Young learners can’t help but feel motivated when they’re reading a funny short poem or story with a partner. Follow this up with skill-building word ladders that focus on phonics and vocabulary, plus an engaging language arts mini-lesson on reading, writing, or word study, and you’ve got a comprehensive, strategic approach to teaching early literacy skills. This book provides essential practice in reading and writing the top phonograms that are most appropriate for young students. (Scholastic)
Motivate young learners to develop fluency with funny short poems they can read with a partner. Follow this up with skill-building word ladders that focus on phonics and vocabulary, plus an engaging language arts mini-lesson on reading, writing, or word study, and you’ve got a comprehensive, strategic approach to teaching early literacy skills. This book provides practice in reading and writing phonograms essential for learners who are ready to expand their vocabulary and experiences with print.
A fun and practical guide with a fascinating approach for empowering students' vocabulary. Students learn, from the mentor texts of a children's author, how to expand their vocabulary, improve their comprehension, and spice up their writing. (NCTE)
A guide for veteran and new K-8 teachers alike! This resource provides guidance in shared, guided and independent reading, writing, and word study. Loaded with ready to use print and digital resources. (Shell Education)
A five book series that features playful poems written for specific phonic elements to teach phonemic awareness. Content connections, student workstation sheets, art work, and letters to families. (Shell Education)
Help students develop research skills that will carry them throughout their life. Conducting inquiry through this 7-step process makes students ready to write! (Scholastic)
Keep students attentive, thoughtful, and inquisitive about learning in language arts through innovative instructional approaches for diverse students at all grade levels.Educators striving to meet the multiple challenges of standards, assessments, ELL instruction, and achievement gaps have more reasons than ever before to attend to this critical aspect of learning. (ASCD)
Fifty picture books, appropriate for older readers, are featured in this book. This handy guide provides 350 lesson ideas, text sets of 6 or more additional books per featured title, and cross curricular connections. The range of featured titles, as well as the text sets, meet the reading levels of a variety of learners. (NCTE)
Focused on spelling instruction in grades K-6, this book helps teachers plan and assess. No more...one size fits all...no more bored or frustrated learners. Confidently choose word lists for dynamic word study lessons! A simple 5-day plan puts students in charge and creates a community of learners. (Amazon)
The perfect companion book to Teaching and Assessing Spelling, this book answers the question "Where do I get the words?" This resource supports individualized instruction. Chock full of grade leveled lists organized by spelling patterns, Greek and Latin roots, Word Histories, Idioms and more will guide word study instruction for all students! (Amazon)
A popular graduate level course text, this book has 11 chapters authored by experts in the topics. A 50 year look back, a look forward, and classroom recommendations are provided in Reading, Phonics, Family Literacy, Guided Reading, Comprehension, Fluency, Content Area Reading, Children's Literature, Remedial/Clinical Reading, Word Knowledge (Spelling/Vocabulary) and Teacher Education. A must read book for any student of reading instruction!