The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades PreK-8, Second Edition: A Guide to Teaching

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The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition: A Tool for Assessment, Planning, and Teaching, PreK-8

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Heinemann #ad - There has never been a more comprehensive resource available to teachers that does what the continuum does - provide specific behaviors and understandings that are required at each level for students to demonstrate thinking within, beyond, and about the text. These behaviors and understandings describe what students will be expected to do in order to effectively read and understand the text.

More in-depth, expanded edition enables teachers to construct a common vision for student achievement that effectively and efficiently engages all students in the robust, and more essential than ever-The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, more intuitive, authentic and meaningful literacy learning every child deserves.

Each instructional context contributes substantially, in different but complementary ways, to students' development of the literacy process. With this indispensable literacy tool, Fountas and Pinnell remind you of The Literacy Continuum's critical role in transforming literacy teaching and learning. Rediscover the fountas & pinnell literacy continuum, expanded edition to: elevate your language and literacy expertise develop an understanding of the demands of texts on readers build your understanding of the reading and writing process and how it changes over time hone your observation of students' literacy behaviors teach toward student integration of the Systems of Strategic Actions articulate the literacy curriculum within and across grade levels activate the responsive teaching that meets students where they are and brings them forward with intention and precision build professional learning opportunities with colleagues create a common vision and common language for literacy in your school.

The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition: A Tool for Assessment, Planning, and Teaching, PreK-8 #ad - Look for these new enhancements inside: streamlined organization and navigation expanded behaviors and examples across the continua First appearance of a behavior or goal or text characteristic is indicated by a red square Behaviors are acquired and then elaborated over time Clear organization of and explicit links to the Systems of Strategic Actions Four-color design for clarity and focus Also check out our on-demand mini-course: Thinking and Talking About Books Across the Day.

The literacy continuum provides a way to look for specific evidence of learning from prekindergarten through grade eight, and across eight instructional contexts.

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Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency: Thinking, Talking, and Writing About Reading, K-8

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Heinemann #ad - The dvd is also a repository of useful materials to support your work-including blackline masters, forms, checklists, and numerous other classroom tools. Discover powerful ways to help your students read with deep understanding and fluency. Offering a complete picture of how to skillfully teach meaning making and fluency within any instructional context, fluency, K-8, Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency, supports you with frameworks for high-quality instruction that describe appropriate expectations for comprehending, and vocabulary development.

You'll also gain insight about the specific demands that fiction and nonfiction texts place on readers and about how effective readers think within a text, beyond a text, and about a text to gain rich understandings. As you learn about how the characteristics of texts help or hinder a reader's improvement, you'll find effective teaching strategies for: comprehending, word solving, fluency, and vocabulary writing about reading in a variety of genres and using writing as a tool for thinking using guided reading with fiction and nonfiction books discussing books during interactive read-aloud and literature study taking part in shared and performance reading.

You'll also learn how to take running records of reading behavior to assess comprehension and fluency then use those assessments to inform and differentiate your teaching. In addition, k-8: a dvd containing short, fountas and pinnell have also added a dynamic companion resource to Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency, focused video segments that illustrate concepts from the book and demonstrate exemplar teaching in real classroom settings.

Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency: Thinking, Talking, and Writing About Reading, K-8 #ad - Read teaching for comprehending and Fluency, K-8 and be part of the big breakthrough in literacy instruction. Fountas and pinnell's teaching and assessment frames will give you a firm understanding of your students' reading levels: where they are, where they should be, and what they need to do to get there-for any reader, in any grade, at any moment.

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Guided Reading, Second Edition: Responsive Teaching Across the Grades

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Heinemann #ad - Much has been written on the topic of guided reading over the last twenty years, but no other leaders in literacy education have championed the topic with such depth and breadth as Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Now with guided reading, second edition, to analyzing texts, rediscover the essential elements of guided reading through: a wider and more comprehensive look at its place within a coherent literacy system a refined and deeper understanding of its complexity an examination of the steps in implementation-from observing and assessing literacy behaviors, to grouping in a thoughtful and dynamic way, to teaching the lesson the teaching for systems of strategic actions a rich text base that can support and extend student learning the re-emerging role of shared reading as a way to lead guided and independent reading forward the development of managed independent learning across the grades an in-depth exploration of responsive teaching the role of facilitative language in supporting change over time in students' processing systems the identification of high-priority shifts in learning to focus on at each text level the creation of a learning environment within which literacy and language can flourish.

Through guided reading, students learn how to engage in every facet of the reading process and apply their reading power to all literacy contexts. In the highly anticipated second edition of Guided Reading, and the reflective, Fountas and Pinnell remind you of guided reading's critical value within a comprehensive literacy system, responsive teaching required to realize its full potential.

