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Literacy strategies books

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The Vocabulary Book Learning and Instruction by Michael F. Graves The Vocabulary Book Learning and Instruction

Incorporating the newest research in vocabulary acquisition into the four-part model of vocabulary instruction that made the first edition a bestseller, this edition emphasizes vocabulary as an important tool in meeting the needs of increasingly diverse students. It also includes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

Writing for Engagement Responsive Practice for Social Action by Mary P. Sheridan Writing for Engagement Responsive Practice for Social Action

As engagement becomes a trendy academic buzzword, we need sustained examinations of what this might mean in practice. This book investigates and models what writing studies scholars have found, both positive and negative, as they use writing to engage with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2018

Metaphors & Analogies Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject by Rick Wormeli Metaphors & Analogies Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject

Metaphors and analogies are more than figurative language suitable only for English classes and standardised test questions. They are power tools that can electrify learning in every subject and at all grade levels. Metaphors show students how to make connections...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

Nonfiction Notebooks Strategies for Informational Writing by Aimee Buckner Nonfiction Notebooks Strategies for Informational Writing

Aimee Buckner has introduced writer's notebooks to hundreds of classrooms through her popular book Notebook Know-How, thereby helping students everywhere learn to improve their overall writing by focusing on essential prewriting strategies. Now, using the same format, Aimee explains how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Readers Writing Lessons for Responding to Narrative and Informational Text by Elizabeth Hale Readers Writing Lessons for Responding to Narrative and Informational Text

In Readers Writing, Elizabeth Hale offers practical lessons that show teachers how students of all ability levels can use readers' notebooks to think critically, on their own, one step at a time. Each of the lessons uses a fiction or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

RTI in the Common Core Classroom A Framework for Instruction and Assessment by Sharon Vaughn, Philip Capin, Garrett J. Roberts, Melodee A. Walker RTI in the Common Core Classroom A Framework for Instruction and Assessment
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Focusing on what research tells us about how children learn, this guide can serve as the core of language arts instruction with all students, including individuals with mild to moderate disabilities. It offers an adaptable framework and practical tips for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Reading the Visual An Introduction to Teaching Multimodal Literacy by Frank Serafini, James Paul Gee Reading the Visual An Introduction to Teaching Multimodal Literacy
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Today's teachers need up-to-the-minute information to help their students make sense of the multimodal texts they encounter daily in and out of school. Reading the Visual is an essential introduction that focuses on what teachers should know about multimodal literacy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Doing Literary Criticism Helping Students Engage with Challenging Texts by Tim Gillespie Doing Literary Criticism Helping Students Engage with Challenging Texts

One of the greatest challenges for English language arts teachers today is the call to engage students in more complex texts. Tim Gillespie has found the lenses of literary criticism a powerful tool for helping students tackle challenging literary texts....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

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Literacy Essentials Engagement, Excellence and Equity for All Learners by Regie Routman Literacy Essentials Engagement, Excellence and Equity for All Learners

How do we ensure that all students are engaged each day in meaningful, challenging, and joyful work and have equal opportunity to learn? That is the central question Regie Routman addresses in this book. Her response is that such an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2018

Developing 21st Century Literacies A K-12 School Library Curriculum Blueprint with Sample Lessons by Mary Jo Langhorne, Denise Rehmke Developing 21st Century Literacies A K-12 School Library Curriculum Blueprint with Sample Lessons
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Here is a guide that shows you how to help student's develop the critical thinking and learning skills necessary for effective and engaged citizens in the 21st Century. It provides tools and strategies to deliver a cutting-edge school library curriculum.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2018

Partnering with Immigrant Communities Action Through Literacy by Gerald Campano, Maria Paula Ghiso, Sandee McClowry Partnering with Immigrant Communities Action Through Literacy
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In a period of increasing economic and social uncertainty, how do immigrant communities come together to advocate for educational access and their rights? This book is based on a five-year university partnership with members from Indonesian, Vietnamese, Latino, Filipino, African...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

Engaging Writers With Multigenre Research Projects A Teachers Guide by Nancy Mack Engaging Writers With Multigenre Research Projects A Teachers Guide

Multigenre research projects affirm students' home cultures while developing important academic skills. This book will guide teachers in assigning, scaffolding, and assessing multigenre research assignments, including how to choose a topic, pace the work, and keep writers on track to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

You Gotta BE the Book Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents by Jeffrey D. Wilhelm You Gotta BE the Book Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents

This award-winning book continues to resonate with teachers and inspire their teaching because it focuses on the joy of reading and how it can engage and even transform readers. In a time of next generation standards that emphasize higher-order strategies,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

The One-on-One Reading and Writing Conference Working with Students on Complex Texts by Jennifer Berne, Sophie C. Degener The One-on-One Reading and Writing Conference Working with Students on Complex Texts
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Personal interactions are the single most effective way for teachers to understand and evaluate their students as learners. Responding specifically to new Common Core State Standards in reading and writing, this book introduces pre- and inservice teachers to a method...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

On Critically Conscious Research Approaches to Language and Literacy Research by Arlette Ingram Willis, Mary Montavon, Catherine Hunter, Helena Hall On Critically Conscious Research Approaches to Language and Literacy Research
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Focuses on how critical theories are manifested in language and literacy research. This book discusses critical consciousnesses in various places, at various times in the world, and at varying levels in language and literacy research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools Differences That Make a Difference by Howard Carlton Stevenson Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools Differences That Make a Difference

Based on extensive research, this provocative volume explores how schools are places where racial conflicts often remain hidden at the expense of a healthy school climate and the well-being of students of colour. Most schools fail to act on racial...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

Teaching, Learning, Literacy in Our High-Risk High-Tech World A Framework for Becoming Human by James Paul Gee Teaching, Learning, Literacy in Our High-Risk High-Tech World A Framework for Becoming Human

