Synopses & Reviews
This book introduces readers to the wealth of activities and resources available on the Internet for enhancing the reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills of K-12 learners. Its easy-to-use format guides readers, step-by-step, through more than 100 World Wide Web sites; while the inclusion of comprehensive lists of electronic journals, professional organizations, and English teacher sites make this a must-have resource. For parents, teachers, and aids instructing children in elementary and middle school English classes.
Table of Contents
1. Untangling the Web.
The significance of the Internet for Teachers
Browsing Through the Internet
Sites for Internet Guides and Tutorials
Resources for Reading and Language Arts Teachers
Criteria for Evaluating Materials
2. English Education Reform in a Technological World.
Reform Through Technology
Models for Internet Teaching
Role of the Teacher
K-12 Reading and Language Arts Sites
3. Reading Research and Lessons.
Enabling Readers to Overcome Reading Disabilities
Adolescent Reluctant Readers
Fun With Words
Lesson Plans for Teaching Reading
Reading Across the Curriculum
4. Literature for Children and Adolescents.
Young Adult Literature
Multicultural and World Literature Authors
5. Language Arts Standards and Activities.
English Language Arts Standards
Researching the History of English Literature
Publishing and Exploring Student Writing
Writing for Newspapers and Magazines
Debating and Speech Writing
Composing and Sharing Multimedia Presentations
English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Projects and Resources
Intercultural Communication via E-mail
Comparing Other Languages with English
Creating School Homepages
Newspapers and Magazines
An Internet Language for Easy Browsing
An Internet Language for Easy Browsing.