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The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers: With 300 Strategies
Contributor(s): Serravallo, Jennifer

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ISBN: 032507433X     ISBN-13: 9780325074337
Publisher: Heinemann
OUR PRICE: $43.35  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: May 2015

Annotation: With hit books that support strategic reading through conferring, small groups, and assessment, Jen Serravallo gets emails almost daily asking, "Isn't there a book of the strategies themselves?" Now there is. "Strategies make the often invisible work of reading actionable and visible," Jen writes. In The Reading Strategies Book, she collects 300 strategies to share with readers in support of thirteen goals -- everything from fluency to literary analysis. Each strategy is cross-linked to skills, genres, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to give you just-right teaching, just in time. With Jen's help you'll develop goals for every reader, give students step-by-step strategies for skilled reading, guide teachers with prompts aligned to the strategies, adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips, craft demonstrations and explanations with her Lesson Language, and learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors. Whether you use readers workshop, Daily 5/CAFE, guided reading, balanced reading, a core reading program, whole-class novels, or any other approach, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching. Rely on it to plan and implement goal-directed, differentiated instruction for individuals, small groups, and whole classes. "We offer strategies to readers to put the work in doable terms for those who are still practicing," writes Jen Serravallo. "The goal is not that they can do the steps of the strategy but that they become more comfortable and competent with a new skill." With The Reading Strategies Book, you'll have ways to help your readers make progress every day. Visit heinemann.com/readingstrategiesbook/ where you'll find blog posts, videos from Jen Serravallo, community features,and more information on The Reading Strategies Book.--Publisher.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Books and reading.
Books and reading.; fast; (OCoLC)fst00836454
BISAC Categories:
- Education | Teaching Methods & Materials | Reading
Dewey: 428.4
LCCN: 2016498719
Academic/Grade Level: Professional
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.75" H x 8.00" W x 1.25" (2.10 lbs) 388 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Jennifer Serravallo is the author of New York Times bestseller The Reading Strategies Book as well as other popular Heinemann titles, including The Writing Strategies Book; Teaching Reading in Small Groups; Conferring with Readers; and The Literacy Teacher's Playbook, Grades K - 2 and Grades 3 - 6. Her newest book is Understanding Texts & Readers. She is also the author of the On-Demand Course Teaching Reading in Small Groups: Matching Methods to Purposes where you can watch dozens of videos of Jen teaching in real classrooms and engage with other educators in a self-guided course. Jen began her career in education as a teacher in Title I schools in NYC and later joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. Through TCRWP and now as an independent consultant, she has spent over a decade helping teachers across the country to create literacy classrooms where students are joyfully engaged and the the instruction is meaningfully individualized to students' goals. Jen holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from Teachers College, where she has also taught graduate and undergraduate classes on urban education reform and children's literature. Learn more about Jen and her work at www.jenniferserravallo.com, or connect with her at @jserravallo.
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