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Compleat Links Volume 1, Issue 2 (Spring 2004)

Access the Latest Compleat Links Volume 1, Issue 2 (Spring 2004) Documents:

  • A Respectful Approach to Literacy 
    Ana Huerta-Macías sketches a typical family literacy program and gives links to more information. See Jim Hughes' Home Room column, "Bringing Home Into School," Essential Teacher, Spring 2004 (pp. 8-9).
  • Bringing the Family Into Family Literacy 
    Dick Keis explains how literature helps parents become partners in their children's education. Artwork and poems are posted with permission. See Jim Hughes' Home Room column, 'Bringing Home Into School,' Essential Teacher, Spring 2004 (pp. 8-9).
  • The Arts and English Language Learners 
    Merryl Goldberg believes that the arts can level the playing field for English language learners. See Sheryl Slocum's In-Service column, 'We Should Have Stayed in Kansas, Toto,'Essential Teacher, Spring 2004 (pp. 15-16).
  • Urban Legends on the Web 
    Daniel Linder uses Web-based activities to explore urban legends. See Rafael Salaberry's article, "Why the Electronic Class Will Not Replace the Face-to-Face Classroom," Essential Teacher, Spring 2004 (pp. 22-25).
  • Getting Down to Basics: Dogme in Action 
    Ruth Hamilton takes a material-free approach to language learning. See 'Leveling Out,' by Margaret Percy, Essential Teacher, Spring 2004 (pp. 42-45).
  • Grammatically Speaking, Spring 2004 
    Richard Firsten replies to readers' questions about irregular past participles, "whoever" versus "whomever," the teaching of simple past and past progressive, "who" versus "whom," the negative of "used to," and the use of "the" before "Ukraine." A reader untangles the winter Brain Teaser about "made of," "made from," and "made with."