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Teaching Materials April 2009

Our Country’s Presidents
Ann Bausum j973.099 B351
A reference guide to the Presidents of the United States, including time lines, individual profiles, thematic spreads and a chart showing the results of every election with victors and major challengers.

The Substitute Teaching Survival Guide, Grades 6-12: Emergency Lesson Plans and Essential Advice
John Dellinger 371.14122 D357
Suggestions and tips for substitute teachers along with 67 ready-to-use emergency lesson plans for language arts, math, science and social studies.

Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment
Emma Hamilton 372.41 H217
Offers a fresh and creative approach to discovering the joys and rewards of reading. Includes over 150 creative strategies, resources and tactics to engage even the most reluctant reader.

Brand New Teacher: How to Guide and Teach the Early Grades Using Scripts
Carol Keeney 372.133 K26
Using a theatrical metaphor, Keeney gives advice on classroom management, organization, creating a rich learning environment and specific lessons to begin the year.

Seven Ways of Teaching: The Artistry of Teaching with Multiple Intelligences
David Lazear 370.1523 L432
Shows how to create lessons that draw upon the many ways of knowing and how to transform your classroom into a place where fun and learning take place at the same time.

The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do

Peg Tyre 371.8210973 T992
Discusses how boys have more trouble with the school environment and expectations, giving ideas on how to make schools more boy-friendly.

The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal’s Search for the Truth
Susan Rubin j921 W651R
The story of Wiesenthal’s search for the Gestapo officer that arrested the Frank family, in an effort to prove the Holocaust wasn’t a hoax.

Making Sense of History: Using High-Quality Literature and Hands-On Experiences to Build Content Knowledge
Myra Zarnowski j372.89 Z37
Shows how to make history a living, breathing process of inquiry through the skillful use of historical nonfiction literature and hands-on projects that make students active participants in the learning process.