Are You Getting the Results You Want From Your Reading and Writing Instruction?
This outstanding resource book provides research-based, practical ideas for creating a complete balanced reading and writing program that will make a difference for your students. There is a wealth of information including the following:
Descriptions and implementation ideas for each component of a balanced reading and writing program
Checklists for reviewing your own literacy program
Effective strategies for teaching word study, fluency, and comprehension
Vocabulary instructional strategies that expand students’ comprehension and word knowledge
Specific pre-reading, during-reading, and after-reading strategies that increase students’ comprehension of fiction and nonfiction text
Practical ideas for teaching writing skills in context
Innovative ways of meeting the needs of struggling readers
50 tips any educator can use to positively impact students’ reading performance
101 ideas for involving families in your literacy program
Extensive lists of outstanding instructional materials
Suggestions for ensuring that effective school practices are in place to positively impact your students’ literacy performance
If you are looking for ideas and tips that can impact your students’ reading and writing, this book provides hundreds of classroom-proven suggestions designed for new teachers, experienced teachers, and administrators.