Shining Star, Level C

Shining Star, Level C

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Shining Star is a four-level program specifically designed for English language learners in grades 6-12. Shining Star gives students all the support they need to master reading, writing, literature, and content, within a systematic language development framework. Shining Star helps teachers create a rich learning environment where language thrives, students feel motivated to learn, and academic success is the reward. (Also see Keys to Learning for a much lower, structured approach for students.) Features: Research-based and standards-driven. Systematic, explicit reading and writing instruction. Expository content readings and a wide variety of literature selections. Academic skills and strategies students for success in the mainstream class.This four-level program has a package that supports both students and teachers: Comprehensive assessment tools, such as diagnostic tests, test prep worksheets for standardized test practice, and four-skills tests. Outstanding technology resources, including an interactive student CD-ROM, audio reading selections, a Companion Website, and the Focus and Connect video program, to help address multiple learning styles. Abundant classroom management and support tools, such as a fully annotated Teacher's Edition, point-of-use teaching suggestions, daily lesson plans, graphic organizers, reproducible newcomer worksheets, practice transparencies, and more.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 215.9 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Student
  • 013093934X
  • 9780130939340

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"Shining Star" is a four-level program specifically designed for English language learners in grades 6-12. "Shining Star" gives students all the support they need to master reading, writing, literature, and content, within a systematic language development framework. "Shining Star" helps teachers create a rich learning environment where language thrives, students feel motivated to learn, and academic success is the reward. (Also see "Keys to Learning" for a much lower, structured approach for students.) Features: Research-based and standards-driven. Systematic, explicit reading and writing instruction. Expository content readings and a wide variety of literature selections. Academic skills and strategies students for success in the mainstream class.This four-level program has a package that supports both students and teachers: Comprehensive assessment tools, such as diagnostic tests, test prep worksheets for standardized test practice, and four-skills tests. Outstanding technology resources, including an interactive student CD-ROM, audio reading selections, a Companion Website, and the Focus and Connect video program, to help address multiple learning styles. Abundant classroom management and support tools, such as a fully annotated Teacher's Edition, point-of-use teaching suggestions, daily lesson plans, graphic organizers, reproducible newcomer worksheets, practice transparencies, and more.show more

Table of contents

Unit 1: POINTS OF VIEW Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Social Studies Moving Toward Independence: The BostonTea Party Review and Practice Connect to Literature: Music Yankee Doodle Important Events of the American Revolution (Timeline) The World Turned Upside Down Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Using the Simple Past Skills for Writing: Using Sequence Words in Narrative Text Writing Assignment: Narrative Paragraphs Check Your Knowledge Part 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Personal Narrative From Daughter of China, Meihong Xu and Larry Engelmann Review and Practice Connect to Content: Social Studies Understanding Cultural Differences, Sandy Cameron Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement in the Simple Present Skills for Writing: Writing Journal Entries to Develop Fluency Writing Assignment: Journal Entry Check Your Knowledge Put It All TogetherObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: PresentationWriting Workshop: Personal NarrativeProjectsFurther Reading Unit 2: THE HUMAN SPIRIT Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Social Studies Abraham Lincoln Review and Practice Connect to Literature: Poetry Nancy Hanks, Rosemary Carr and Stephen Vincent Benet Lincoln, John Gould Fletcher Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Using Real Conditionals: Sentences with if Clauses Skills for Writing: Persuasive Writing Writing Assignment: Persuasive Paragraph Check Your Knowledge Part 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Biography Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Kathleen Thompson Review and Practice Connect to Content: Social Studies The Peace Corps Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Using Modals of Advice Skills for Writing: Giving Advice in an Informal E-Mail Message Writing Assignment: Advice in an Informal E-Mail Message Check Your Knowledge Put It All TogetherObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: Group PresentationWriting Workshop: Letter to the EditorProjectsFurther Reading Unit 3: VOICES OF FREEDOM Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Social Studies I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King Jr. Review and Practice Connect to Literature: Poetry Lady Freedom Among Us, Rita Dove Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: The Present Perfect Skills for Writing: Writing Essays Writing Assignment: Descriptive Essay Check Your Knowledge Part 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Historical Fiction From Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor Review and Practice Connect to Content: Social Studies Words of Freedom Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Gerunds and Infinitives Skills for Writing: Writing a Poem Writing Assignment: Poem Check Your Knowledge Put It All Together ObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: SpeechWriting Workshop: Descriptive EssayProjectsFurther Reading Unit 4: RISKS AND CHALLENGES Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Social Studies The Train to Freedom Follow the Drinking Gourd Review and Practice Connect to Literature: Personal Narrative Five New Words at a Time, Yu-Lan (Mary) Ying Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Using Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases Skills for Writing: Writing Interview Questions and Responses Writing Assignment: Interview Questions Check Your Knowledge Part 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Play From The Little Prince: The Play, Rick Cummins and John Scoullar Review and Practice Connect to Content: Science Performance Anxiety Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Contractions Skills for Writing: Writing Dialogue Writing Assignment: Dialogue Check Your Knowledge Put It All Together ObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: TV CommercialWriting Workshop: Biographical NarrativeProjectsFurther Reading Unit 5: REACH FOR THE STARS Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Science Earth and the Milky Way Review and Practice Connect to Literature and Art: Poetry and Paintings The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh On van Gogh's 'Starry Night', Martha Staid Escape at Bedtime, Robert Louis Stevenson Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Skills for Writing: Using the Internet to Do Research Reports Writing Assignment: Research Report Check Your Knowledge Part 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Myths The Ten Chinese Suns Re Why the Sun Is So High in the Heavens Review and Practice Connect to Content: Science Solar Eclipses Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Using the Passive Voice Skills for Writing: Quoting and Paraphrasing Writing Assignment: Research Report Check Your Knowledge Put It All Together ObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: Oral ReportWriting Workshop: Research ReportProjectsFurther Reading Unit 6: SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES Part 1 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Content: Science and Art Light A Reflection in Art: Jan van Eyck's Double PortraitReview and Practice Connect to Literature: Essay Mirror, Mirror: Mambo No. 5, Gustavo Perez Firmat Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns Skills for Writing: Writing Responses Writing Assignment: Response Check Your KnowledgePart 2 ObjectivesPrepare to ReadFocus on Literature: Autobiography From The Story of My Life, Hellen Keller Review and Practice Connect to Content: Social Studies Sowing the Seeds of Peace, Mandy Terc Link the Readings Connect to Writing Grammar: Compound and Complex Sentences Skills for Writing: Focusing on Paragraph Unity Writing Assignment: Personal Narrative Check Your Knowledge Put It All TogetherObjectivesListening and Speaking Workshop: Group PresentationWriting Workshop: Short StoryProjectsFurther Reading GlossaryIndexAcknowledgmentsCreditsshow more

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