ISBN-10:
0130939331
ISBN-13:
9780130939333
Pub. Date:
07/01/2003
Publisher:
Pearson
Student Book, Level B, Shining Star / Edition 1

Student Book, Level B, Shining Star / Edition 1

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Comments for Backcover Copy[Viewable in GHEPM only]Post a Comment Shining Star is a four-level program specifically designed for English language learners in grades 6-12. Shining Star gives students all the support they need to master reading, writing, literature, and content, within a systematic language development framework. Shining Star helps teachers create a rich learning environment where language thrives, students feel motivated to learn, and academic success is the reward. (Also see Keys to Learning for a much lower, structured approach for students.) Features:
• Research-based and standards-driven.
• Systematic, explicit reading and writing instruction.
• Expository content readings and a wide variety of literature selections.
• Academic skills and strategies students for success in the mainstream class. This four-level program has a package that supports both students and teachers:
• Comprehensive assessment tools, such as diagnostic tests, test prep worksheets for standardized test practice, and four-skills tests.
• Outstanding technology resources, including an interactive student CD-ROM, audio reading selections, a Companion Website, and the Focus and Connect video program, to help address multiple learning styles.
• Abundant classroom management and support tools, such as a fully annotated Teacher's Edition, point-of-use teaching suggestions, daily lesson plans, graphic organizers, reproducible newcomer worksheets, practice transparencies, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130939333
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Unit 1: JOURNEYS OF DISCOVERY

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Social Studies

The First Americans

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Music

This Land Is Your Land, Woody Guthrie

Roll On, Columbia, Woody Guthrie

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Pronouns

Skills for Writing: Writing Paragraphs

Writing Assignment: Descriptive Paragraph

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Historical Fiction

From River to Tomorrow, Ellen Levine

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Social Studies

Reading a Relief Map

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using the Conjunctions and and or

Skills for Writing: Writing Essays

Writing Assignment: Descriptive Essay

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Group Presentation

Writing Workshop: Descriptive Essay

Projects

Further Reading

Unit 2: THE NATURAL WORLD

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Science

Ecosystems–The Systems of Nature

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Poetry

The Bat, Theodore Roethke

The Snake, Emily Dickinson

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement: Simple Present

Skills for Writing: Writing an Expository Paragraph

Writing Assignment: Expository Paragraph

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Fiction

From My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Science

Water and Living Things

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Adverbs to Describe

Skills for Writing: Describing a Process

Writing Assignment: Process Paragraph

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Individual Presentation

Writing Workshop: Expository Essay

Projects

Further Reading


Unit 3: STRIVING FOR SUCCESS

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Social Studies

Success Stories

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Interview

An Interview with Naomi Shihab Nye, Rachel Barenblat

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Yes/No and Wh- Questions in the Simple Past

Skills for Writing: Writing Narratives: Interview Questions

Writing Assignment: Narrative Paragraph

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Short Story

From Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Science

How Seeds and Plants Grow

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Compound Sentences

Skills for Writing: Writing a Personal Narrative

Writing Assignment: Personal Narrative

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Group Interview

Writing Workshop: Biographical Narrative

Projects

Further Reading


Unit 4: CHANGE

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Science

Changing Earth

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Letters

The Intersection, Dina Anastasio

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Real Conditionals with if

Skills for Writing: Writing a Persuasive Letter

Writing Assignment: Persuasive Letter

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Novel

China’s Little Ambassador, Bette Bao Lord

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Social Studies

Migration Patterns

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Complex Sentences

Skills for Writing: Writing an Informal Persuasive E-Mail Message

Writing Assignment: Informal Persuasive E-Mail Message

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Debate

Writing Workshop: Travel Brochure

Projects

Further Reading


Unit 5: THE FRONTIER

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Social Studies

The Road to TexasIndependence

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Historical Fiction

From A Line in the Sand, Sherry Garland

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Skills for Writing: Taking Notes for a Research Paper

Writing Assignment: Notes

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Tall Tale

From Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Times,

James Cloyd Bowman

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Social Studies

The Cowboy Era

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns

Skills for Writing: Writing Summaries and Responses

Writing Assignment: Outline

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Speech

Writing Workshop: Research Report

Projects

Further Reading


Unit 6: OBSERVING THE UNIVERSE

Part 1

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Content: Science

Earth’s Orbit

Review and Practice

Connect to Literature: Myths

How Glooskap Found the Summer

Persephone and the Pomegranate Seeds

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Quotations

Skills for Writing: Writing Dialogue

Writing Assignment: Myth

Check Your Knowledge

Part 2

Objectives

Prepare to Read

Focus on Literature: Play

The Great Bear, Pamela Gerke

Review and Practice

Connect to Content: Science

Telescopes

Link the Readings

Connect to Writing

Grammar: Using Prepositional Phrases

Skills for Writing: Writing a Skit

Writing Assignment: Skit

Check Your Knowledge

Put It All Together

Objectives

Listening and Speaking Workshop: Skit

Writing Workshop: Short Story

Projects

Further Reading

Glossary

Index

Acknowledgments

Credits

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