This easy-to-follow resource is filled with practical approaches to help teachers transition towards a balanced literacy framework. Designed for both newer and veteran teachers alike, this straightforward book offers simple techniques and concrete strategies to nurture reading and writing skills. This guide helps teachers find engaging ways to support all learners and standards for college and career readiness.
Strategies for Effective Balanced Literacy offers a balanced approach to literacy focusing on:
Through understanding the developmental progression of word study, reading, writing, and purposeful assessments, teachers can create learning environments to more effectively meet students' needs.
Clothesline Math: The Master Number Sense Maker
Implement Clothesline Math and teach number sense in K-12 classrooms! This essential resource includes the materials that teachers need to conduct Clothesline Math lessons, and techniques for effectively facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse.
Integrated English Language Development
This powerful resource defines and supports the implementation of Integrated English Language Development (I-ELD) and provides research-based instructional strategies to immerse students in content while promoting oral and written language development.
Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
This resource defines social and emotional learning and digs into the real work of incorporating SEL in K-12 schools. It makes the connection between research and practical application through real-life examples and testimonials of SEL in the classroom.
The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop
Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander shows how to shake up the traditional writing workshop to make writing fun again. Using his techniques and strategies, you'll invigorate the writing workshop and motivate even the most reluctant writers.
Making and Writing Words: Grades K-1
Making and Writing Words: Grades 2-3
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 2
Prepare grade 2 students for standardized tests with motivating informational text and comprehension exercises! Developed by reading expert Dr. Edward Fry this book focuses on increasing students' comprehension, word study, and language mechanics skills.
Learning through Poetry: Consonants
Learning through Poetry: Consonant Blends and Digraphs
Help students analyze consonant blends and diagraphs that develop phonemic and phonological awareness throughengaging activities and poetry, writing exercises, and cross-curricular connections.
Learning through Poetry: Rimes
Learning through Poetry: Short Vowels
Learning through Poetry: Long Vowels
Guided Math: A Framework for Mathematics Instruction Second Edition
This 2nd edition takes an innovative approach to mathematics, using the same teaching philosophies as guided reading. This instructional framework provides an environment for math that fosters mathematical thinking and meets the needs of all students.