This text focuses on helping children become thoughtful, independent readers who are able to use a range of reading strategies for comprehension and word recognition. Research-based explanations and guidelines are presented, building a comprehensive strategy model. Teachers in Kindergarten to Grade 8 will find classroom-tested ways to create an effective environment for reading, combine teaching with structured support, and provide opportunities for pupils to talk about their learning. The book is illustrated throughout with clearly presented case studies. Also featured are samples of actual lessons, lists of recommended student texts, and excerpts from teacher journals and portfolios, as well as reproducible learning activities, graphic organizers, and assessment tools.
|Original language||American English|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Number of pages||256|
|State||Published - 2003|