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Making Connections: Engaging Students in Language, Literacy, and Global Issues

March 24th, 2010 by Dave · 1 Comment

Making Connections is a new textbook (w/ teacher’s guide) from Facing the Future.

This new research-based teacher’s guide helps students develop English language skills through highly engaging real-world investigations of current global issues. Designed for intermediate-level English language learners and striving readers, Making Connections combines language learning with opportunities for students to think critically about sustainable solutions for community development, environmental issues, quality of life, and more. Aligned with education standards, this 352-page guide includes nine chapters with lessons that have been reviewed and field tested by content experts, teachers, and students. Throughout the teacher’s guide, ideas for differentiated instruction make this text applicable for student levels ranging from beginner to advanced.

The table of contents, chapter 1, and chapter 3 are available to download if you’re interested in checking it out.

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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Anne // Mar 31, 2010 at 2:13 am

    They do great stuff. Thanks for the tip, David! 🙂

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