Yellow Brick Roads

Shared and Guided Paths to Independent Reading, 4-12

Do you spend your days working with students who struggle to comprehend reading in literacy and content classes? Are you looking for a way to establish comprehensive literacy instruction in your school or classroom so all students receive support in becoming competent and confident readers?

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Do you spend your days working with students who struggle to comprehend reading in literacy and content classes? Are you looking for a way to establish comprehensive literacy instruction in your school or classroom so all students receive support in becoming competent and confident readers?

In Yellow Brick Roads, Janet Allen offers research-based methods for helping teachers move toward these goals. This book provides research, practical methods, detailed strategies, and resou...read more

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Janet Allen is an international consultant recognized for her comprehensive work in reading education.

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Contents
1. Looking for the Wizard
2. Places for Wonderful Ideas: Establishing Environments That Support Reading Diversity
3. What Gets in the Way of Reading Success?
4. Life Is Short - Eat Dessert First! The Value of Read-Aloud Beyond the Primary Years
5. Shared Reading as the Heart of Reading Instruction
6. Guided Reading: "On the Run" Strategies Toward Independence
7. Creating (and Living with) Independent Readers
8. Organizing for Choice: Supporting Diversity in Reading, Writing, and Learning
9. "Am I the Only One Who Can't Make a K-W-L Work?" Literacy Paths to Content Knowledge
10. Help for the Most "Tangled" Readers
11. Reading the Way to Writing
12. Full Circle: Assessing, Evaluating, and Starting Again
13. Living the Professional Life
Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Literature Supporting Content Literacy
Appendix C: Web Sites Supporting Lesson Plans and Classroom Instruction
Appendix D: Books on Tape
Appendix E: Short Story Collections Supporting Read-Aloud, Shared, Guided, and Independent Reading
Appendix F: Poetry Collections
Appendix G: "The Day of the Hunter" by Edward M. Holmes
Appendix H: Forms
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 316 pp/paper
Year: 2000
Item No: 0319
ISBN: 978-157110-319-2

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