NAD Modern Languages Curriculum Guide 9-12
Grade 9-Grade 12
The NAD curriculum guide for teaching French, German or Spanish to Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rationale, essential learning objectives for each major subtopic, and teacher resource listing of national and international support organizations,...
A Writer is Someone Who Writes -- And So is a Writing Teacher!
An examination of the 1984 North Pacific Union Conference-sponsored writing program for elementary, secondary, and college teachers. Central to the workshop was a resource center, which facilitated the blending of theory with practice. The workshop's organizing...
College Composition Revisited: The Right Type of Write Hype
The art of writing has deteriorated and teachers need a stronger grounding in language and literature. Teachers are not interested in teaching writing courses and many are ill-equipped to do so. Guidelines for writing and writing instruction are discussed....
English Curriculum Framework SPD
Grade 5-Grade 12
An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...
English: High School Supplement SSD
Grade 7-Grade 12
Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...
In Defense of Poetry
Ronald Osborn submits that to create a "dichotomy" between practical and poetic uses of language "is both false and dangerous." Osborn contends that all language is poetic - analogical, allusive, pictorial, and much more. To reduce language...
Institute for Excellence in Writing
These writing programs produce phenomenal results for any kind of writer: talented, reluctant and special needs. Courses include DVD teacher preparation, student instruction and examples. Materials include: Teaching Writing: Structure & Style; Teaching...
Formal instruction in keyboarding can begin in third or fourth grade, when students know how to read and write well. Students need to know and understand the process of keyboarding before they are asked to revise and edit their papers. The author shows the...
Literary Clubs: Enhancing Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Skills
Forming literary clubs is one way of enriching the curriculum and motivating in-coming freshmen to think, read, and write critically at a college level. Daley discusses the educator's role in assisting students who arrive at college with inadequate reading,...
Personal Journals - A Life Skills Teaching Tool
What are the benefits of keeping a journal? Patricia Fry outlines the benefits of journaling for children in school and homeschool settings. In addition to teaching children to express themselves freely, journaling is also a useful problem-solving tool. Shared...
Readers Theatre - A Unique Approach to Reading and Writing
Readers Theatre provides opportunities for readers and audiences to interact. Students develop writing and communication skills, along with comprehension and understanding of subject matter. The author gives examples of how Readers Theatre can be used across...
Small School English Correlation Guide
Grade 1-Grade 8
The Small Schools English Correlation Guide is designed for use with The Small Schools English Manual
. In addition to providing the teacher with an abundance of strategies...
The Creative Journal for Children - A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors
This practical guide explains how to help children from preschool through junior high begin to understand themselves and to develop a positive self-image, as well as communication and artistic skills, by recording and illustrating their feelings and thoughts...
Thinking About Writing
The relation between mental processes and writing skills. Writing is a complex and symbolic activity that requires observation, imagination, and discipline. Dissatisfaction with the focus on the end-product has resulted in a discussion of the kinds of thinking...
What is Truth? Composition Assignments for Growth Values
Through this curricular experiment, the author gives teachers of composition classes an example of how they can provide an opportunity for students to experiment with expressions of their own belief and value systems in a nurturing, unconstrained setting....
Write On! Journal-Keeping for Teens
Grade 4-Grade 12
A useful tool for English/language arts teachers of writing. Write On, Journal-Keeping for Teens, shows young writers how to get started, advises them in selecting a journal book, helps them find the time to write and coaches them in using their journal...
Writing Prompts and Journal Topics
Grade 4-Grade 10
A handy collection of journal prompts and topics for elementary school teachers.