Description : You can find hundreds of literacy lessons in hundreds of places--but none of them will do for students what the ones in this book do. What's the magic bullet? Potent integration. Divided into five weeklong learning sequences, the 50 lessons span the ELA standards, bringing a Monday-through-Friday clarity to the sometimes mysterious process of skill-building through demonstrations and practice. Follow each sequence and week by week, you'll build the instructional potency to help students achieve a year's worth of growth as you integrate: Writing Narratives with Identifying Sensory Words in Text Research with Identifying Topic and Details Opinion Writing with Close Reading for Text Evidence Comparing and Contrasting with Publishing Using Digital Tools Informative Writing with Use of Text Features Each of the 50 lessons is eminently dippable. But if you want to do more extended instructional planning, there are lots of additional tools--including lists of mentor texts, and If/Then and Extending-the-Work charts--within the book and on the companion website: www.corwin.com/commoncorecompanion.
Description : Lists internship opportunities in a variety of fields, giving information about selectivity, compensation, deadlines, and duration.
Description : As the Internet continues to develop as the central resource for entertainment, news, communication, and research, Web 101 continues to include all the tools readers need to acquire a foundational understanding of the online resources available today and how to take full advantage of the Web's power. Lehnert and Kopec cover the fundamentals of the Internet's most popular features—communication tools, e-mail, searching, personal safety, and software—with new material on social networking and Web construction and design. Web 101 gives readers all the background information and tools they need to become proficient users and savvy content-providers of the Internet. Getting Started; Personal Safety Online; E-mail Management; Web 2.0; Find What You Want—Fast!; Software on the Internet; E-Commerce; Encryption and the Internet; Basic Web Page Construction; Advanced Web Page Construction; HTML Character Codes; Style Sheets; File Types; Copyright Law. For all readers interested in the fundamentals of the Internet's most popular features.
Description : Unique coverage--offers a friendly, solutions-oriented approach to working with the iMac. The text is enjoyable while giving solid working examples of learning the basics of the Mac OS and real-world uses for the software bundled with the iMac. Exciting featues of the book include: cover will again feature the iMac image that contributed to the last edition's overwhelming success; new Mac OS 9 coverage including updates to QuickTime, Sherlock II, networking features, and troubleshooting, upgrading, and maintaining; exclusive coverage of bundled software such as Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, AOL, and Netscape Navigator, MP3, games, PlainTalk 2.0, and Voice Authorisation.