More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy
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More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy

Second Edition


© 2008 | 192 pages | Corwin

"The major strengths of this resource are the practical strategies presented in clear, usable ways and the book's uncomplicated, straightforward approach."
—Melissa Awenowicz, Director of Clinical Experiences
University of Pittsburgh

"I appreciated the thoughtful explanations at the beginning of each section and the intelligent rationale behind teaching each tool."
—Evelyn M. Kennedy, Reading Specialist
La Pine Elementary School, OR

Use these literacy-boosting techniques and give students the key to lifelong learning!

Based on analyses of what works for effective literacy instruction, this resource offers more than 100 tools to sharpen students' reading comprehension, note-taking, vocabulary, research, concept-mapping, and test-taking abilities. From prereading strategies to exercises for the secondary level, this invaluable guide provides a range of ready-to-use, teacher-friendly activities that can be used with any curriculum. New features in this revitalized edition include:

  • Expanded assessment techniques
  • Additional activities customized for middle and high school students
  • Tips on selecting appropriate activities for specific skills
  • Strategies that integrate technology with instruction

More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy, Second Edition, empowers educators with practical, powerful techniques to enrich students' literacy skills.

 
Preface
What's New With This Edition  
 
1. Pre-Reading Exercises
 
2. Exploring Fiction
 
3. Exploring Nonfiction
 
4. Reading Response
 
5. Note-Taking Strategies for Students
 
6. Building and Reinforcing Student Vocabulary
 
7. Exploring Research and Resources
 
8. Improving Studying and Test-Taking Skills
 
References
 
Index

“I appreciated the thoughtful explanations at the beginning of each section and the intelligent rationale behind teaching each tool.”

Evelyn M. Kennedy, Reading Specialist
La Pine Elementary School, OR

“The major strengths of this resource are the practical strategies presented in clear, usable ways and the book’s uncomplicated, straightforward approach.”

Melissa Awenowicz, Director of Clinical Experiences
University of Pittsburgh

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