Teach students how to capture their imaginative ideas on paper and make writing about fiction fun! This 2nd edition resource was created to support current standards, provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students write and understand fiction. Designed in an easy-to-use format, this resource offers detailed approaches and activities with classroom examples by grade ranges and includes graphic organizer templates and digital resources to help teachers implement quickly and easily. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction are also provided to help English language learners, gifted students, and students reading below grade level.
Making and Writing Words: Grades K-1
Making and Writing Words: Grades 2-3
Writing Strategies for the Content Areas 2nd Edition Set
Help students write mathematics, social studies, and science content! This 3-book set provides standards-based strategies to help them write and comprehend content-area content.
Making & Writing Words: Word Families
Words Steps: Making and Writing Content-Area Words
Help build students' spelling and vocabulary skills with this fun, game-like approach! Each Word Steps activity is based on a crossword puzzle-type design and provides a focus on specific letters in words and meaning clues.
Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every Kindergarten Student
Implement a successful Writer's Workshop in your Kindergarten classroom using these engaging and creative lessons! Students will learn to become independent writers and how to use the traits of quality writing in their work.
Reading Strategies for Fiction
Created to support current standards, this book provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students read and comprehend fiction.
TDQs: Strategies for Building Text-Dependent Questions
Use effective questions across all grade levels to improve comprehension. This innovative resource provides teachers with the tools needed to effectively instruct using text-dependent questions.
Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading and Writing
Dive into the use of close reading in classroom instruction with this practical, standards-based resource featuring easy-to-use lessons that focus on informational/explanatory, argumentative, or narrative text samples to improve students' reading skills.
Strategies for Writing from Sources
This how-to guide provides teachers with all of the information they need to help their students write from sources. This book is divided into sections based on five different types of sources that students are expected to use in their writing.
180 Days of Problem Solving for Kindergarten
Demystify word problems with this book that provides daily practice for boosting skills. With the changes in standards, there is a greater need to implement lessons that provide a deeper understanding of how these concepts apply in real-life situations.
180 Days of High-Frequency Words for Kindergarten
Build reading skills and increase your students' ability to recognize sight words instantly with 180 Days of High-Frequency Words for Kindergarten. This series features quick, easy-to-use daily word study activities.
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.
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom, 2nd Edition
Turn your classrooms into primary source learning environments! With more than 100 digital primary sources, fun activities, and model lesson plans, this resource contains everything needed to successfully teach with primary sources.
Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots: A Professional Guide to Word Knowledge and Vocabulary Development
This teacher-friendly, 2nd edition resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. It includes strategies for improving comprehension, planning instructional routines, and building a word-rich learning environment.
Document-Based Assessment Activities, 2nd Edition
Today's students need opportunities to evaluate sources and use evidence to support their conclusions. This K-12 resource provides both instructional support for teachers as well as a myriad of differentiated learning opportunities for students.
Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction
This resource equips teachers with innovative strategies to develop students' visual literacy skills, teach students to analyze visual texts, comprehend both explicit and implicit messages, and engage in meaningful discussion.