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Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
This fourth edition is based on the Professional Standards developed by the International Reading Assoc. (IRA). Educators will get over 100 content-relevant instructional strategies.
Improving Writing: Resources, Strategies, and Assessments, by well-known and trusted authors Susan Davis Lenski and Jerry L. Johns, provides teachers with all the background they need to help students improve their writing skills.
A variety of strategies, assessment ideas, and resources will meet diverse student needs. A quick reference guide helps educators choose a goal and identify possible strategies to teach. Each goal gives background information, multiple instructional strategies and resources.
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This new book presents comprehension strategies that have utility in reading, as well as other areas of the curriculum. All of the materials necessary for implementing each of the 23 strategies are includes, as well as examples of how the strategy might be used in an existing curriculum. The strategies area also presented in a chart to show when, why, and how to use them.
Reading Strategies for Spanish Speakers by Susan Davis Lenski and Fabiola Ehlers-Zavala, provides strategies for classroom teachers, bilingual teachers, and paraprofessionals who have Spanish-speaking students to teach reading strategies in both English and Spanish. This book was developed on the premise that children need to internalize reading strategies to become self-regulated readers. It presents 25 highly usable reading strategies with examples in both languages.
Effective literacy instruction lies at the intersection of theory and practice. But how does one combine these principles to design and implement effective reading and writing lessons that are accessible, engaging, and practical?