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PM Sapphire Extras - Teacher's Guide, Levels 29-30 - 9780170120098
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PM Sapphire Extras - Teacher's Guide, Levels 29-30

By | Copyright Year:2005 | ISBN-13: 9780170120098

The PM Extras Teacher's Guide Sapphire Levels 29-30 provides suggestions for small-group teaching using the six chapter books and six non-fiction titles.

Each set of teachers notes includes
• Text features of each book including key vocabulary, grammatical conventions, spelling and visual literacy components
• a variety of comprehension questions at the literal, inferential and critical levels
• Suggested activities for going beyond the text
• a reading and writing activity sheet to accompany each text
• computer task cards to enhance students' understanding of the text using information technology skills
• creative thinking tasks that have been designed using the levels of thinking from Bloom's taxonomy.

The teacher's guide also provides ideas for assessment and an overview of a balanced reading program.


About the PM Extras books at Sapphire Level
A Balanced reading program
Checklist of text features and specific language skills
Using the teachers' notes in this guide
General outcomes
Reading record example: Level 30
Assessment record example: Level 30
Reading record example: Level 29
Assessment record example: Level 29
Reading record pro-forma
Assessment record pro-forma
Reading checklist
Reading self-assessment
Teachers' notes and BLMs for the books at Sapphire Level
Computer task cards
Bloom's Taxonomy activities