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Implementing Readers Theatre as an approach to classroom fluency instruction

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Implementing Readers Theatre as an approach to classroom fluency instruction

This article describes how Readers Theatre was implemented as an engaging means for reading fluency instruction in a second-grade classroom.

 

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades 3-5

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades 3-5

This practical, supportive book begins with an overview of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), addressing some frequently asked questions and concerns about them. Then, the heart of the book features vignettes of six grade 3–5 classroom teachers from a diverse range of schools, sharing their innovative lesson ideas and showing how they address the CCSS in concert with the deliberate, student-centered teaching and learning choices they already make.

 

What Is “College-Level” Writing?

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

What Is “College-Level” Writing?

Just what defines “college-level” writing? This collection seeks to engage this essential question with care, patience, and pragmatism.

 

Engaging the Disengaged: Using Learning Clubs to Motivate Struggling Adolescent Readers and Writers

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Engaging the Disengaged: Using Learning Clubs to Motivate Struggling Adolescent Readers and Writers

This article describes the use of learning clubs to motivate struggling students to engage in literacy events and foster literacy development.

 

BOOKMATCH: Scaffolding Book Selection for Independent Reading

Grades   3 – 6  |  Professional Library

BOOKMATCH: Scaffolding Book Selection for Independent Reading

Using the instructional tool BOOKMATCH, this article provides book-selection strategies for students' independent reading.