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The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, & Speaking Skills (Responsive Classroom)

The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, & Speaking Skills (Responsive Classroom)

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  • ISBN-13: 9781892989611
  • Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
  • Release Date: Feb 26, 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.7 x 9.9 x 6.9 inches

Overview

The Language of Learning offers a practical approach to teaching these essential communication skills:

  • Listening and understanding
  • Thinking before speaking
  • Speaking clearly and concisely
  • Asking thoughtful questions
  • Giving high-quality answers
  • Backing up opinions with reasons and evidence
  • Agreeing thoughtfully
  • Disagreeing respectfully

Includes:

  • Skills chapters on listening, speaking, questioning, crafting an argument, and agreeing and disagreeing respectfully
  • Practical teaching strategies for developing each skill in a way that integrates seamlessly with your existing curriculum
  • Common core connections charts listing K-6 speaking and listening standards addressed by each chapter
  • Teaching timeline suggesting when to introduce each skill
  • Sample letters to parents about ways to extend their child's learning at home

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