Mining Complex Text Grades 2 5

Author: Diane Lapp
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483388417
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Your power tools for making the complex comprehensible Now more than ever, our students are being asked to do highly advanced thinking, talking, and writing around their reading. If only there were ingenious new tools that could give our students the space to tease apart complex ideas in order to comprehend and weld their understandings into a new whole. Good news: these tools exist—Mining Complex Text. You’ll learn how graphic organizers can: Help students read, reread, and take notes on a text Promote students’ oral sharing of information and their ideas Elevate organized note-making from complex text(s) Scaffold students’ narrative and informational writing

Mining Complex Text Grades 6 12

Author: Diane Lapp
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483388360
Size: 43.55 MB
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Your power tools for making the complex comprehensible Now more than ever, our students are being asked to do highly advanced thinking, talking, and writing around their reading. If only there were ingenious new tools that could give our students the space to tease apart complex ideas in order to comprehend and weld their understandings into a new whole. Good news: these tools exist—Mining Complex Text. You’ll learn how graphic organizers can: Help students read, reread, and take notes on a text Promote students’ oral sharing of information and their ideas Elevate organized note-making from complex text(s) Scaffold students’ narrative and informational writing

The Common Core Companion Booster Lessons Grades 3 5

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506324991
Size: 25.73 MB
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Skill-building through potent instruction, day by day In these much-anticipated sequels to The Common Core Companion, Janiel Wagstaff and Leslie Blauman provide a collection of connected lessons and formative writing assessments that bring Monday-to-Friday clarity to the task of integrating reading and writing with ELA standards. In each volume, the 50+ lessons are divided into fi ve, week-long learning sequences addressing key literacygoals. A best-practice glossary, If/Then charts, unit-planning calendars, and other tools round out these essential references, both in book and online. Follow each sequence and week by week, you’ll build the instructional potency to help students achieve a year’s worth of growth as you integrate: Writing Narratives with Identifying Sensory Words in Text Research with Identifying Topic and Details Opinion Writing with Close Reading for Text Evidence Comparing and Contrasting with Publishing Using Digital Tools Informative Writing with Use of Text Features

Smuggling Writing

Author: Karen D. Wood
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506332463
Size: 44.81 MB
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Can you sneak more writing into your already-jammed curriculum? Smuggling Writing shows how to integrate writing seamlessly into your lesson plans, with 32 written response activities that help students process information and ideas in short, powerful sessions. The authors invigorate time-tested tools and organize them into sections on Vocabulary and Concept Development, Comprehension, Discussion, and Research & Inquiry. Each strategy: Takes students through before, during, and after reading/learning Provides engaging digital applications Includes sample lessons Details connections to Common Core State Standards Smuggling Writing shows how big gains will come from “writing small” day by day.

The Visual Edge

Author: Sargy Letuchy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998372204
Size: 44.95 MB
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The Visual Edge is a comprehensive compilation of visual instructional tools designed for each English, Science, and History Common Core Standard, grades 6-12. Each page provides a detailed explanation of a standard and a carefully crafted organizer that allows teachers to teach Common Core more effectively and efficiently.

What S New In Literacy Teaching

Author: Karen Wood
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807775754
Size: 48.58 MB
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Reissue of ILA bestseller. In this e-book, well-known literacy scholars share practical ways to engage and challenge today’s students. Key topics covered include text complexity, vocabulary instruction, reading interventions, digital tools, critical literacy, and self-regulation. User-friendly chapters include enhanced content: classroom scenarios, transcripts, photo essays, links to videos, and screen shots of online strategies. “Insightful and thought-provoking, What’s New in Literacy Teaching? is a must-have resource that belongs in the hands of administrators, curriculum coordinators, preservice teachers, experienced teachers, and literacy coaches who want to see how theory and research can be transformed into practical and innovative instruction to engage and challenge today's students.” —Patricia A. Edwards, Michigan State University “Written by outstanding scholars, this is a must-read for all those engaged in literacy development.” —Lesley Mandel Morrow, distinguished professor, Rutgers University Contributors include P. David Pearson, Camille L. Z. Blachowicz, Julie Coiro, Peter Afflerbach, Jane Hansen, Diane Lapp, Elfreida H. Heibert.

Media Rich Instruction

Author: Rosemary Papa
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319001523
Size: 24.20 MB
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E-learning has brought an enormous change to instruction, in terms of both rules and tools. Contemporary education requires diverse and creative uses of media technology to keep students engaged and to keep up with rapid developments in the ways they learn and teachers teach. Media Rich Instruction addresses these requirements with up-to-date learning theory and practices that incorporate innovative platforms for information delivery into traditional areas such as learning skills and learner characteristics. Experts in media rich classroom experiences and online instruction delve into the latest findings on student cognitive processes and motivation to learn while offering multimedia classroom strategies geared to specific curriculum areas. Advances such as personal learning environments, gamification, and the Massive Open Online Course are analyzed in the context of their potential for collaborative and transformative learning. And each chapter features key questions and application activities to make coverage especially practical across grade levels and learner populations. Among the topics included: Building successful learning experiences online. Language and literacy, reading and writing. Mathematics teaching and learning with and through education technology. Learning science through experiment and practice. Social studies teaching for learner engagement. The arts and Technology. Connecting school to community. At a time when many are pondering the future of academic standards and student capacity to learn, Media Rich Instruction is a unique source of concrete knowledge and useful ideas for current and future researchers and practitioners in media rich instructional strategies and practices.

Reading Instruction For Diverse Classrooms

Author: Ellen McIntyre
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609180569
Size: 32.75 MB
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This practical, teacher-friendly book provides indispensable guidance for implementing research-based reading instruction that is responsive to students' diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Structured around the “big five” core topics of an effective reading program—phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension—the book explains tried-and-true teaching strategies for fostering all students' achievement. Key topics include engaging diverse students in classroom discussion, involving families in learning, and assessing and teaching new literacies. Numerous classroom examples demonstrate a wide range of easy-to-implement lesson ideas and activities for students at different grade levels, including struggling learners. Issues specific to English language learners are woven throughout the chapters.

Contemporary Readings In Literacy Education

Author: Marva Cappello
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412965918
Size: 24.86 MB
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Contemporary Readings in Literacy Education is designed to provide students with high-quality journal and research articles in literacy education. The readings are contextualized with introductions and discussion questions by the editors of the text. The text will help instructors to easily integrate the latest research into their course in a meaningful way. This reader, with edited content and contextualizing material, makes the latest research more interesting and accessible to the students of literacy education.

Rigorous Reading

Author: Nancy Frey
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148333208X
Size: 77.60 MB
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What it really means to “read closely” Call it close reading, call it deep reading, call it analytic reading—call it what you like. The point is, it’s a level of understanding that students of any age can achieve with the right kind of instruction. In Rigorous Reading, Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher articulate an instructional plan so clearly, and so squarely built on research, that teachers, schools, and districts need look no further: Purpose & Modeling Close & Scaffolded Reading Instruction Collaborative Conversations An Independent Reading Staircase Performance