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This accessible teacher resource and course text shows how to incorporate strategy instruction into the K-8 classroom every day. Cutting-edge theory and research are integrated with practical guidance and reflections from experienced teachers of novice and struggling readers. The book describes the nuts and bolts of creating classroom contexts that foster strategy use, combining explicit comprehension instruction with scaffolded support, and providing opportunities for students to verbalize their thinking. It features reproducible learning activities and planning and assessment tools. New to this edition: the latest knowledge and classroom-tested methods; chapter on response to intervention; chapter on organizing instruction across the school day and week; and expanded practical content, sample lessons and more early literacy and upper-elementary examples.
Janice F. Almasi, PhD, is the Carol Lee Robertson Endowed Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Almasi has been the recipient of honors including early career awards from both the National Reading Conference and the International Reading Association. Her research focuses on the contexts in which children learn from texts, such as strategic processes and peer discussion environments. Susan King Fullerton, PhD, is Associate Professor of Literacy and Teacher Education at Clemson University. She is a lead editor for the 61st Yearbook of the Literacy Research Association. Her research focuses on struggling readers, strategic processes in reading, comprehension, literary responses of young children, and literacy acquisition and instruction for deaf children.
Table of Contents
1. What Does It Mean to Be Strategic? 2. Critical Elements of Strategies Instruction: Designing Effective Environments 3. Responsive Teaching Frameworks within Response to Intervention 4. Assessing Strategic Processing 5. Why Students Struggle with Comprehension 6. Strategy Instruction That Enhances Comprehension 7. Strategy Instruction That Enhances Word Recognition 8. The Path to Becoming a Successful Strategies Teacher 9. Conclusions: Putting It All Together Children's Literature