Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Even the youngest readers and writers in today’s classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K–3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based and multimodal texts; hip-hop; advertisements; math problems; and many other types of texts. Prominent authorities explain the research base underlying the book’s 23 complete lessons and provide practical activities and assessments for promoting decoding, fluency, comprehension, and other key literacy skills. Snapshots of diverse classrooms bring the material to life; helpful reproducibles are included.

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K 3

Even the youngest readers and writers in today’s classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K–3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based and multimodal texts; hip-hop; advertisements; math problems; and many other types of texts. Prominent authorities explain the research base underlying the book’s 23 complete lessons and provide practical activities and assessments for promoting decoding, fluency, comprehension, and other key literacy skills. Snapshots of diverse classrooms bring the material to life; helpful reproducibles are included.

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction Fourth Edition

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction  Fourth Edition

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction Fourth Edition

A highly regarded teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book is grounded in current knowledge about literacy teaching and learning in grades PreK–8. The field's leading authorities present accessible recommendations for best practices that can be tailored to fit specific classroom circumstances and student populations. Provided are strategies for helping all students succeed—including struggling readers and English language learners—and for teaching each of the major components of literacy. The book also addresses ways to organize instruction and innovative uses of technology. Chapters include concrete examples, Engagement Activities, and resources for further learning. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices. *Chapters on motivation, content-area teaching, new literacies, and family literacy. *Addresses timely topics such as response to intervention, the new common core standards, English language learning, and policy issues.

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

This book has been replaced by Best Practices of Literacy Leaders, Second Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-4228-4.

Developing Content Area Literacy

Developing Content Area Literacy

Developing Content Area Literacy

Forty evidenced-based strategies for integrating literacy instruction into the content areas Providing unique content on assessment, differentiated instruction, technology, and reflective practice, Developing Content Area Literacy, Second Edition is designed to help busy middle school and secondary teachers meet the challenge of addressing the literacy learning needs of all students, including English language learners. Each of the 40 evidence-based strategies is organized around eight essential areas of literacy instruction: academic vocabulary, reading fluency, narrative text, informational text, media and digital literacies, informational writing, critical thinking, and independent learning. Each topic has five strategies from which to choose, giving teachers ample variety to meet the diverse needs of the classroom.

Literacy Place

Literacy Place

Literacy Place


Shaping Literate Minds

Shaping Literate Minds

Shaping Literate Minds

Discusses a method of literacy instruction that unites reading, writing, and spelling knowledge.

Using Technology in K 8 Literacy Classrooms

Using Technology in K 8 Literacy Classrooms

Using Technology in K 8 Literacy Classrooms

A basic field guide format introduces 13 wild cat species. Includes photographs and range maps.