Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do By Randi Stone Number Of Pages: 176 Publication Date: 2008-10-08 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1412924588 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781412924580
Best Practices for Teaching Reading is the fifth book of a five-volume series: The collection also includes Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies, Best Practices for Teaching Writing, Best Practices for Teaching Science, and Best Practices for Teaching Math. This unique guide provides exemplary teaching practices from award-winning teachers who are willing to share their expertise. These are the teachers we read about in journals and magazines, the teachers who win grants, fellowships, and contests. Enjoy “poking your nose” into great classrooms! With 40 classroom-tested strategies from award-winning teachers, this book offers guidance for teaching reading to elementary and secondary learners with diverse learning styles and abilities.
PART I: Reading in K–6 Classrooms Reading From the First Day of School Ten Steps to Great Readers All for the Love of Reading: A Book Is a Gift Establishing a Summer Reading Program Teaching Reading Strategies Through the Analysis of Visual Art Using "Word Work" to Improve Decoding Reading Aloud: Comprehending, Not Word Calling Comprehension: Making Connections to Text Incorporating Drama and Writing: Performing a Mystery Play Social Studies: Reading About Life in the 1800s Social Studies: Reading the Vietnam Memorial Wall To Read or Not to Read: Shakespeare With Fourth Graders Reaching Fifth Graders With Novel Study Reading Kinesthetically Reading and Writing: A Reciprocal Process Reading Beyond the Lines: Students With Autistic Disorders Encouraging Biliteracy PART II Reading in Grades 7–12 Reflective Practice in the Teaching of Adolescent Reading I Hate Reading! The "I Hate Reading" Club You Simply Need to Love It! Digging Deeper for Comprehension Using Wonder Journals to Teach Research Reading and Writing Skills Make It Your Own! A Vocabulary Activity Teaching Reading in the Math Classroom Reading the Language of Mathematics "Who in the World Are You?" An Interdisciplinary Project Using Self-Publishing as a Gateway for Critical Reading Score a BINGO in Reading Short-Cycle Assessment in a Reading Workshop: A Collaboration Between Teacher and Student