Links of Interest

    Vocabulary.com This resource is amazing!  Differentiated, imaginative, rich, research-based. Spend some time exploring.                 

     Amy's Word Sorts: A great learning center activity for cooperative learning and differentiation

The Academic Word List with Spanish Cognates

Perfect Squares: Directions on how to create this word game

VIDEOS:

Amy's Connections and Coherence

Amy's There's No Such Thing as a Hard Word

Workshop Segment: Academic Vocabulary

Workshop Segment: How to Write a Cogent Argument 

Workshop Segment: Deterrmining Text Complexity

Workshop Segment: About Background Knowledge

Workshop Segment: Reading Lengthy and Complex Sentences

Workshop Segment: Reading Pace

Special Feature: Short Films about Grammar by Sue Behrens:

The 3 R's: Representation of Language in College, Reality of Language, and Realignment of Expectations

Classroom-Ready Vocabulary Resources:

Teach Vocabulary Through Lite Verse (You'll love this!)

A Vocabulary Unit Based on a Retelling of "Cinderella"

A Vocabulary Unit Based on a Retellling of "The Emperor's New Clothes"

A Vocabulary Unit Based on a Retelling of "Snow White"

For the list of Amy's books published by Routledge, click here.

 Amy's Books published by the National Council of Teachers of English

Grammar Alive! A Guide for Teachers

RxEdit: Prescriptive Lessons in Response to Student Writing Errors
 Students, click here for the lessons

Teachers, click here for the overview

RxRevise: Differentiated Lessons in Response to Students' Demonstrated Writing Needs in Addressing the Task, Development, Organization, and Language

Students, click here for the lessons

Teachers, click here for the overview

 

Amy's List of 101 Classic Books: Various levels

Amy's Classics