Reflectingthe classrooms of today's schools, this new textbook will help prepare you to... Integrate literature into thematic units,reflectingcurrent thinking in the field Adapt instruction for ELL and special needs learners,reflectingthe population of today's classrooms Align your lessons with IRA/NCTE standards,reflectingthe movement towards national assessment and teacher accountability Reflecton your teaching and learning, encouraging you to make thoughtful choices about effective teaching Make instructionally sound choices about the use of media in the classroom,reflectingthe changing role of technology in teaching Take a peek inside this innovative text!You'll see numerous applications and examples from real classrooms: Classroom Vignettesthroughout each chapter help you see how the chapter content becomes classroom reality.What's happening here'appears at the end of each vignette to point out how children are benefiting from their classroom interactions. Minilessonsshow step-by-step lesson procedures, including what teachers say and how they interact with students when presenting material. TheWhat are the students learning'feature at the end of each lesson helps you see the many ways that children are learning from the lesson. Teaching Tipsoffer practical, teacher-tested ideas, shortcuts, time-saving methods, or cost-cutting procedures for the busy teacher. Applications for English Language Learners, Students with Special Needs, Struggling Learnersshow how skills or strategies can be modified to help every student learn. Student Work Samplesenable you to compare the skills of students at different levels. Integrating the Language Arts Through Literature and Thematic Unitsreflectslanguage arts instruction today!Roe, Betty D. is the author of 'Integrated Language Arts Through Literature and Thematic Skills ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205395101 and ISBN 0205395104.