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Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Write Alouds

This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve studentsí independent writing ability.

 

Grades   1 – 3  |  Strategy Guide

Promote Deep Thinking! How to Choose a Complex Text

Complex texts promote deep thinking and critical analysis by students. Through close reading of a complex text, studentsí independent reading abilities also increase.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Using Guided Reading to Develop Student Reading Independence

This guide presents basic structures for implementing guided reading, which involves working with small groups of children possessing similar strategies and challenges when encountering new text.

 

Grades   8 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper

The sense of curiosity behind research writing gets lost in some school-based assignments. This Strategy Guide provides the foundation for cultivating interest and authority through I-Search writing, including publishing online.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Question the Author (QtA)

In this guide, youíll be introduced to a strategy that requires students to challenge their understanding and solidify their knowledge while reading a text.