The CAFE Book

Author: Gail Boushey
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107282
Format: PDF, Docs
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Instructs educators on using the CAFE system to develop student's reading skills and promote comprehension, including information on tracking growth and how to talk to students.

The Daily 5

Author: Gail Boushey
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571109749
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Describes the philosophy of the Daily 5 teaching structure, includes a collection of literacy tasks for students to complete daily, and shares the Daily 3 for math.

Responsive Guided Reading in Grades K 5

Author: Jennifer Berne
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606237039
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This hands-on book presents an innovative approach to guided reading that is manageable even for teachers who are new to small-group, differentiated reading instruction. --from publisher description.

100 Minutes

Author: Lisa Donohue
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 1551382768
Format: PDF, Docs
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It is possible to create a literacy block where teachers meet with students for guided reading and writing conferences, and provide daily explicit instruction in both reading and writing. A comprehensive look at literacy and learning, 100 Minutes shows teachers how to fit balanced literacy into a daily 100-minute literacy block using a framework of whole-class instruction and writing sessions, combined with independent work. It also offers strategies for dealing with the important elements of literacy instruction, including sharing and conferencing; using exemplars; creating success criteria; providing effective feedback; building in rich tasks, higher-level thinking, open-ended questions, and collaborative learning opportunities; and thinking critically and analytically about all kinds of texts.

Teaching Reading in Middle School

Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590685603
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Reading with Meaning

Author: Debbie Miller
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571109552
Format: PDF, Docs
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In the second edition of Reading with Meaning, Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence. It has been ten years since the first edition, in which Debbie chronicled a year in her own classroom. Reading with Meaning, Second Edition supports that work and expands her vision of strategy instruction and intentional teaching and learning. Debbie believes that every child deserves at least a full year of growth during each classroom year and offers planning documents with matching assessments to ensure that no child falls through the cracks. The second edition also provides new book recommendations that will engage and delight students, and current picture books for reading aloud and strategy instruction. This new edition reflects Debbie's professional experiences and judgment, her work in classrooms and collaboration with colleagues, and the current research in the field, showcasing her newest, best thinking.

3 Minute Motivators

Author: Kathy Paterson
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 155138826X
Format: PDF, ePub
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When the thrills of the real world overwhelm the routines of your classroom, this book will show you how to turn unmotivated, unfocused students into eager classroom participants and learners. This practical handbook includes more than 100 simple ideas that will refocus a group, release excess energy, or start a class with a bang.

Every Book is a Social Studies Book

Author: Andrea S. Libresco
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598845209
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This text offers a teacher and student-friendly collection of lessons and activities that help educators use picture books to engage younger students in meaningful social studies activities and bring this critical subject back in elementary schools. * Includes excerpts of primary source materials for student activities * Contains various photographs, illustrations, charts, and graphs throughout the text * Extensive annotated bibliography of picture books for each chapter that includes a discussion question for each book * Appendixes include invaluable planning templates, reproducible handouts, and other teacher resources

In a Reading State of Mind

Author: Douglas Fisher
Publisher: International Reading Assoc.
ISBN: 9780872077775
Format: PDF, ePub
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Call it neuronal networks or schema-building or just good teaching. The historical, neurological, and educational fields point to the same advice-let me show you, then you can make it your own.

No More I m Done

Author: Jennifer Jacobson
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107843
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book demonstrates how to create a more productive, engaging, and rewarding writer's workshop. The author guides teachers from creating a supportive classroom environment through establishing effective routines; shows teachers how to set up a writer's workshop; and provides an entire year of developmentally appropriate mini-lessons that build confidence and independence.--[book cover]