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Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

By: Randi B. Stone (editor)Paperback

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Enrich your reading instruction with 40 classroom-tested best practices from award-winning teachers! This teaching resource is packed with lessons that work and ideas that can expand the teaching repertoire of new and veteran teachers alike. Readers will find strategies for building students skills in phonetics, phonemics, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension. Applicable for all phases of reading instruction, this book includes techniques for teaching students with diverse learning styles and competencies and presents ways to: "Implement guided reading, read alouds, and reading groups "Use reflective questions as an assessment tool "Prepare learners for reading testsPromote family and community literacy

About Author

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.


PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorAbout the ContributorsPart I. Reading in the K-6 ClassroomsSection A. Motivating Students to Read1. Reading From the First Day of School - Sharon S. Lancaster, Kentucky2. Ten Steps to Great Readers - Susan Carter, Missouri3. All for the Love of Reading: A Book Is a Gift - Pamela Jo Roller, Indiana4. Establishing a Summer Reading Program - Michele Rzewski Copeland, VirginiaSection B. Developing Reading Skills5. Teaching Reading Strategies Through the Analysis of Visual Art - Susanne Burkhardt, Kentucky6. Using Word Work to Improve Decoding - Jennifer Ruth, Texas7. Reading Aloud: Comprehending, Not Word Calling - Jenna Hallman, South Carolina8. Comprehension: Making Connections to Text - Linda Hennen, West VirginiaSection C. Reading Literature Across the Curriculum9. Incorporating Drama and Writing: Performing a Mystery Play - Summer Williams, Alabama10. Social Studies: Reading About Life in the 1800s - Donna Bradley, Alabama11. Social Studies: Reading the Vietnam Memorial Wall - Donna Bradley, Alabama12. To Read or Not to Read: Shakespeare With Fourth Graders - Jacquylynn Brickman, Minnesota13. Reaching Fifth Graders With Novel Study - Diane Woodford, NebraskaSection D. Differentiating Instruction14. Reading Kinesthetically - Sharon Lancaster, Kentucky15. Reading and Writing: A Reciprocal Process - Jessica Heidelberg, Indiana16. Reading Beyond the Lines: Students With Autistic Disorders - Amy Edinger, New Jersey17. Encouraging Biliteracy - Caridad Alonso, DelawarePart II. Reading in Grades 7-12Section A. Motivating Students to Read18. Reflective Practice in the Teaching of Adolescent Reading - Karen Morgan Delbridge, PhD, Wyoming19. I Hate Reading! - Maria I. Davis, Ohio20. The "I Hate Reading" Club - Jill Saceman Ryerson21. You Simply Need to Love It! - Heather-Lee M. Baron, PennsylvaniaSection B. Developing Reading Skills22. Digging Deeper for Comprehension - Jessica Galla, Rhode Island23. Using Wonder Journals to Teach Research Reading and Writing Skills - Jill Dougherty, Pennsylvania24. Make It Your Own! A Vocabulary Activity - Heather-Lee M. Baron, PennsylvaniaSection C. Reading Across the Curriculum25. Teaching Reading in the Math Classroom - Greg Anderson, Colorado26. Reading the Language of Mathematics - Anita Dobbs, Alabama27. "Who in the World Are You?" An Interdisciplinary Project - Janet K. Vaine, Florida28. Using Self-Publishing as a Gateway for Critical Reading - Stuart Albright, North CarolinaSection D. Differentiating Instruction29. Score a BINGO in Reading - Mikki Nuckols, Idaho30. Short-Cycle Assessment in a Reading Workshop: A Collaboration Between Teacher and Student - Darrell Yater, OhioIndex

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  • ISBN13: 9781412924597
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781412924597
  • ISBN10: 1412924596

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