In a world beset by conflicting ideologies, Gee urges us to look to a broader set of ideas from seemingly unrelated disciplines for a viable vision of education. He proposes a framework of principles that can be used to reconceptualize...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

Accelerating Literacy for Diverse Learners Classroom Strategies That Integrate Social/Emotional Engagement and Academic Achievement by Socorro G. Herrera, Shabina K. Kavimandan, Della R. Perez, Stephanie Wessels Accelerating Literacy for Diverse Learners Classroom Strategies That Integrate Social/Emotional Engagement and Academic Achievement
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Completely revised and updated, this bestseller provides readers with a deep understanding of how the book's strategies evolve and take shape in day-to-day classroom practice. The text includes explicit ties to reading and content standards, tips for involving parents, steps...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

Every Young Child a Reader Using Marie Clay's Key Concepts for Classroom Instruction by Sharan A. Gibson, Barbara Moss Every Young Child a Reader Using Marie Clay's Key Concepts for Classroom Instruction
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This resource will help K-2 teachers revitalize and restructure their classroom literacy instruction based on Marie Clay's groundbreaking and transformative literacy processing theory. This practical volume gives primary grade teachers specific suggestions for using these principles and includes rich, robust...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

Grammar Matters Lessons, Tips, and Conversations Using Mentor Texts, K-6 by Lynne R. Dorfman, Diane E. Dougherty Grammar Matters Lessons, Tips, and Conversations Using Mentor Texts, K-6
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Grammar Matters provides teachers with the classroom-tested tools they need to get kids not only engaged but excited about learning grammar. Divided into four parts-Narrative Writing, Informational Writing, Opinion Writing, and Grammar Conversations-this handy reference provides practical teaching tips, assessment...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2018

Close Reading and Writing From Sources by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey Close Reading and Writing From Sources
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Fisher and Frey present a model for teaching middle and high school students some of the most crucial skills, often neglected, in today's schools: reading texts closely, taking good notes, analysing and synthesising information from multiple sources, then writing clearly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2018

Motivating Reluctant and Struggling Readers by Stephen Rickard Motivating Reluctant and Struggling Readers

Literacy specialist Stephen Rickard explores why so many children these days are reluctant to read (or learn to read) and what we can do about it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources by Sue (University of South Australia) Nichols Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources

Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources explores how languages and literacies are implicated in the complex relationship between place and mobility. It is a book that represents the next wave in literacy studies in which theories of mobility,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction & Assessment, 6-12 by Martha C. Hougen Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction & Assessment, 6-12

The essential comprehensive textbook for preparing to teach literacy skills across content areas to students in grades 6-12.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

We Can Do This! Student Mentor Texts That Teach and Inspire by Janiel Wagstaff We Can Do This! Student Mentor Texts That Teach and Inspire

Student writing samples are extremely powerful tools for boosting the growth of young writers and the student samples provided in this book serve as mentor texts and the basis for each lesson. The samples are mentors that are doable for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities by Cheryl A. Slattery Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Features the latest academic research on the benefits of a balanced literary framework and how it can help struggling readers gain knowledge and experience in reading. This publication includes coverage of a variety of applicable viewpoints and subjects, such as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Global Literacy in Local Learning Contexts Connecting Home and School by Mary Faith Mount-Cors Global Literacy in Local Learning Contexts Connecting Home and School

Based on qualitative research focused on literacy and health from three schools in coastal Kenya, this book examines country, school, and family contexts to develop a dual-generation maternal-child model for literacy learning and to connect local-specific phenomena with national and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Literacy and Democracy in South African Primary Schools by Getahun Yacob Abraham, Mary Alice Barksdale Literacy and Democracy in South African Primary Schools
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This book provides results from two extensive qualitative studies in South African primary school classrooms--the first on leadership qualities and voting, and the second from a project on writing to read. The authors discuss the studies' central themes of transformation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

Generative Conversations for Creative Learning Reimagining Literacy Education and Understanding by Gloria Latham, Robyn Ewing Generative Conversations for Creative Learning Reimagining Literacy Education and Understanding
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This book builds on conversations between the author educators and other experts in the field, including authors, illustrators and teachers, to explore the benefits of discussions around quality literature within a classroom context that exercises the imagination and generates new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Close Reading the Media Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year by Frank Baker Close Reading the Media Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year

Teach middle school students to become savvy consumers of the TV, print, and online media bombarding them every day. In this timely book copublished by Routledge and MiddleWeb, media literacy expert Frank W. Baker offers thematic lessons for every month...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Close Reading the Media Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year by Frank Baker Close Reading the Media Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year

Teach middle school students to become savvy consumers of the TV, print, and online media bombarding them every day. In this timely book copublished by Routledge and MiddleWeb, media literacy expert Frank W. Baker offers thematic lessons for every month...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

Global Conversations in Literacy Research Digital and Critical Literacies by Peggy (Georgia State University, USA) Albers Global Conversations in Literacy Research Digital and Critical Literacies
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In this volume, renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current intellectual and practical issues in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational environments across diverse and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2017

Patterns of Power Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language, Grades 1-5 by Jeff Anderson, Whitney La Rocca Patterns of Power Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language, Grades 1-5
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In Patterns of Power Jeff and Whitney suggest that taking just five minutes from your reading workshop and five minutes from your writing workshop to focus on how the conventions connect reading and writing will miraculously affect your students' understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Literacy and Schooling Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy by Kathy (University College Cork, Ireland) Hall Literacy and Schooling Towards Renewal in Primary Education Policy
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Originally published in 2004. In this book Kathy Hall analyses recent educational reform in England relating to primary education and literacy. By taking account of themes such as globalisation, teacher education, children's learning and especially literacy, she develops a critique...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

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