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Teaching Language Arts and Reading

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Lesson Plans

Lesson plans can be found using OneSearch;  enter a topic such as language arts or reading in the first box and the word curriculum in the second box. Limit to Library Location using the options to the left of the results. Click on the Web Sites tab above for free online Lesson Plans.

Browsing the shelves

Method books explain various teaching strategies; think of them as "how to" books for teachers.  Many contain lesson plans that illustrate the recommended teaching strategies. Method books are listed in Onesearch and typically have a subject heading added such as language arts  -- study and teaching  (primary) or reading -- study and teaching (secondary).  Most method books for teaching foreign language are easily browsed on the 3rd floor in the call number area:

LB 1631      Language arts teaching (secondary) including writing, literature, grammar, etc.

LB 1632      Reading (secondary)d

LB 1576      Language arts (elementary)

LB 1573      Reading (elementary)

Search Google Books

Google Books may be an option to find materials of use. However, I would suggest exhausting materials Sacramento State has in its collection before using Google Books.