On Solid Ground

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-03-07
  • Publisher: Greenwood-Heinemann Publishing

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On Solid Ground is informed by current thinking, yet loaded with advice, booklists, ready-to-use reproducibles, and - of course - the words and work of real children.

Author Biography

SHARON TABERSKI teaches at the Manhattan New School in New York City and consults throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is a member of the development committee for the Primary Literacy Standards (more commonly known as the New Standards) by the National Center on Education and the Economy and the University of Pittsburgh. She is author of the video series A Close-Up Look at Teaching Reading: Focusing on Children and Our Goals (Heinemann, 1996), as well as editor of the childrens poetry anthology Morning, Noon, and Night: Poems to Fill Your Day (Mondo, 1996) and regular contributor to periodicals such as Language Arts and Instructor. Sharon is also the author of On Solid Ground: Strategies for Teaching Reading K-3.

Table of Contents

Understanding Our Role and Goals<BR>
From Where Are You Thinking?<BR>
Defining Your Goals<BR>
Creating a Purposeful Environment and Daily Schedule<BR>
Assessing Children to Determine Their Strengths and Needs<BR>
Reading Conferences: Creating a Context for Assessment<BR>
Taking Records of Children's Oral Reading<BR>
Retellings and Reading Discussions<BR>
Demonstrating Strategies: Whole Class, Small Group, One-on-One<BR>
Read Aloud and Shared Reading: Demonstrating Strategies in Whole-Class Settings<BR>
Guided Reading: Demonstrating Strategies in Small-Group Settings<BR>
Word Study Groups: Analyzing Words for Their Phonetic, Structural, and Morphemic Features<BR>
Teaching Reading Strategies One-on-One<BR>
Offering Children Opportunities for Practice and Response<BR>
Matching Children with Books for Independent Reading<BR>
Independent Reading: A Time for Practice<BR>
A Time for Response

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