Life's Literacy Lessons

Stories and Poems for Teachers

This poignant collection of stories and poems honors literacy educators for the often difficult and always essential work they do with students of all ages. A well-loved classic, Life's Literacy Lessons is back in print by popular demand and now includes stories as well as new poems. From reading aloud to grammar, from handwriting to standards, Steven Layne highlights the tears and laughter, the challenges and rewards that inspire today's teachers. And Steven reveals his motivation—the events, words, and thoughts that led him to capture his musings in verse and prose.

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This poignant collection of stories and poems honors literacy educators for the often difficult and always essential work they do with students of all ages. A well-loved classic, Life's Literacy Lessons is back in print by popular demand and now includes stories as well as new poems. From reading aloud to grammar, from handwriting to standards, Steven Layne highlights the tears and laughter, the challenges and rewards that inspire today's teachers. And Steven reveals his motivation—t...read more

About the Author(s)

Dr. Steven L. Layne is a respected literacy professor, teacher and consultant, highly motivational keynote speaker, and popular author. With more than 15 years of education experience, he has served as a classroom teacher and reading specialist for grades 2‑8. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Literacy Association.

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Table of Contents

  • A Word from Steven
  • About Beginning and Early Reading
  • About Grammar, Spelling, Handwriting, and Composition
  • About Junior High and High School Literacy Issues
  • About Reading Aloud
  • About Standards and Teachers

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: Hardcover keepsake edition, 96 pp
Year: 2013
Item No: 0988
ISBN: 978-157110-988-0

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