Beyond Leveled Books

Author: Karen Szymusiak
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107142
Size: 53.75 MB
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In Beyond Leveled Books, Second Edition the authors provide even more resources to help teachers understand and meet the needs of transitional readers. The key topic of series books has been revised and enlarged, with charts outlining new series along with the challenges they pose and the supports readers need. New lessons have been added, and most chapters now include a related article from a literacy expert. Some of the contributors include Kathy Collins, Larry Swartz, and Mary Lee Hahn.

Guided Reading

Author: Michael P. Ford
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1496605284
Size: 35.55 MB
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In an era of change in education, the time is right to refocus attention on guided reading practices. Guided reading remains an anchor in classroom literacy programs, but how has it changed with the new shifts in education? In this book, Dr. Michael P. Ford provides a practical resource for guided reading. He explains how it evolved, why it's still important, how to fit it into a comprehensive literacy program, how to select texts, how to assess and support students, and how to position it for intervention. Also included is an Appendix with a listing of recommended guided reading books.

Teaching Literacy In Fourth Grade

Author: Denise Johnson
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462514820
Size: 32.36 MB
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Fourth grade is a momentous year for literacy learning. Having left the primary grades behind, students must grapple with more demanding texts and content material--and effective, motivating instruction can help them succeed. This book helps teachers vanquish the dreaded "fourth-grade slump" by creating an energized and organized learning environment in which all students can improve their reading and writing strategies. Taking readers into the classroom of an exemplary fourth-grade teacher, the book includes useful assessment tools, differentiation techniques, mini lessons, unit plans, reproducibles, and examples of student work. Special attention is given to meeting the challenges of high-stakes testing without sacrificing instructional quality.

The Essentials Of Teaching Children To Read

Author: D. Ray Reutzel
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131186651
Size: 61.48 MB
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"Teaching Children to Read" has always been well known for its comprehensive look at literacy instruction. This streamlined edition of that text has been developed to provide readers a brief version that offers essential information about reading instruction based on research that aligns with No Child Left Behind directives. The focus of this book is how to teach phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, and ongoing classroom assessment. Special features include: A theory chapter to ground literacy background knowledge. An infusion of the most current research available to inform practice and all five No Child Left Behind initiatives regarding phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. A newly organized assessment chapter presenting four purposes of assessment as identified by Reading First legislation, including outcome assessment; screening instruments; diagnostic assessment tools; and ongoing, progress-monitoring assessments.

Teaching Children To Read

Author: Douglas Ray Reutzel
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131121898
Size: 53.74 MB
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For Elementary Reading Methods courses. This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. The text begins by introducing seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, and then explains the theoretical foundations of teaching reading. Part I builds on those foundations with specific methods in Part II, and then in Part III it describes how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in both K-3 and 4-8 classrooms, chapters 12 and 13 provide a continuum of knowledge by describing classroon organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.

The Wednesday Surprise

Author: Eve Bunting
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395547762
Size: 67.79 MB
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On Wednesday nights when Grandma stays with Anna everyone thinks she is teaching Anna to read.

A Seed Is Sleepy

Author: Dianna Hutts Aston
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811855204
Size: 11.70 MB
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An informative, yet beautiful, introduction to seeds.

Reaching Readers

Author: Michael F. Opitz
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN:
Size: 62.41 MB
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With "Reaching Readers," they offer a second-generation model of guided reading - one that urges teachers to expand their vision and presents alternative practices.

Books I Read When I Was Young

Author: Bernie E. Cullinan
Publisher: Avon Books
ISBN:
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Famous American entertainers, authors, and political and sports figures recall their favorite childhood reading.

Tools For Matching Readers To Texts

Author: Heidi Anne E. Mesmer
Publisher: The Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781593855970
Size: 44.76 MB
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Selecting reading materials at the appropriate level for each student is an essential component of promoting literacy, and a number of tools for determining text difficulty are now available. This unique, much-needed reference helps teachers choose from a wide array of approaches and implement them effectively. Provided is a thorough, integrative review of recently developed applications such as Lexiles, as well as traditional readability formulas and systems for beginning readers. Detailed vignettes clearly illustrate how teachers have used these tools in real classrooms and provide tips and pointers for success. Rich with charts, tables, and resources, this practical guide includes an appendix on two electronic book matching programs, Accelerated Reader and Reading Counts.