Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency Book
Score: 4
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Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency


  • Author : Irene C. Fountas
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 614
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015077662750

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Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency Excerpt :

A practical guide for teaching comprehension and fluency in the kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom with instruction on reading levels, writing about reading, and interactive read-aloud and literature study; and contains a DVD with over 100 blackline masters, forms, and checklists.

Teaching for Comprehension in Reading Book

Teaching for Comprehension in Reading


  • Author : Gay Su Pinnell
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0439542588

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Teaching for Comprehension in Reading Excerpt :

Teachers can help children read deeply with this powerful new book by members of Ohio State University's Literacy Collaborative. The first part discusses the strategies and structures readers need to comprehend text-and the changes those readers experience as they move up the primary grades. The second part shows strategy instruction in action, in real classrooms, bymaster teachers. The third part focuses on how planning, organization, and management support instruction.

Guiding Readers and Writers  Grades 3 6 Book

Guiding Readers and Writers Grades 3 6


  • Author : Irene C. Fountas
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 0325003106

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Guiding Readers and Writers Grades 3 6 Excerpt :

Describes what is necessary to have a quality literacy program in the upper elementary grades.

Guided Reading Book

Guided Reading


  • Author : Irene C. Fountas
  • Publisher : Heinemann Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050704587

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Guided Reading Excerpt :

Intended for K-3 classroom teachers, explains how to create a balanced literacy program based on guided reading and supported by reading aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches.

Comprehension Instruction Book

Comprehension Instruction


  • Author : Gerald G. Duffy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Academic achievement
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015005875961

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Reading Fluency Book

Reading Fluency


  • Author : Timothy Rasinski
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-01-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039432684

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Reading Fluency Excerpt :

Reading fluency has been identified as a key component of proficient reading. Research has consistently demonstrated significant and substantial correlations between reading fluency and overall reading achievement. Despite the great potential for fluency to have a significant outcome on students’ reading achievement, it continues to be not well understood by teachers, school administrators and policy makers. The chapters in this volume examine reading fluency from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapter sketches the history of fluency as a literacy instruction component. Following chapters examine recent studies and approaches to reading fluency, followed by chapters that explore actual fluency instruction models and the impact of fluency instruction. Assessment of reading fluency is critical for monitoring progress and identifying students in need of intervention. Two articles on assessment, one focused on word recognition and the other on prosody, expand our understanding of fluency measurement. Finally, a study from Turkey explores the relationship of various reading competencies, including fluency, in an integrated model of reading. Our hope for this volume is that it may spark a renewed interest in research into reading fluency and fluency instruction and move toward making fluency instruction an even more integral part of all literacy instruction.

Put Reading First Book
Score: 3
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Put Reading First


  • Author : Bonnie B. Armbruster, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437937565

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Leveled Books  K 8  Book

Leveled Books K 8


  • Author : Irene C. Fountas
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004906373

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Leveled Books K 8 Excerpt :

For ten years and in two classic books, Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell have described how to analyze the characteristics of texts and select just-right books to use for guided reading instruction. Now, for the first time, all of their thinking and research has been updated and brought together into Leveled Books, K-8 to form the ultimate guide to choosing and using books from kindergarten through middle school. Fountas and Pinnell take you through every aspect of leveled books, describing how to select and use them for different purposes in your literacy program and offering prototype descriptions of fiction and nonfiction books at each level. They share advice on: the role of leveled books in reading instruction, analyzing the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction texts, using benchmark books to assess instructional levels for guided reading, selecting books for both guided and independent reading, organizing high-quality classroom libraries, acquiring books and writing proposals to fund classroom-library purchases, creating a school book room. In addition, Fountas and Pinnell explain the leveling process in detail so that you can tentatively level any appropriate book that you want to use in your instruction. Best of all, Leveled Books, K-8 is one half of a new duo of resources that will change how you look at leveled books. Its companion-www.FountasandPinnellLeveledBooks.com-is a searchable and frequently updated website that includes more than 18,000 titles. With Leveled Books, K-8 you'll know how and why to choose books for your readers, and with www.FountasandPinnellLeveledBooks.com, you'll have the ideal tool at your fingertips for finding appropriate books for guided reading. Book jacket.

