Read Talk Write

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506374263
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Yes—we can have our cake and eat it too! We can improve students’ reading and writing performance without sacrificing authenticity. In Read, Talk, Write, Laura Robb shows us how. First, she makes sure students know the basics of six types of talk. Next, she shares 35 lessons that support rich conversation. Finally, she includes new pieces by Seymour Simon, Kathleen Krull, and others so you have texts to use right away. Read, Talk, Write: it’s a process your students not only can do, but one they will love to do.

Teaching Reading In Middle School

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590685603
Size: 58.64 MB
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In this resource, you'll get the "big picture" of teaching reading in the middle school, including research, as well as the practical details you need to help every student become a better reader. Veteran teacher Laura Robb shares how to: teach reading strategies across the curriculum; present mini-lessons that deepen students' knowledge of how specific reading strategies work; help kids apply the strategies through guided practice; support struggling readers with a plan of action that improves their reading motivation; helps kids choose books that are at their instructional level; organize a reading-writing workshop, and much more. For use with Grades 5 and Up.

Teaching Evidence Based Writing Nonfiction

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506379060
Size: 45.30 MB
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At heart, learning to read and write analytically is learning to think well For Evidence-Based Writing: Nonfiction, renowned teacher Leslie Blauman combed the standards and her classroom bookshelves to craft lessons that use the best nonfiction picture books, biographies, and article excerpts to make writing about reading a clear, concrete process. Students learn to analyze and cite evidence about main idea, point of view, visuals, and words and structure. And best of all, your students gain a confidence in responding to complex texts and ideas that will serve them well in school, on tests, and in any situation when they are asked: What are you basing that on? Show me how you know.

Unlocking Complex Texts

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780545449069
Size: 67.46 MB
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Presents instructional routines and lessons for building adolscents' reading comprehension, including how to determine main ideas and themes, identify key details, analyze characters, ideas, and events, and expand vocabulary.

Diving Deep Into Nonfiction Grades 6 12

Author: Jeffrey D. Wilhelm
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506344054
Size: 79.55 MB
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All nonfiction is a conversation between writer and reader, an invitation to agree or disagree with compelling and often provocative ideas. With Diving Deep Into Nonfiction, Jeffrey Wilhelm and Michael Smith deliver a revolutionary teaching framework that helps students read well by noticing: Topics and the textual conversation Key details Varied nonfiction genres Text structure The classroom-tested lessons include engaging short excerpts and teach students to be powerful readers who know both how authors signal what’s worth noticing in a text and how readers connect and make meaning of what they have noticed.

Writers Read Better Nonfiction

Author: Colleen Cruz
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781506311234
Size: 63.73 MB
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When It Comes to Reading, Writers Have an Advantage We know that writing skills reinforce reading skills, but what’s the best way to capitalize on this relationship? By flipping the traditional “reading lesson first, writing lesson second” sequence, Colleen Cruz helps you make the most of the writing-to-reading connection with 30 carefully matched lesson pairs centered around non-fiction texts. Lessons can be implemented either as a complete curriculum or as a supplement to an existing program. Complete with suggestions on adapting the lessons to suit the needs of your classroom and individual students, Writers Reader Better offers a solid foundation for giving your students the advantage of transferable literacy skills.

High Impact Writing Clinics

Author: Sara Holbrook
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 145228685X
Size: 73.78 MB
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Next-generation lessons for today’s student writers These 20 high-energy projectable lessons for grades 4-8 harness the brevity and potency of poetry for teaching the intricate skills behind writing well in any subject.

No More Fake Reading

Author: Berit Gordon
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506365493
Size: 66.56 MB
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Discover the Right Mix of Choice Reading and the Classics How do you motivate students with little appetite for classic literature to stop faking their way through texts? Choice reading is just part of the answer. In this ground-breaking book, Berit Gordon offers a blended model that combines the benefits of classics with the motivational power of choice reading. Teachers utilize classic texts to gain a platform for modeling critical reading skills, and students thrive on reading what they want to read. No More Fake Reading gives you all the tools you need to put the blended model to work for your students, transforming your classroom into a vibrant reading environment.

Vocabulary Is Comprehension

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148338361X
Size: 10.22 MB
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Tackle students’ biggest barrier to complex text: word knowledge In our rush toward complex texts, somehow we forget to put a new systematic vocabulary plan in place. Luckily, Laura Robb provides that instructional plan in Vocabulary Is Comprehension. The best part? Laura’s plan takes just 10 to 15 minutes, and much of it is spent in partner and independent work so this is no “add on” to squeeze in. All materials are included. There are 35+ lessons paired with 50+ complex texts that: Cover academic vocabulary, figurative language, denotative and connotative meanings, and more Align with specific CCSS vocabulary and writing standards Include strategies for ELLs and developing readers, along with formative assessments

Brighten Up Boring Beginnings And Other Quick Writing Lessons

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439073516
Size: 50.16 MB
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Language arts master Laura Robb helps students become better writers with this collection of mini-lessons and follow-up practice sheets. Communication skills will improve with targeted practice on fixing run-ons, punching up passive sentences, doctoring dialogue, and more.