Painless Spelling

Author: Mary Elizabeth Podhaizer

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764105678

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 255

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Provides guidelines for spelling American English words; explains visual and sound patterns, letter combinations, syllables, compound words, and hyphenation; and includes practical exercises.
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Painless Spelling

Author: Mary Elizabeth

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764134357

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Analyzes sound and letter patterns, diphthongs, silent letters, homophones and homographs, compound and abbreviated words, contractions, prefixes, suffixes, and base words to teach spelling skills.
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Painless Speaking

Author: Mary Elizabeth,Mary Elizabeth Podhaizer

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764121470

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

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Discusses oral communication including uttering a sound, the effects of culture, conversational speech, reading alone or aloud, and memorized or extemporaneous speaking.
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Using the Brain to Spell

Effective Strategies for All Levels

Author: Sally E. Burkhardt

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1607096986

Category: Education

Page: 292

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"Now I have the tools with [this] book to make [my students] more confident and love the language."--Keith Bauman, honors English teacher, The Villages Charter High School, The Villages, Florida.
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Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages

Author: Jeffrey Strausser,Jose Paniza

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764135620

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 273

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Presents information on the parts of speech; provides advice on ways to improve vocabulary, spelling, and American English pronunciation; and offers step-by-step instructions on written English, including punctuation and sentence structure to write essays and short stories.
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Teaching English Language Learners K?12

A Quick-Start Guide for the New Teacher

Author: Jerry Jesness

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 163220147X

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Bring the English language to life with this valuable new resource! Some say that learning a second language is like drinking water from a fire hose. But teaching it does not have to be like standing under Niagara Falls. This is the fundamental message of Jerry Jesness’ new quick-start guide Teaching English Language Learners K-12. In our climate, ELL teachers face immense demands as educators because the ELL class is often the critical, transitional step into a student’s entire education. The author provides specific strategies to address the special challenges for instructors. This valuable resource offers a terrific framework to nurture that motivating spark in English Language learners. For ELL educators, it’s more than a job—it’s a mission! Teaching English Language Learners K-12 includes: • Customizing instructions to create developmentally and culturally appropriate lessons for all learners • Comprehensive vocabulary checklists for common English words and concepts • Practical methods for using the learner’s native language and culture in the classroom • Helpful strategies for teaching spoken English, reading, and writing • Encouraging tips to become a better ELL teacher This book delivers a concise array of teaching strategies, curriculum, and things ESL teachers need to know to become most confident in their work and most effective with their students.
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Painless Junior: English for Speakers of Other Languages

Author: Jeffrey Strausser

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764139840

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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Here's a very approachable textbook for both children and adults who speak English as their second language. It acquaints students with correct English sentence construction, parts of speech, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling, and offers extra tips on how to expand one's English-language vocabulary. After laying out these fundamentals, the authors proceed with solid instruction on writing a paragraph in English, and then with instruction on writing a multi-paragraph story. Advice includes choosing a topic to write about, sketching out a rough draft, and finally revising and editing the finished piece. Students once daunted by what they perceived as the intricacies of English will be attracted by the authors' student-friendly approach to proficiency.
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Spelling Simplified

Author: Judi Kesselman-Turkel,Franklynn Peterson

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299191733

Category: Study Aids

Page: 208

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THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays. Millions of people want to learn to spell correctly, but they fear the task will be tedious and painful. Now, with the unique, logical approach presented in Spelling Simplified, anyone can become a skilled speller quickly and easily. Through the use of simple and effective exercises and tips, Spelling Simplified illustrates what many poor spellers forget—that the way a word is spelled is closely related to the sound and meaning of that word. Chapters devoted to syllables and stress, patterns in the language, consonant clusters, and vowel-consonant combinations are included, each complete with its own set of examples and exercises. From the simplest root words through longer words derived from foreign languages, Spelling Simplified guides you through basic techniques for learning how to “hear” a word, how to master irregularities, and how to form large words from smaller ones. Breezily written and easy to use, Spelling Simplified shows that mastering spelling cn be painless—and even fun.
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Painless American History

Author: Curt Lader

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764106200

Category: History

Page: 304

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With a narrative style designed for students, this study guide covers major events in American history from ancient times to the present, with timelines and ideas for Internet projects
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