Report of the National Reading Panel   Teaching Children to Read   an Evidence based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction Book

Report of the National Reading Panel Teaching Children to Read an Evidence based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction


  • Author : National Reading Panel (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: English language
  • Pages : 33
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050241416

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Word Matters Book

Word Matters


  • Author : Irene Fountas
  • Publisher : F&p Professional Books and Mul
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0325099774

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Word Matters Excerpt :

Fresh new cover, same great content! In 1996, Gay Su Pinnell and Irene Fountas presented Guided Reading, the most comprehensive guided reading resource ever published. Hailed for its practical, systematic approach, the book showed hundreds of thousands of teachers how to address the needs of the whole classroom as well as individual readers. Now, with the publication of Word Matters, Pinnell and Fountas offer K-3 teachers the same unparalleled support, this time focusing on phonics and spelling instruction. Word Matters presents essential information on designing and implementing a high-quality, systematic literacy program to help children learn about letters, sounds, and words. The central goal is to teach children to become "word solvers": readers who can take words apart while reading for meaning, and writers who can construct words while writing to communicate. Where similar books are narrow in focus, Word Matters presents the theoretical underpinnings and practical wherewithal of word study in three contexts: word study that includes systematically planned and applied experiences focusing on the elements of letters and words writing, including how children use phoneme-grapheme relationships, word patterns, and principles to develop spelling ability reading, including teaching children how to solve words with the use of phonics and visual-analysis skills as they read for meaning. Each topic is supported with a variety of practical tools: reproducible sheets for a word study system and for writing workshop; lists of spelling minilessons; and extensive word lists, including frequently used words, antonyms, synonyms, and more. Armed with these tools-and the tried-and-true wisdom of Gay Su Pinnell and Irene Fountas-teachers can help students develop not just the "essential skills," but also a joyful appreciation of their own literacy.

40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms  Grades 6 12 Book

40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms Grades 6 12


  • Author : Elaine K. McEwan
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452297798

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40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms Grades 6 12 Excerpt :

Provides 40 research-based methods with suggestions for easy implementation to help struggling readers, and features three tables of contents (traditional, topical, and problem-solving) formatted for quick reference.

Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners Book
Score: 3
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Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners


  • Author : Jeanne Shay Schumm
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2006-05-04
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 593
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593852900

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Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners Excerpt :

Weaving together the latest knowledge and best practices for teaching children to read, this indispensable text and professional resource provides a complete guide to differentiated instruction for diverse learners. Uniquely integrative, the book places the needs of English language learners and students with disabilities front and center instead of treating them as special topics. Accessible chapters on each of the core components of literacy clearly demonstrate how to link formal and informal assessment to evidence-based instruction. Special features include Research Briefs, Tech Tips, Internet Resources, Reflection and Action Questions, and dozens of reproducible student activities and assessment tools.

Comprehension  Grades K 12  Book

Comprehension Grades K 12


  • Author : Douglas Fisher
  • Publisher : Corwin
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 9781071823873

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Comprehension Grades K 12 Excerpt :

Radically change the way students learn from texts, extending beyond comprehension to critical reasoning and problem solving. Is your reading comprehension instruction just a pile of strategies? There is no evidence that teaching one strategy at a time, especially with pieces of text that require that readers use a variety of strategies to successfully negotiate meaning, is effective. And how can we extend comprehension beyond simple meaning? Bestselling authors Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nicole Law propose a new, comprehensive model of reading instruction that goes beyond teaching skills to fostering engagement and motivation. Using a structured, three-pronged approach—skill, will, and thrill—students learn to experience reading as a purposeful act and embrace struggle as a natural part of the reading process. Instruction occurs in three phases: Skill. Holistically developing skills and strategies necessary for students to comprehend text, such as monitoring, predicting, summarizing, questioning, and inferring. Will. Creating the mindsets, motivations, and habits, including goal setting and choice, necessary for students to engage fully with texts. Thrill. Fostering the thrill of comprehension, so that students share their thinking with others or use their knowledge for something else. Comprehension is the structured framework you need to empower students to comprehend text and take action in the world.

The Daily 5 Book
Score: 4.5
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The Daily 5


  • Author : Gail Boushey
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571104298

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The Daily 5 Excerpt :

Describes the philosophy of the Daily 5 teaching structure and includes a collection of literacy tasks for students to complete daily.

Fluency in the Classroom Book

Fluency in the Classroom


  • Author : Melanie R Kuhn, PhD
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105124068383

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Fluency in the Classroom Excerpt :

Offers two distinct approaches to oral reading instruction that can be incorporated into primary-grade literacy curricula and includes lesson plan ideas, vignettes and examples, and reproducibles.