Arranged to make day-to-day planning easier, 75 two-page tasks scaffold students’ literacy growth to ensure independent effort and engagement. Includes mini-lessons, teaching charts, sample work, and “watch fors” and “work arounds.”
Organized by developmental reading stage, this timely book shows you how to organize groups, plan and teach lessons, select texts, and differentiate instruction. Includes 70 downloadable teacher and student resources.
By blending the science of reading with the best instructional practices that lead to authentic reading—the ultimate goal of balanced literacy—teachers can prevent many reading difficulties in PreK-3 learners.
Practical strategies to streamline instruction helps you focus on key beliefs and literacy-building activities for reading, writing, speaking and listening, and argumentation.
These 35 lessons, each based on a fairy tale, provide students with writing prompts, text structures, and guidance on writing a kernel essay that serves as scaffolding for a detailed rhetorical piece.
Research-backed, classroom-tested advice helps reading teachers build and maintain an inclusive reading community; organize student-centered, responsive instruction; implement effective assessment methods; and empower student readers.
Part of the Five-to-Thrive series, this book serves as a go-to desk companion designed to meet you at the moment you need instructional answers.
Gain in-the-moment solutions to the most urgent challenges early-career teachers face in providing student-centered and efficient ELA instruction.
These must-have guides translate each and every standard for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and foundational skills into the day-to-day “what you do”: lesson ideas, best literacy practices, grouping configurations, adaptations for ELLs, anchor charts, and more.
Grades K–2 | 3–5 | 6–8 | 9–12
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