50 Literacy Strategies

50 Literacy Strategies : Step By Step

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This book reflects the latest, most exciting ideas in literature focus units, reading/writing workshop, and thematic instruction. In the revised second edition of this conveniently organized resource, one of today's leading literacy and language arts authors provides step-by-step instructions for using fifty research based, classroom tested literacy strategies. Many new instructional strategies such as interactive writing, story retelling, and word sorts have been included. These strategies encompass reading, writing, listening, speaking, and visualizing-and for each, supportive material helps classroom teachers decide the when, why, and how of optimal use. It also features:ELL margin notes-Highlight strategies that have been proven effective with English language learners. Strategies that support recent trends in the field-Update the book to create an unsurpassed resource. Categorical Index of strategies-Appears on the inside front cover.
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Product details

  • 4+
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013112188X
  • 9780131121881

Table of contents

1. "All About. . . " Books. 2. Alphabet Books. 3. Anticipation Guides. 4. Author's Chair. 5. Book Boxes. 6. Book Talks. 7. Choral Reading. 8. Class Collaborations. 9. Cloze Procedures. 10. Clusters, Webs, and Maps. 11. Cubing. 12. Data Charts. 13. Directed Reading-Thinking Activity. 14. Double-Entry Journals. 15. Exclusion Brainstorming. 16. Gallery Walk. 17. Goldilocks Strategy. 18. Grand Conversations. 19. Guided Reading. 20. Interactive Writing. 21. Instructional Conversations. 22. K-W-L Charts. 23. Language Experience Approach. 24. Learning Logs. 25. Literacy Centers. 26. Making Words. 27. Minilessons. 28. Open-Mind Portraits. 29. Plot Profiles. 30. Prereading Plan. 31. Question-and-Answer Relationships (QAR). 32. Quickwrites and Quickdraws. 33. Quilts. 34. Read-Arounds. 35. Readers Theatre. 36. Reading Logs. 37. Reciprocal Questioning. 38. Repeated Readings. 39. Reports and Informational Books. 40. Shared Reading. 41. Sketch-to-Stretch. 42. SQ3R Study Strategy. 43. Story Boards. 44. Story Retelling. 45. Sustained Silent Reading (SSR). 46. Tea Party. 47. Venn Diagrams. 48. Word Sorts. 49. Word Walls. 50. Writing Groups.
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About Gail E. Tompkins

Gail E. Tompkins is Professor Emerita at California State Unversity, Fresno, and she continues to direct the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project. She regularly works with teachers in their kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms and leads staff development programs on reading, language arts, and writing. In 1998 Dr. Tompkins was inducted into the California Reading Association's Reading Hall of Fame in recognition of her publication and other accomplishments in the field of reading, and recently she was awarded the prestigious Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching at California's State University, Fresno.
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