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Keys to Learning

Skills and Strategies for Newcomers
Anna Uhl Chamot, Catharine W. Keatley, Kristina A. Anstrom

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Articles by Anna Uhl Chamot:

Keys to Learning provides middle and high school newcomers with the skills and strategies to make a great start in reading, writing, and grammar. Research-based and standards-driven, Keys to Learning gives newcomers step-by-step tools for developing literacy.

Using a four-skills approach, students gain a solid foundation in essential skills and strategies through authentic literature and informational readings. Keys to Learning is the perfect choice for students who are building up their academic skills in preparation for the Shining Star program.

  • Reading Practice includes Content Readings in social studies and science.
  • Functional Language.
  • Learning Strategies.
  • Vocabulary and Grammar Handbooks.

Content Readings

  • (Life Science) How Nature Works: Ecosystems and Food Chains
  • (Physical Science) The Universe: Earth and the Milky Way
  • (Math) Solving Word Problems: Mathematics in Everyday Life
  • (Literature) Poetry: Understanding Images
  • (Social Studies) The United States: Reading Maps of Our Country
  • (History) Martin Luther King, Jr.: An American Hero

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: GETTING STARTED
Introductions
Classroom Objects
Classroom Commands
Days of the Week
The Alphabet
Numbers 1 - 20
Numbers 20 - 100
Time
Months of the Year
Dates
CHARACTERS
UNIT 1: NEW FRIENDS
Chapter 1 What’s your name?
Chapter 2 What classes do you have?
Chapter 3 This is a calculator.
UNIT 2: AT SCHOOL
Chapter 4 Where’s the gym?
Chapter 5 What’s your address?
Chapter 6 You were late yesterday.
UNIT 3: AT HOME
Chapter 7 What are you doing?
Chapter 8 I have to work.
Chapter 9 You came to our party!
UNIT 4: AROUND TOWN
Chapter 10 How much is it?
Chapter 11 She needs some lettuce.
Chapter 12 He’s the cutest guy at school.
UNIT 5: FRIENDS & FAMILY
Chapter 13 He’s going to fall!
Chapter 14 Hey! The lights went out!
Chapter 15 We’ll have a study group.
UNIT 6: FEELINGS & HOBBIES
Chapter 16 I sometimes study with my friends.
Chapter 17 You should get some rest.
Chapter 18 It was too easy.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
FOCUS ON CONTENT
Life Science    How Nature Works: Ecosystems and Food Chains
Physical Science    The Universe: Earth and the Milky Way
Math    Solving Word Problems: Mathematics in Everyday Life
Literature    Poetry: Understanding Images
Social Studies    The United States: Reading Maps of Our Country
History    Martin Luther King Jr.: An American Hero
VOCABULARY HANDBOOK
GRAMMAR HANDBOOK
WORD ANALYSIS
THE WRITING PROCESS
USING A DICTIONARY
LEARNING STRATEGIES
GLOSSARY
TOPICAL INDEX

Program Components

Student Book0-13-189221-5
Teacher's Manual with Tests 0-13-189222-3
Workbook 0-13-189223-1
CD-ROM 0-13-192966-6
Audiocassettes (2) 0-13-109277-4
Audio CDs (2) 0-13-109276-6
Transparencies 0-13-192997-6
ExamView Test Generator 0-13-192967-4

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