ranges from poetry and memoir to professional articles and books on teaching and learning.

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