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Compleat Links Volume 4, Issue 2 (June 2007)

Access the Latest Compleat Links Volume 4, Issue 2 (June 2007) Documents:

  • Using Comprehension Strategies in Second Grade 
    By carefully demonstrating reading strategies in a workshop-oriented classroom, Laura Menzella gives students the tools they need to make magic with meaning.
  • The Right Place at the Right Time 
    Teaching abroad helped Gillian Grant develop in ways that would never have been possible in her home country, but she knew when it was time to go home.
  • Connecting the Course Book 
    Brian Tomlinson argues that teachers can overcome the shortcomings of course books by humanizing, localizing, and personalizing the texts and tasks for the students.
  • Twelve Chickens 
    The death of a student made Tracey Lin Edou wonder about the relevance of the middle school lessons she was teaching in Gabon.
  • Grammatically Speaking, June 2007 
    Richard Firsten answers queries about the difference between gerunds and present participles, settles a bet between colleagues, and offers another Brain Teaser.