Ages: 8 and up
Grades: 3rd and up
Author: Marilyn Toomey
Explaining is a challenge even for an experienced speaker. A person must know subject matter thoroughly himself. He/She must be able to put appropriate vocabulary into sentences and say the sentences in correct order. This is important in helping a listener understand. Besides vocabulary, sentence formation, and sequencing one must be able to format different kinds of explanations. That’s where this book will help you. You’ll find pictures and guidelines for building explanations. You’ll also find helpful vocabulary and activities that will encourage students to construct a variety of explanations. Students will feel more confident owning these techniques for “Explaining”!
While using this book your students will learn to:
- Explain everyday procedures
- Give directions
- Explain games and sports
- Explain why things work using scientific principles
- Explain how a complex device works
- Explain by comparison
- Explain by trial and error
Students will feel more confident owning these techniques for explaining!
Includes: 107 Pages, reproducible