Summary: The new edition of 50 Literacy Strategies: Step by Step by Gail E. Tompkins is a conveniently organized resource for all elementary and middle school teachers, providing research-based and classroom-tested instructional strategies to develop literacy abilities. Everything you need to know to implement each activity effectively and quickly is included in a consistent, easy-to-understand format. Each of the instructional strategies outlines:
Instructional Focus: Whether the strategy develops oral language, phonics/phonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, spelling, and/or content areas
Grade Level: Whether the strategy is appropriate for k-2, 3-5 or 6-8
Scaffolding English Learners: How the strategy is particularly appropriate, or how it can be adapted to better meet the needs of, English Learners
Step by Step: As always, clearly outlined steps to implement the strategy
Why and When to Use the Strategy: Sections to help you determine when each activity is most appropriate
Authentic Student Samples: Artifacts from the classroom that model the responses you will receive from students The instructional strategies are organized alphabetically and numbered for easy reference. Inside the cover is an index grouping strategies by instructional focus, providing another helpful guide to finding the strategy needed. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Table of Contents
List of Instructional Strategies
1. "All About..." Books
2. Alphabet Books
3. Anticipation Guides
4. Author's Chair
5. Book Boxes
6. Book Talks
7. Choral Reading
8. Collaborative Books
9. Cloze Procedure
12. Data Charts
13. Double-Entry Journals
14. Exclusion Brainstorming
15. Gallery Walks
16. Goldilocks Strategy
17. Grand Conversations
18. Guided Reading
19. Hot Seat (new)
20. Interactive Read-Alouds (new)
21. Interactive Writing
22. K-W-L Charts
23. Language Experience Approach
24. Learning Logs
25. Literacy Centers
26. Making Words
28. Open-Mind Portraits
29. Plot Profiles
30. Prereading Plan
32. Questioning the Author (new)
35. Readers Theatre
36. Reading Logs
37. Reciprocal Questioning
38. Rubrics (new)
39. Shared Reading
41. SQ3R Study Strategy
42. Story Boards
43. Story Retelling
44. Sustained Silent Reading
45. Tea Party
46. Venn Diagrams
47. Word Ladders (new)
48. Word Sorts
49. Word Walls
50. Writing Groups
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