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

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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.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Part I. Reading in the K-6 Classrooms Section A. Motivating Students to Read 1. Reading From the First Day of School - Sharon S. Lancaster, Kentucky 2. Ten Steps to Great Readers - Susan Carter, Missouri 3. All for the Love of Reading: A Book Is a Gift - Pamela Jo Roller, Indiana 4. Establishing a Summer Reading Program - Michele Rzewski Copeland, Virginia Section B. Developing Reading Skills 5. Teaching Reading Strategies Through the Analysis of Visual Art - Susanne Burkhardt, Kentucky 6. Using Word Work to Improve Decoding - Jennifer Ruth, Texas 7. Reading Aloud: Comprehending, Not Word Calling - Jenna Hallman, South Carolina 8. Comprehension: Making Connections to Text - Linda Hennen, West Virginia Section C. Reading Literature Across the Curriculum 9. Incorporating Drama and Writing: Performing a Mystery Play - Summer Williams, Alabama 10. Social Studies: Reading About Life in the 1800s - Donna Bradley, Alabama 11. Social Studies: Reading the Vietnam Memorial Wall - Donna Bradley, Alabama 12. To Read or Not to Read: Shakespeare With Fourth Graders - Jacquylynn Brickman, Minnesota 13. Reaching Fifth Graders With Novel Study - Diane Woodford, Nebraska Section D. Differentiating Instruction 14. Reading Kinesthetically - Sharon Lancaster, Kentucky 15. Reading and Writing: A Reciprocal Process - Jessica Heidelberg, Indiana 16. Reading Beyond the Lines: Students With Autistic Disorders - Amy Edinger, New Jersey 17. Encouraging Biliteracy - Caridad Alonso, Delaware Part II. Reading in Grades 7-12 Section A. Motivating Students to Read 18. Reflective Practice in the Teaching of Adolescent Reading - Karen Morgan Delbridge, PhD, Wyoming 19. I Hate Reading! - Maria I. Davis, Ohio 20. The "I Hate Reading" Club - Jill Saceman Ryerson 21. You Simply Need to Love It! - Heather-Lee M. Baron, Pennsylvania Section B. Developing Reading Skills 22. Digging Deeper for Comprehension - Jessica Galla, Rhode Island 23. Using Wonder Journals to Teach Research Reading and Writing Skills - Jill Dougherty, Pennsylvania 24. Make It Your Own! A Vocabulary Activity - Heather-Lee M. Baron, Pennsylvania Section C. Reading Across the Curriculum 25. Teaching Reading in the Math Classroom - Greg Anderson, Colorado 26. Reading the Language of Mathematics - Anita Dobbs, Alabama 27. "Who in the World Are You?" An Interdisciplinary Project - Janet K. Vaine, Florida 28. Using Self-Publishing as a Gateway for Critical Reading - Stuart Albright, North Carolina Section D. Differentiating Instruction 29. Score a BINGO in Reading - Mikki Nuckols, Idaho 30. Short-Cycle Assessment in a Reading Workshop: A Collaboration Between Teacher and Student - Darrell Yater, Ohio Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412924597
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781412924597
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1412924596

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