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The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers

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Heinemann #ad - With jen's help you'll: develop goals for every reader give students step-by-step strategies for skilled reading guide readers with prompts aligned to the strategies adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips craft demonstrations and explanations with her Lesson Language learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors.

. Strategies make the often invisible work of reading actionable and visible, " Jen writes. With hit books that support strategic reading through conferring, Jen Serravallo gets emails almost daily asking, small groups, and assessment, "Isn't there a book of the strategies themselves?" Now there is. In the reading strategies book, she collects 300 strategies to share with readers in support of thirteen goals-everything from fluency to literary analysis.

The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers #ad - We offer strategies to readers to put the work in doable terms for those who are still practicing, " writes Jen Serravallo. Whether you use readers workshop, balanced reading, guided reading, whole-class novels, or any other approach, a core reading program, Daily 5/CAFE, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching.

Each strategy is cross-linked to skills, genres, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to give you just-right teaching, just in time. The goal is not that they can do the steps of the strategy but that they become more comfortable and competent with a new skill. With the reading strategies Book, you'll have ways to help your readers make progress every day.

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Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children F&P Professional Books and Multimedia

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Heinemann #ad - Also included are guidelines for:   observation and assessment dynamic grouping of readers creating sets of leveled books selecting and introducing books teaching for strategies classroom management. Guided reading was written for K-3 classroom teachers, reading resource teachers, preservice teachers, researchers, administrators, teacher educators, and staff developers.

Best of all, 500 leveled books in the Appendixes, there are well over 2, along with many other reproducible resources that teachers will use for years to come. Heinemann. Based on the authors' nine years of research and development, it explains how to create a balanced literacy program based on guided reading and supported by read aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches.

Grades k-3   among the many changes to sweep American literacy education has been a move toward whole class instruction. Good first teaching is the foundation of education and the right of every child, " assert the authors. How, might teachers best support a literate community yet still meet the needs of individual readers? For Fountas and Pinnell, the answer lies in guided reading, then, which allows children to develop as individual readers within the context of a small group.

Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children F&P Professional Books and Multimedia #ad - Nonetheless, children still bring to literacy a wide range of experiences and competencies. With the publication of this book, educators themselves will find the foundation in reading skills instruction they so rightly deserve. While there is an entire chapter devoted solely to the process by which children become literate, every chapter clearly presents the theoretical underpinnings of the practices it suggests.

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Lessons in Comprehension: Explicit Instruction in the Reading Workshop

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Heinemann #ad - Read lessons in comprehension, trust Serafini, and help your students learn the strategies they need to comprehend a variety of texts. Lessons in comprehension introduces and reinforces meaning-making concepts through eight broad thematic strands that scaffold understanding and responsibility for novice readers: Inviting Children into the World of Reading and Literature Exploring the Structures and Components of Literature Navigating Text Promoting Invested Literature Discussions Developing Comprehension Practices Investigating Informational Texts Extending Response to Literature Examining Critical Perspectives.

Great product! Tried, proven, and grounded in the latest scientific-based research, each substantial lesson offers a complete framework to take you and your students from theory through guided practice and beyond. And, unique among books on the reading workshop, each lesson also features Serafini's own classroom-honed language-the perfect model to adapt for explicit instruction in any reading classroom.

Plumbing his file drawers for 64 of the most effective comprehension minilessons from his distinguished teaching career, Serafini has created a teaching treasure trove that contains nearly a year's worth of comprehension instruction plus an extensive list of children's literature that he has successfully woven into his own reading workshop.

Lessons in Comprehension: Explicit Instruction in the Reading Workshop #ad - Within each strand, eight lessons take students deep into key comprehension strategies like visualization, journaling, and previewing texts. Effective teachers teach, " writes serafini, and in effective reading workshops explicit instruction provides an important link between the written word and an emerging reader's ability to both interact with texts and understand them.

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Social Studies That Sticks: How to Bring Content and Concepts to Life

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Heinemann #ad - Heinemann. It promotes academic achievement, models the habits of active citizenship, tunes students' ethical antennae to social problems, and teaches tools students can use to advocate for change. This dynamic approach brings content and concepts to life, thinking, while sharpening skills in questioning, reading, writing, and the visual and performing arts.

The announcement that “it's social studies time” often elicits dread from students who mistakenly view the subject as a near-death experience. In social studies that sticks laurel schmidt introduces a brain-compatible approach to integrated, standards-based instruction, using the four elements of the human learning cycle: awareness, exploration, inquiry, and action.

It's time for Social Studies That Sticks. Great product! And who can blame them when this fascinating subject has been stripped of the heartbreak, treachery, the humanity - that it's supposed to explain? Student apathy and rock-bottom test scores scream that it's time for a change - for unforgettable, and spectacular foibles - in short, conflict, adventure, not regrettable, strategic brilliance, social studies.

