Upcoming Long Island Workshops: 2018: Register through My Learning Plan

Socratic Seminar: Text-Based Classroom Conversation: March 1 (Nassau BOCES); April 18 (Western Suffolk BOCES)

Blending Grammar and Vocabulary Instruction: What REALLY Works: April 19 (Western Suffolk BOCES)

"But I Don't Speak Spanish": Helping our Spanish-Speaking Students:  (Western Suffolk BOCES); March 22 (Nassau BOCES); 

Amy's Latest Post to Education Week: Teaching Vocabulary: Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary (Giving a weekly list of unrelated words to look up in the dictionary, use in a sentence, and take a quiz on Friday is NOT one of them.) Find it here.

A Must-Read Post by Amy from Education Week:  What (Really) Works in Writing Instruction. Find it here

Link to Amy's article for ASCD Express: Teach Vocabulary the Way Toddlers Learn

Link to Video Clip: Framing a

Writing Task

More Videos

Common Core/Next Generation
The Common Core English Regents Exam Workshop
English-Spanish Cognates on the Academic Word List
Writing Rubrics, 6-12
Sentence Frames
Academic Vocabulary
Analytical Questions for Close Reading of Informational Text
Next Generation ELA Standards Workshop  

Infusing Grammar into the Writer's Worksho

Lifelong Readers/Writers "Cards"

Books by Amy: 

Amy's Author Page on Amazon.com

  

 

 

 

About Amy

Amy Benjamin is a nationally recognized consultant specializing in improving student performance through literacy in all subject areas....Read more

 

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Decent Exposure: A classroom-ready resource for teaching vocabulary throughrepeated exposure to quality sentences excerpted from literature

   
  Middle School, Volume I
  Middle School, Volume II
  Middle School, Volume III
  Middle School, Volume IV
  High School, Volume I
  High School, Volume II
  High School, Volume III
  High School, Volume IV
Recent Workshops
 

Question Stems for the English Regents Exam Reading Comprehension

 

Argumentative Topics

 

Socratic Seminar

 
Bellmore-Merrick
Art and Response (Visuals that make us think!!!!)
The ARC of Texas Keynote: Academic Vocabulary

Blending Grammar and Vocabulary Instruction

Webinar: But I Don't Speak Spanish: Session I

Webinar: But I Don't Speak Spanish: Session II

Webinar: But I Don't Speak Spanish: Sessions III

Webinar: But I Don't Speak Spanish: Session IV