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  1. WRITE! Student Workbook D (Years 4-5): Set of 5

    The WRITE! series is a research-based writing program with a foundation in grammar, usage and mechanics (GUM). Comprising of eight books (Books A-H), the program has been developed to give primary and early high school students the tools they need to improve their writing skills and raise their scores on standardised tests. Each WRITE! book is explicitly aligned to the Australian Curriculum: English, but the series has relevance for any curriculum subject area that requires children to create written texts. WRITE! Workbook D accompanies WRITE! Student Book D, which is intended for use by children in Years 4-5. It provides a space for students to record their responses to questions and assessments given in the Student Book.

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    A$29.95
  2. WRITE! Teacher Guide D (Years 4-5)

    The WRITE! series is a research-based writing program with a foundation in grammar, usage and mechanics (GUM). Comprising of eight books (Books A-H), the program has been developed to give primary and early high school students the tools they need to improve their writing skills and raise their scores on standardised tests. Each WRITE! book is explicitly aligned to the Australian Curriculum: English, but the series has relevance for any curriculum subject area that requires children to create written texts. WRITE! Teacher Guide D accompanies WRITE! Student Book D, which is intended for use by children in Years 4-5. It contains advice for teachers on implementing the series, links to the Australian Curriculum and an answer key for Student Book D, as well as a range of reproducible tools for writing including additional writing prompts, graphic organisers and word lists.

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    A$15.95
  3. WRITE! Student Book D (Years 4-5): Set of 5

    The WRITE! series is a research-based writing program with a foundation in grammar, usage and mechanics (GUM). Comprising of eight books (Books A-H), the program has been developed to give primary and early high school students the tools they need to improve their writing skills and raise their scores on standardised tests. Each WRITE! book is explicitly aligned to the Australian Curriculum: English, but the series has relevance for any curriculum subject area that requires children to create written texts. WRITE! Student Book D is intended for use by children in Years 4-5. Topics covered in Part I: Foundations include doing verbs and relating verbs, exact adjectives, joining sentences and proofreading. In Part II: Models, students learn about seven different genres of writing: descriptions, personal narratives, fictional narratives, informative essays, persuasive essays, summaries and research reports.

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    A$100.00
  4. Activities and Assessments Using the Australian Curriculum

    Activities and Assessments Using the Australian Curriculum will provide specific examples of differentiated activities to teachers at all year levels, clarify how to set up and plan for student choices, explain how to write and implement tiered lessons and units, and translate theory into sound practice. This revised Australian edition includes 50 'how-to' differentiated units of work with student activities and their assessments, and features content descriptions from various Australian Curriculum learning areas. Primarily for F-6 students, content descriptions for Years 7-8 have also been included for use with older students or as extension activities for advanced students.

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    A$39.95
  5. Solving the Assessment Puzzle, Revised Edition

    How, why and what we assess are some of the most pressing issues, questions and concerns in education today. Many educators are deeply concerned about this issue yet feel lost or confused in the competing requirements, needs and demands they hear from students, parents, administrators, state and federal government, and the public at large. In this book, the authors take a broad look at assessment and what it means for today's educators. This updated revised edition of the best-selling assessment book includes 100 rubrics, demonstrates how to use rubrics to assess standards and describes how to include Product Criteria Cards in complex rubrics. The expanded glossary includes 50 of the most important assessment terms, each explained in an understandable and user-friendly fashion.

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    A$39.95
  6. Formative Classroom Walkthroughs: How Principals and Teachers Collaborate to Raise Student Achievement

    Revolutionise the walkthrough to focus on the endgame of teaching: student learning. Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart present the proven practice of formative walkthroughs that ask and answer questions that are specific to what the student is learning and doing. Drawing upon their research and extensive work with F-12 teachers and administrators, the authors delve into the learning target theory of action and show you how to develop a schoolwide collaborative culture that enhances the learning of teachers, administrators, coaches and students. Detailed examples of how formative walkthroughs work across year levels and subject areas, and useful templates are provided.

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    A$35.95
  7. Uncovering Student Ideas in Life Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes

    In this volume, Keeley addresses the topics of life and its diversity; structure and function; life processes and needs of living things; ecosystems and change; reproduction, life cycles and heredity; and human biology. Using the probes as diagnostic tools for identifying and analysing students' preconceptions, teachers can move students from where they are in their current thinking to where they need to be to achieve scientific understanding. Each probe is supported by extensive Teacher Notes, which provide background information on the purpose of the probes, related concepts, explanations of the life science ideas being taught and related ideas in the Australian Curriculum: Science.

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    A$32.95
  8. Uncovering Student Ideas in Physical Science, Volume 1: 45 New Force and Motion Assessment Probes

    The 45 assessment probes in Uncovering Students Ideas in Physical Science enable teachers to find out what students really think about key ideas in force and motion. This book includes Teacher Notes, related concepts, explanations for the teacher of the force and motion ideas being taught, related ideas in the Australian Curriculum: Science and Mathematics, research on typical student misconceptions regarding force and motion, and suggestions for instruction and assessment. The related ideas in the Australian Curriculum: Science and Mathematics, match the concepts in each activity with corresponding content descriptions in the Australian Curriculum from multiple year levels.

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    A$39.95
  9. Tools for Teaching Writing: Strategies and Interventions for Diverse Learners in Grades 3-8

    Teaching students to write with the level of fluency and focus demanded by new standards and common assessments is tough in a crowded curriculum loaded with lots of other instructional responsibilities. This series of writing prompts, instructional strategies, evaluation forms, and other tools help you address eight traits that lead to writing success. And a seven-step process ensures you always know which tool to use and when to use it as you teach essential writing skills. Because of the level of student diversity you face, there are ideas and strategies for accommodating different learning styles and tips for English language learners, struggling readers, and students with disabilities.

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    A$43.95
  10. 30 Strategies to Build Literacy Skills: Engagement at Every Level of Thinking!

    This resource will encourage teachers to help students work smarter, not harder, to become actively engaged in their own learning. The thirty research-based, easy-to-use strategies - applicable to any content area - encourage student mastery of the curriculum standards for English. Using this practical resource, teachers and administrators will understand the components of engaged classrooms and create an environment where students are active participants in their learning; teach students to engage emotionally with text and retain and explain what they've read; distinguish between top-down, passive classrooms and two-way, engaged-for-success classrooms that promote higher-level thinking and learning; and support lesson plans with activities, lists, and other reproducibles.

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    A$32.95
  11. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  12. Differentiating The Curriculum: Supporting Teachers to Thrive in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

    In mixed-ability classrooms, it is inevitable that students will have different learning styles, backgrounds, prior knowledge, experience and willingness to learn. While teachers may be unable to change the content prescribed by their school, they have an enormous amount of control in the way they assign this content to their students. These include: Ability Grouping; Cooperative Learning Teams; Learning Contracts; Learning Centres; Multi-age Grouping; and Individual Learning Plans.

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    A$35.95

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