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Print books in Literacy Education
Reading in the Wild by
Publication Date: 2013-10-21
In Reading in the Wild, reading expert Donalyn Miller continues the conversation that began in her bestselling book, The Book Whisperer. While The Book Whisperer revealed the secrets of getting students to love reading, Reading in the Wild, written with reading teacher Susan Kelley, describes how to truly instill lifelong "wild" reading habits in our students. Based, in part, on survey responses from adult readers as well as students, Reading in the Wild offers solid advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage, and assess five key reading habits that cultivate a lifelong love of reading. Also included are strategies, lesson plans, management tools, and comprehensive lists of recommended books.
The Writing Thief by
Publication Date: 2014-04-21
It's been said that good writers borrow while great writers steal. Writing thieves read widely, dive deeply into texts, and steal bits and pieces from great texts as models for their own writing. Ruth Culham admits to being a writing thief-and she wants you and your students to become writing thieves, too A major part of becoming a writing thief is finding the right mentor texts to share with students. Within this book, discover more than 90 excellent mentor texts, along with straight-forward activities that incorporate the traits of writing across informational, narrative, and argument modes. Ruth's beloved easy-going style and friendly tone make this a book you'll turn to again and again as you guide your students to reach their full potential as deep, thoughtful readers and great writers. There's a writing thief in each of us when we learn how to read with a writer's eye
What Really Matters for Struggling Readers by
Publication Date: 2000-10-30
This brief, practical book interprets recent research on helping children learn to read and shows how to create more effective interventions for struggling readers. Interventions encompass classroom instructional improvement initiatives, summer school or after-school interventions.
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Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition by
Publication Date: 2014-04-30
An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators describe effective practices for motivating diverse learners in grades 5-12, building comprehension of multiple types of texts, integrating literacy and content-area instruction, and teaching English language learners and struggling readers. Case examples, lesson-planning ideas, and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance the utility of the volume.New to This Edition*Extensive CCSS content incorporated throughout the book.*Chapters on disciplinary literacy, text complexity, and differentiated instruction.*Chapters on academic language, writing instruction, history and English/language arts classrooms, and coaching.
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