The first new casebook in more than ten years, it contains twenty current cases that present real classroom dilemmas English teachers are likely to encounter in today's classroom. The casebook is designed to help new and experienced English teachers become thoughtful and reflective practitioners who are well equipped to deal with complex and current problems.A grades and issues matrix identifies each case according to middle or high school grade level and indicates the issue(s) on which they focus. Twenty current cases represent real teaching dilemmas with no easy solutions so teachers can benefit from thinking through the dilemmas and developing possible solutions and consequences with other teachers. Focus questions and discussion questions accompany each case.For new and experienced English teachers.Jeremy could not say that Whitney could read and write the way students are expected to in 10th grade. Jeremy thought ... Many of the quizzes were basic recall questions, which were intended to prompt the students to keep up with their assigned reading. ... essays. At the same time, on the semester exam, a measure of studentsa#39; independent ability to read and write, Stephania earned a passing grade. ... There isna#39;t even the possibility to round the final percentage in his favor. He hasanbsp;...
|Title||:||In Case You Teach English|
|Author||:||Larry R. Johannessen, Thomas M. McCann|
|Publisher||:||Pearson College Division - 2002|