Social Studies That Sticks: How to Bring Content and Concepts to Life #ad - Whether you use laurel schmidt's ideas to supplement your existing curriculum or you're ready to make your current textbook ancient history, Social Studies That Sticks will transform social studies time into lessons about history and humanity that last a lifetime. Social studies that sticks is a comprehensive, and propaganda transforms current events into historical investigations maps vital steps for social-justice projects provides guidelines for essays, and user-friendly guide that:   identifies essential social studies themes, biographies, oral histories, standards, and original historic writing outlines dozens of authentic assessments introduces theLearning Ledger for student self-assessment pinpoints archival material, personal narratives, art, presentations, bias, and architecture can be tools for inquiry and learning explores the community of a social studies classroom tackles matters of cultural perspective, hundreds of books and websites, eye-witness narratives, objects, passionate, and historical fiction describes how artifacts, point of view, photography, and skills models maximum use of primary source documents, and historical resources for research and classroom use.

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The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers

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Heinemann #ad - Heinemann. I am convinced that helping kids to articulate clear goals for their work, "and supporting them with strategies and feedback to accomplish those goals, " writes Jen Serravallo, makes a huge difference. With the writing strategies Book you can make that kind of difference with your writers every day.

With jen's help you'll: develop individual goals for every writer give students step-by-step strategies for writing with skill and craft coach writers using prompts aligned to a strategy present mentor texts that support a genre and strategy adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips demonstrate and explain a writing move with her Lesson Language learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors.

Whether you use writing workshop, the writing exercises in your basal, or any other approach, small groups, Daily 5's "Work on Writing, you'll discover a treasure chest of ways to work with whole classes, 6+1 Traits, " a scripted writing program, or individual writers. The reading strategies book made the New York Times Best Seller List by making it simpler to match students' needs to high-quality instruction.

The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers #ad - You can think of the goals as the what, "writes Jen, "and the strategies as the how. From composing with pictures all the way to conventions and beyond, you'll have just-right teaching, just in time. Now, jen serravallo does the same, in the writing Strategies Book, collecting 300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and grouping them beneath 10 crucial goals.

She even offers suggestions for stocking your writing center, planning units of study, celebrating student writing, and keeping records. Great product!

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The Fountas & Pinnell Comprehensive Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study Guide

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Heinemann #ad - Words give us a way to communicate-to think, talk, read and write-and to activate and enjoy a literate life. You will be able to hone your observations of students' literacy behaviors with this indispensable tool, middle, which combines the behaviors and understandings from the Phonics continuum with the specific times early, or late in grades PreK-8 appropriate for each one to be introduced and then to be under students' control.

In addition, instructional language and a multitude of specific examples appear exclusively in this guide. Great product! The literacy behaviors you know and understand as you make minute-by-minute decisions within the act of teaching will make the biggest impact on student learning. In a world rich with language and literacy, each word matters.

The fountas & pinnell comprehensive phonics, spelling, sounds, and word study guide reflects the specific behaviors related to the nine areas of learning for letters, and words that children develop over time: Early Literacy Concepts Phonological Awareness Letter Knowledge Letter-Sound Relationships Spelling Patterns High-Frequency Words Word Meaning/Vocabulary Word Structure Word-Solving Actions Heinemann.

The Fountas & Pinnell Comprehensive Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study Guide #ad - You will find that this essential guide, presented in an easy-to-use chart form, is a critical companion to The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition. With this new, fountas and pinnell bring their literacy expertise to a systematic exploration of letters, sounds, essential resource, and words and learning how oral and written language "work.

The fountas & pinnell comprehensive phonics, spelling, and Word Study Guide provides you with a comprehensive map of the knowledge students develop on their journey to becoming expert word solvers and effective readers and writers. Use this resource to guide your students in an exploration of letter and word learning.

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Scholastic Professional The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading

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SCHOLASTIC TEACHING RESOURCES #ad - More than 40 short videos showing Jan modeling key parts of guided reading lessons for every stage. Prompts, word lists, and more to support all students, discussion starters, intervention suggestions, teaching points, including dual language learners and struggling readers. Includes all-neW, stage-specific lesson plan templates.

29 comprehension modules that cover essential strategies—monitoring, retelling, inferring, summarizing, and many others. In this resource-rich book, from pre-a to fluent, you'll find: All the planning and instructional tools you need to teach guided reading well, organized around Richardson's proven Assess-Decide-Guide framework.

Scholastic Professional The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading #ad - . Jan richardson's highly anticipated update to the classic bestseller The Next Step in Guided Reading helps you and your students move forward. Great product!29 comprehension modules covering the essentials - monitoring, inferring, summarizing, retelling, and many others. A must-have for every teacher. Plus an online resource bank with dozens of downloadable assessment and record-keeping forms, Richardson's all-new, stage-specific lesson plan templates.

Richardson is a bestselling author and in-demand staff developer. Heinemann.

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