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 Reading Comprehension
JWS1038 R.E.A.D. Seventy Strategies to Support Reading Success $64.95
ISBN: 9780470521038 ISBN10: 0470521031.
Softcover, 184 pp.
R.E.A.D will help educators turn their students into strategic readers. This book presents a collection of strategies based on the 5 + 2 essential elements of literacy instruction: oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Each section contains a brief conceptual overview as well as specific strategies that can be used to facilitate the development of that literacy process. A graphic at the beginning of each strategy identifies when it should be used, the most appropriate group size, and the grade levels for which it would be most applicable. Additional references and/or other resources are also provided at the end of each strategy description to provide educators with more information.
JWS2272 The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child $24.95
ISBN: 9780470372272 ISBN10: 0470372273.
Written by: D Miller.
Softcover, 240 pp..
Miller, a sixth-grade language arts and social studies teacher, has enabled students of many different backgrounds to enjoy reading and to be good at it. Her approach is simple yet provocative; affirm the reader in every student, allow students to choose their own books, carve out extra reading time, model authentic reading behaviors, discard timeworn reading assignments such as book reports and comprehension worksheets, and develop a classroom library filled with high-interest books. Her students regularly read more than 40 books in a school year and leave her classroom with an appreciation and love of books and reading. Miller provides many tips for teachers and parents and includes a useful list of ultimate reading suggestions picked by her students.
JWS7619 Building Academic Language: Essential Practices for Content Classrooms Grades 5-12 $26.95
ISBN: 9781118744857 ISBN10: 1118744853.
Written by: Zwiers.
Softcover, 320 pp..
Many students, ranging from native English speakers to recent immigrants, need help in understanding and using the language of school. This book includes research-based instructional and assessment activities that content teachers can use to build students' abilities to understand and describe the many abstract concepts, higher-order thinking skills, and complex relationships in a discipline. The book emphasizes an approach that builds from students' existing ways of learning and communicating, helping them to think and talk as content area experts think and talk about math, science, history, and language arts.
 
 Reading Comprehension  | Grades 4-8

JWS4032 Hooked On Language Arts!: Ready to Use Activities and Worksheets $29.95
ISBN: 9780876284032 ISBN10: 0876284039.
Written by: J Strouf.
Softcover, 264 pp..
Includes more than 280 classroom-tested games, activities, and reproducibles. Give your students practice in key language areas with these activities and worksheets.
 
 Reading Comprehension  | Grades K-3

JWS2899 Improving Early Literacy: Strategies and Activities for Struggling Students $33.95
ISBN: 9780787972899 ISBN10: 0787972894.
Written by: W Miller.
Softcover, 352 pp..
This book offers teachers an array of reading strategies that will help struggling emergent readers to develop letter-name knowledge, sight word knowledge, phonics, and reading fluency skills. It provides activities and worksheets and includes informal assessments, techniques for developing listening skills, strategies for improving phonic analysis.
 
 Reading Comprehension  | Phonics

JWS2436 Phonics Pathways: Clear Steps to Easy Reading and Perfect Spelling $32.95
ISBN: 9781118022436 ISBN10: 1118022432.
10th Edition, Softcover, 288 pp.
This book teaches reading using sounds and spelling patterns. The sounds and patterns are introduced one at a time, and slowly built into words, syllables, phrases, and sentences. Includes simple step-by-step directions for every lesson. Offers help for all students, includes extensive examples, word lists, and practice readings that are 100% de-codable. Uses a multi-sensory method that benefits all learning styles.

 

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