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  1. Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject
    Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject
    Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject
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  2. Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject

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Metaphors and analogies are more than figurative language suitable only for English classes and standardized test questions. They are power tools that can electrify learning in every subject and at all grade levels. Metaphors show students how to make connections between the concrete and the abstract, prior knowledge and unfamiliar concepts, and language and image. To exploit these powers, however, teachers must learn how to use metaphors and analogies strategically and for specific purposes, helping students discover, create, and deconstruct effective comparisons. In this thoughtful and nuanced book, Rick Wormeli examines a wide range of powerful metaphors--from the rhetoric of political speeches to mathematical models to concrete spellings and body sculptures that symbolically portray abstractions. Metaphors & Analogies is filled with provocative illustrations of metaphors in action and practical tips about using metaphors to improve assessment, professional development, and symbolic sensing. Imagine the possibilities

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Rick Wormeli
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Stenhouse Publishers
EAN
9781571107589
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1571107584
Label
Stenhouse Publishers
Manufacturer
Stenhouse Publishers
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
184
PublicationDate
2009-10-05
Publisher
Stenhouse Publishers
SKU
APX7688314890564954
Studio
Stenhouse Publishers
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