Benjamin, Amy

Amy Benjamin taught middle school and high school English for more than thirty years in Westchester, New York.  She is the author of numerous books including Focus on Text: Strategies for the Common Core Reading Standards, Grammar Instruction That (Really) Works, Big Skills for the Common Core, But I'm Not a Reading Teacher, Writing in the Content Areas, Vocabulary at the Core. Amy has worked extensively in Long Island (and throughout the world) helping teachers infuse literacy and language instruction in grades 3-12.  She is currently writing a book about how to deliver grammar and vocabulary instruction within the context of the Readers/Writers workshop model; and she is the lead consultant in grammar instruction, based on the Common Core Standards, for the KIPP charter schools.

 

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