Students may hear the words, but are they really listening?
Listening, an intricate part of the Common Core Standards, is a skill needed for today, tomorrow, and the rest of your life.
In LISTENING TUNE-UPS FOR THE CLASSROOM, Virginia Nolan takes an honest look at studentsí listening skills and suggests proven research-based, classroom-tested strategies on all grade levels that focus on how to improve active listening.
Listening is a skill that CAN be improved.
Also included are two CDís:
Listening Passages on Audio CD (Easy to Challenging)
Follow-up Questions for each Listening Passage
Teachers have the options of reading the text of the selected passage or using the Audio CD for whole class, individual, or group instruction.
Using the Audio CD gives the teacher the freedom to assess their studentsí note taking skills. The CD containing the follow-up questions can easily be printed after the student listens to the selection. The listening selections contain a variety of both informational and literary passages ranging from EASY to CHALLENGING.