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Describes strategies teachers can use to promote reading comprehension in students from kindergarten through eighth grade; and includes examples of student work, illustrations, and other reference tools.

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Genre: Education
Author: Stephanie Harvey
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Release: 2007-01-01
File: 339 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781571104816

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In this new edition of their groundbreaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they've done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. Thirty new lessons and new and revised chapters shine a light on children's thinking, curiosity, and questions. Steph and Anne tackle close reading, close listening, text complexity, and critical thinking in a new chapter on building knowledge through thinking-intensive reading and learning. Other fully revised chapters focus on digital reading, strategies for integrating comprehension and technology, and comprehension across the curriculum. The new edition is organized around three sections: Part I provides readers with a solid introduction to reading comprehension instruction, including the principles that guide practice, suggestions for text selection, and a review of recent research that underlies comprehension instruction. Part II contains lessons to put these principles into practice for all areas of reading comprehension. Part III shows you how to integrate comprehension instruction across the curriculum and the school day, particularly in science and social studies. Updated bibliographies, including the popular "Great Books for Teaching Content," are accessible online. Since the first publication of Strategies That Work, more than a million teachers have benefited from Steph and Anne's practical advice on creating classrooms that are incubators for deep thought. This third edition is a must-have resource for a generation of new teachers--and a welcome refresher for those with dog-eared copies of this timeless guide to teaching comprehension.

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Genre: Education
Author: Stephanie Harvey
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Release: 2017
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781625310637

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Teaches techniques designed to improve reading skills, covering how children can learn by making connections, asking questions, visualization, inferring answers, extracting ideas, and synthesizing information.

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Genre: Education
Author: Stephanie Harvey
Publisher: Stenhouse Pub
Release: 2000
File: 314 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015054412708

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Inferring, questioning, determining importance. It's not easy to explain these abstract reading strategies to elementary readers, yet knowing how they work and how to use them is an important first step to connecting with texts. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make abstract thinking concrete and that can help every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies. Comprehension Connections is a guide to developing children's ability to fully understand texts by making the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental. McGregor's approach sequences stages of learning for each strategy that take students from a fun object lesson to a nuanced and lasting understanding. Her lessons build bridges between the concrete and the abstract by incorporating writing, discussion, song, art, and movement into a web of creative connections that reinforce each strategy on a variety of levels. All the while Comprehension Connections offers an inside look at the dynamic of McGregor's teaching, showing you how her ideas look in action, and including the language she uses and that she encourages her students to use as they build their facility with: schema inferring questioning determining importance visualizing synthesizing. Many students struggle to understand what it is they are supposed to do as they learn to read strategically. Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before. Book study groups and professional learning communities, click here to save 15% when you order 15 copies of Comprehension Connections. Save $43.88!

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Genre: Education
Author: Tanny McGregor
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Release: 2007
File: 130 Pages
ISBN-13: 0325008876

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Teaching ideas to help students learn reading strategies which are intended to develop their skills in and enjoyment of reading.

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Genre: Education
Author: Laura Robb
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release: 1996
File: 94 Pages
ISBN-13: 0590251112

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ISBN-13: 9781887187039

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Part 5 of an eight level supplemental reading program for explicit comprehension strategy instruction.

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Genre: English language
Author: Diane J. Sawyer
Publisher:
Release: 2003
File: 72 Pages
ISBN-13: 1564203298

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Content area teachers are now being tasked with incorporating reading and writing instruction, but what works? In this essential book from Routledge and AMLE, author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for content area literacy and how to implement them in the middle-level classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided, helping you figure out which ideas to ditch and which to embrace. Topics covered include... Building background knowledge quickly Using specific strategies to scaffold focus while reading Using small group reading strategies to bring personal response and accountability to the content Understanding items that make reading in different disciplines unique Teaching content area vocabulary in meaningful ways Making writing an authentic process through daily and weekly assignments Planning and teaching effective informational and argumentative pieces Each chapter includes Common Core connections and practical templates and tools. The templates are available as free eResources so you can easily print them for classroom use.

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Genre: Education
Author: Lori G. Wilfong
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2019-03-13
File: 172 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351240871

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One of the best selling books in its series, Capital Campaigns: Strategies that Work, Third Edition has served as a guide for campaigns of all sizes and configurations from small start-ups to colleges and universities. This book is a practical, hands-on guide to capital campaigns. It covers the field in its entirety and provides a useful, friendly, well-organized resource for novices and experienced professionals alike. Now in its third edition, Capital Campaigns: Strategies that Work, Third Edition has become a standard reference on this topic. It outlines step by step what you need to know to conduct a capital campaign and gets the point across with real life stories about campaigns. Charts, check-lists, timetables, budgets, and worksheets provide formats and samples that the reader can use or adapt for her campaign. This reference has also been updated to reflect the most recent trends in capital campaigns and now includes a CD-ROM full of reference material.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Andrea Kihlstedt
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2012-01-18
File: 423 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449683085

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Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This book offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, grouped thematically. Such themes include: Gaming, Motor Activities, Open Inquiry, Competition, Interactive Technology, and Performance/Role Play. Woven throughout the book is moving testimony from boys that both validates the success of the lessons and adds a human dimension to their impact. The author's presents more than 100 specific activities for all content areas that have proven successful with male students Draws on an in-depth, worldwide study to reveal what lessons and strategies most engage boys in the classroom Has been described as the missing link that our schools need for the better education of boys Honest and accurate, this book offers you the best chance to protect your assets and grow your portfolio in these difficult financial times.

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Genre: Education
Author: Michael Reichert
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Release: 2010-07-20
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470532782

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