You've just been transported back in time - to the land of the dinosaurs!
Author: Emily Krieger
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
You've just been transported back in time - to the land of the dinosaurs! What happens next is up to YOU! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to dinosaurs from the past, and invites you to enter their world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.
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Author: Melanie R. Kuhn
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Viewing fluency as a bridge between foundational skills and open-ended learning, this book guides teachers through effective instruction and assessment of fluent reading skills in the primary grades. Fluency’s relationship to phonological awareness, phonics, and print concepts is explained, and practical methods are shared for integrating fluency instruction in a literacy curriculum grounded in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Classroom examples, weekly lesson plans, and extensive lists of recommended texts add to the book’s utility for teachers.
Weird but true! 3: 300 outrageous facts. National Geographic Kids. (2012). 5,000 awesome facts (About everything!). National Geographic Kids. (2012). Quiz whiz: 1,000 super fun, mind-bending, totally awesome trivia questions.
Author: Nancy L. Cecil
Now in its sixth edition, Striking a Balance clearly illustrates how to create a comprehensive early literacy program that places direct skills instruction within the context of rich and varied reading and writing experiences. Text discussions, dynamic activities, and valuable appendices provide a variety of effective instructional resources, selected based on research and teacher testimonials. The sixth edition incorporates recent updates to national and state standards, as well as expanded sections on working with English language learners and students with special needs, while maintaining the book’s essential features: classroom vignettes, discussion questions, field-based activities, a student website, and study guide. An essential resource for early literacy instructors, this textbook’s practical approach fundamentally demonstrates how children develop authentic literacy skills through a combination of direct strategy instruction and motivating contexts.
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Author: Rebekah Coleman
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
This classroom resource provides teachers with a strong foundation in the elements of persuasive writing. In the 21st century classroom, the skills and strategies required to effectively evaluate and compose opinions has never been greater. This book discusses why teaching persuasive writing is relevant and beneficial to the target age groups, and includes resources to help grades K-2 students examine multiple views on a topic and write their own informed, effective opinions and arguments. Persuasive writing provides students with an avenue to examine a topic, develop informed views, express their opinions, and defend their ideas with logical, evidence-based reasoning. This resource takes a unique approach to the topic of teaching persuasive writing with an effective combination of tips, strategies, and resources. With mentor texts, student writing samples, rubrics, lesson plans, and questions to assess professional growth at the end of each section, teachers will learn why persuasive writing is so important in today's classrooms, and how to tackle the challenge of teaching it. This book includes: 21 persuasive writing strategies; 10 lesson plans; student writing samples; mentor texts; anchor charts.
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Author: Michael Ford
In an era of change in education, the time is right to refocus attention on guided reading practices. Guided reading remains an anchor in small group literacy instruction, but how has it changed with the new shifts? In this book, Michael Ford provides a practical resource to guided reading. He explains how it has evolved, why it s important, how to fit it into a comprehensive literacy program, how to select texts, how to position it for intervention, and how to assess students. Also included is an appendix with a listing of guided reading books.