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When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12

When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12 Description:

For Kylene Beers the question of what to do when kids can t read surfaced abruptly in when she began teaching That year she discovered that some of the students in her seventh grade language arts classes could pronounce all the words but couldn t make any sense of the text Others couldn t even pronounce the words And that was the year she met a boy named George br br George couldn t read When George s parents asked her to explain what their son s reading difficulties were and what she was going to do to help Kylene a secondary certified English teacher with no background in reading realized she had little to offer the parents even less to offer their son That defining moment sent her on a twenty three year search for answers to that original question how do we help middle and high schoolers who can t read br br Now in her critical and practical text When Kids Can t Read What Teachers Can Do A Guide for Teachers Kylene shares what she has learned and shows teachers how to help struggling readers with comprehension vocabulary fluency word recognition motivation Here Kylene offers teachers the comprehensive handbook they ve needed to help readers improve their skills their attitudes and their confidence Filled with student transcripts detailed strategies reproducible material and extensive booklists this much anticipated guide to teaching reading both instructs and inspires

Rating: 3.74 out of 5

Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading

Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading Description:

Beers and Probst offer insights into how to create text dependent questioning in assisting students to develop greater reading comprehension skills

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies

Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies Description:

Visit a target blank href http www heinemann com ReadingNonfiction rel nofollow www heinemann com ReadingNonfiction a for special previews videos and more br br Also available Reading Nonfiction Student Bookmarks and Notice amp Note Reading Nonfiction Signpost Student Bookmarks br br When students recognize that nonfiction ought to challenge us ought to slow us down and make us think then they re more likely to become close readers That means we need to help them question texts authors and ultimately their own thinking No matter the content area with em Reading Nonfiction em s classroom tested suggestions you ll lead kids toward skillful and responsible disciplinary literacy br br Picking up where their smash hit em Notice amp Note em left off Kylene Beers and Bob Probst write Fiction invites us into the writer s imagined world nonfiction intrudes into ours and purports to tell us something about it This crucial difference increases the responsibility of the nonfiction reader so Kylene and Bob have developed interlocking scaffolds that every student can use to go beyond a superficial reading br br br essential questions that set students up for closer more attentive readings of nonfiction texts em Notice amp Note em nonfiction signposts that cue kids to apply the skills and processes that sophisticated readers use instinctively proven strategies readers can use to clear up confusions when the text gets tough We all know the value of helping students define nonfiction and understand its text structures em Reading Nonfiction em goes the next crucial step helping kids challenge the claims of nonfiction authors be challenged by them and skillfully and rigorously make up their mind about purported truths

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters Description:

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Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice

Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice Description:

strong A study guide is available for this title Click here to download PDF KB strong br br This is the time to think boldly about adolescent literacy So much of what we know about adolescents and their learning has changed in the last decade and since then both the world of education and the world at large have become very different places em Adolescent Literacy em convenes a conversation among today s most important educational thinkers and practitioners to address crucial advances in research on adolescent learning to assess which of our current practices meets the challenges of the twenty first century and to discover transformative ideas and methods that turn the promise of education into instructional practice br br In em Adolescent Literacy em renowned educators Kylene Beers Bob Probst and Linda Rief lead twenty eight of the most important and widely read educators across the country in a conversation about where we are in the teaching of literacy to adolescents and how best to move forward From researchers to classroom teachers from long treasured voices to important new members of the education community em Adolescent Literacy em includes the thoughts of central figures in the field today em Adolescent Literacy em discusses the most provocative issues of our time including br English language learners struggling readers technology in the classroom multimodal literacy compelling writing instruction teaching in a flat world young adult literature Each of its chapters builds on the previous to create a unified story of adolescent literacy that will help all middle and secondary teachers and administrators envision literacy instruction in exciting new ways In addition em Adolescent Literacy em sassessment rubrics for teachers administrators and staff developers make it an ideal resource for schoolwide and districtwide professional development while its accompanying study guide is perfect for small group discussions Now is indeed the time to create a powerful vision of how to teach adolescents The research on their learning has reached a critical mass modern technology has allowed them to engage in a far wider range of literate behaviors than ever before and their world has become increasingly connected increasingly competitive and increasingly polarized Read em Adolescent Literacy em consider the thoughts of leading educators and join a conversation about what it means to teach and learn in this dynamic new environment And do it soon because the need to turn education s promise into classroom practice has never been more urgent

Rating: 3.57 out of 5

Notice and Note Literature Log: A Place to Note What You Notice

Notice and Note Literature Log: A Place to Note What You Notice Description:

em The essential element in rigor is engagement If students are to read rigorously they must be committed to understanding some intriguing character to solving some problem to figuring out what a writer believes and how those thoughts compare with their own The literary signposts in em Notice and Note em encourage this rigor Now in the em Notice and Note Literature Log em we share our signposts with students br em Kylene Beers em and em Robert E Probst em em br br em strong Notice and Note strong em strong transformed how teachers help students read and analyze complex texts br Now a new em Notice and Note em em Literature Log em offers students practice finding the signposts with over the shoulder coaching from Kylene and Bob strong br br The first section of this interactive notebook offers students passages from popular novels in which they can practice as a class or on their own finding the em Notice and Note em signposts Each practice passage is followed with comments from Bob and Kylene that explain to students what they read These passages are perfect for minilessons the teacher might want to use to reinforce or reteach signpost lessons In the second section students log the books they are reading In the final section students have space to track their thinking and take notes on what they notice as they read novels for class or on their own br br The em Notice and Note Literature Log em is more than a place where students can note what they notice Through its regular coaching commentary this literature log offers students an opportunity during independent reading to read and learn with two master educators at their side br br Save when you purchase the Literature Log in a Pack Learn more at Heinemann com

Rating: 3.32 out of 5

Holt Elements of Literature, Third Course

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Rating: 3.73 out of 5

Holt Elements of Literature: First Course

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Rating: 3.72 out of 5

Holt Elements of Literature, Second Course

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Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Holt Elements of Literature, Second Course Grade 8

Holt Elements of Literature, Second Course Grade 8 Description:

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Rating: 3.64 out of 5