9781412964364

More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy

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    9781412964364

  • ISBN10:

    1412964369

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-06-12
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Summary

"The major strengths of this resource are the practical strategies presented in clear, usable ways and the book's uncomplicated, straightforward approach." -Melissa Awenowicz, Director of Clinical Experiences University of Pittsburgh "I appreciated the thoughtful explanations at the beginning of each section and the intelligent rationale behind teaching each tool." -Evelyn M. Kennedy, Reading Specialist La Pine Elementary School, OR Use these literacy-boosting techniques and give students the key to lifelong learning! Based on analyses of what works for effective literacy instruction, this resource offers more than 100 tools to sharpen students' reading comprehension, note-taking, vocabulary, research, concept-mapping, and test-taking abilities. From prereading strategies to exercises for the secondary level, this invaluable guide provides a range of ready-to-use, teacher-friendly activities that can be used with any curriculum. New features in this revitalized edition include: Expanded assessment techniques Additional activities customized for middle and high school students Tips on selecting appropriate activities for specific skills Strategies that integrate technology with instruction More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy, Second Edition, empowers educators with practical, powerful techniques to enrich students' literacy skills.

Author Biography

Joan F. Groeber is a visiting literacy instructor in the College of Education and Human Services at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
About the Authorp. xi
Prereading Exercisesp. 1
Exploring Fictionp. 27
Exploring Nonfictionp. 55
Readers' Responsesp. 79
Note-Taking Strategies for Studentsp. 105
Building and Reinforcing Student Vocabularyp. 121
Exploring Research Resourcesp. 141
Improving Study and Test-Taking Skillsp. 163
Referencesp. 175
Indexp. 176
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