Making Big Words, Grades 3 – 6: Multilevel, Hands-On Spelling and Phonics Activities (Making Words)

Making Big Words, Grades 3 - 6: Multilevel, Hands-On Spelling and Phonics Activities (Making Words)

Best Seller. This innovative book combines phonics and spelling in 150 hands-on activities that will challenge children as they learn new words and sort them by letter patterns prefixes suffixes and big word parts. With each lesson students use pre-selected letters to make 15-20 words starting with short words and building up to longer words. And they discover that changing just one letter or the sequence of letters in a word can change its meaning. Includes guidelines for creating lessons to suit your specific needs! 160 pp. Gr. 3-6

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Making Words: Multilevel, Hands-On, Developmentally Appropriate Spelling and Phonics Activities

Making Words: Multilevel, Hands-On, Developmentally Appropriate Spelling and Phonics Activities

Making Words An innovative, developmental approach to teaching phonics and spelling. This classroom resource contains lessons in which students select letters to build short and long words. Full description

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Doing Things: A Guide to Programing Activities for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

Doing Things: A Guide to Programing Activities for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

Doing Things shows how to provide a positive environment for persons with Alzheimer’s disease by offering opportunities for social interaction and constructive, enjoyable activities. Zgola outlines the ways in which a patient’s functional impairment can be assessed; the strengths, weaknesses, and needs most commonly encountered among persons with Alzheimer’s disease; and ways activities can be tailored to accommodate them. She offers step-by-step instructions for selecting and presenting appropriate activities and includes cooking and crafts projects, a sample exercise routine, and a sample daily schedule. The techniques she describes are designed to promote a sense of security and self-esteem, by avoiding possible sources of confusion or confrontation.

Based on the highly successful program developed at one day-care facility for persons with dementia, Doing Things offers an invaluable guide for professionals and volunteers supervising activities at day-care centers and extended-care facilities―as well as for individuals who are caring for patients at home. Throughout, Zgola’s emphasis is on treating persons who have Alzheimer’s disease with empathy, courtesy, and dignity.

Doing Things shows how to provide a positive environment for persons with Alzheimer’s disease by offering opportunities for social interaction and constructive, enjoyable activities. Zgola outlines the ways in which a patient’s functional impairment can be assessed; the strengths, weaknesses, and needs most commonly encountered among persons with Alzheimer’s disease; and ways activities can be tailored to accommodate them. She offers step-by-step instructions for selecting and presenting appropriate activities and includes cooking and crafts projects, a sample exercise routine, and a sample daily schedule. The techniques she describes are designed to promote a sense of security and self-esteem, by avoiding possible sources of confusion or confrontation.

Based on the highly successful program developed at one day-care facility for persons with dementia, Doing Things offers an invaluable guide for professionals and volunteers supervising activities at day-care centers and extended-care facilities―as well as for individuals who are caring for patients at home. Throughout, Zgola’s emphasis is on treating persons who have Alzheimer’s disease with empathy, courtesy, and dignity.

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