This is a practical resource guide that walks teachers through the use of literacy groups within their classrooms over a typical 365-day journey of secondary students. The author provides educators with the tools to think about literacy groups, to create literacy groups, to design the best assessment to adequately evaluate students' comprehension and understanding or mastery of new content.
Lisa A. Fisher is an adjunct instructor for Pasco-Hernando Community College, where she teaches remedial reading courses for college-bound adults. She has been a reading teacher and then a reading coach at a middle school in Pasco County. She currently serves as a literacy coach at a high school.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Prologue Chapter 4 Students' Voices Create Model Literacy Groups Chapter 5 Understanding Literacy Groups Chapter 6 Designing Literacy Groups Chapter 7 Student and Teacher Accountability Chapter 8 Differentiated Assessment Chapter 9 Getting the Last Word In