Reciprocal Teaching At Work 3rd Edition

Author: Lori D. Oczkus
Editor: ASCD
ISBN: 1416625992
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In this fully revised and expanded third edition of the bestselling Reciprocal Teaching at Work, Lori D. Oczkus provides both tried-and-true and fresh solutions for teaching reading comprehension. Reciprocal teaching is a scaffolded discussion technique that builds on the Fab Four strategies that good readers use to understand text: predicting, questioning, clarifying, and summarizing. With a focus on these four evidence-based and classroom-tested strategies, Oczkus presents new ways to use reciprocal teaching to improve students' comprehension while actively engaging them in learning and encouraging independence. Appealing to students and teachers alike, reciprocal teaching encompasses social aspects of teaching and learning with modeling, think-alouds, and discussion. This helpful guide is packed with fresh material, including * More than 40 new and updated step-by-step lessons and minilessons that reflect current thinking and best practice. * Dozens of rich suggestions for diving into informational texts. * Updated research and relevant results that show the effectiveness of reciprocal teaching. * Creative and targeted tips that capitalize on the specific benefits of whole-class settings, guided reading groups, and literature circles. * Ideas for differentiating instruction for struggling readers and English language learners. * New and newly designed support materials, including reproducibles, posters, bookmarks, and a lesson planning menu. With a wealth of ideas to get you started—and keep you going—this is the all-inclusive resource you need to help students become active, engaged, and independent readers who truly comprehend what they read. Reviews and Testimonials "Literacy coach and author Lori Oczkus knows how to take the best of what works from long-established research and showcase it to make teaching and learning more effective, engaging, and enjoyable. In her latest edition of Reciprocal Teaching at Work, she demonstrates how to scaffold instruction so that all K–12 students can benefit from reciprocal teaching techniques, what she calls the "Fab Four"—predicting, questioning, clarifying, and summarizing—in whole-group, guided reading, and book club settings, for both fiction and informational texts. In clearly delineated lessons and minilessons, Lori deftly shares how to support students' learning, including English language learners and students who struggle, so they can successfully apply and monitor those four discussion strategies—as well as troubleshoot problems—to yield significant progress in their reading comprehension. Filled with great practical ideas, this gem of a book is a must-have for all literacy educators!" —Regie Routman, author of Read, Write, Lead; Literacy Essentials, and Reading Essentials "Reciprocal teaching works to push students into deeper learning. There are decades of research on the impact of this instructional approach, and this book shows you how to implement and refine the practice such that all students succeed." —Doug Fisher, author of Checking for Understanding and Visible Learning for Literacy "One of the great instructional research discoveries of the past three decades has been the efficacy of reciprocal teaching for improving student learning and reading comprehension. More than anyone, Lori Oczkus has explored practical ways for making reciprocal teaching an integral part of nearly any classroom setting. This current work by Lori represents the epitome of her work in translating reciprocal teaching research into practice. Readers will find this immensely readable book filled with strategies that can be easily implemented and that will improve student learning. If you are interested in improving your students' reading achievement, you need to read this book!" —Timothy Rasinski, author of The Fluent Reader and Close Reading with Paired Texts "In this new edition of Reciprocal Teaching at Work, Lori Oczkus offers new thinking while reinforcing the best practices that make her ideas timeless. Through these engaging lessons and smart instructional moves, you will empower your students to build the confidence and competence they need to become strong, independent readers." —Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer "On every page of this book, in every activity and plan, the voice of a gifted and empowering teacher inspires the reader. In a major revision of her classic work, Lori Oczkus engages the immediacy and demands of today's classrooms with the most robust constellation of strategies for teaching comprehension. She compellingly demonstrates how the "Fab Four" are engaged across the grades, and she powerfully scaffolds, supports, and reassures teachers in their efforts to incorporate reciprocal teaching across a broad communication, textual, and digital terrain." —Shane Templeton, Foundation Professor Emeritus of Literacy Studies University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Reciprocal Teaching At Work

Author: Lori D. Oczkus
Editor: International Reading Assoc.
ISBN: 0872075079
Size: 18,92 MB
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“Lori has managed to accomplish what few Hollywood producers can—a sequel that outshines the original.” —P. David Pearson, Dean, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley “Reciprocal Teaching at Work delivers practical ways to utilize this research-based strategy for implementing Response to Intervention with Tier I instruction and Tier II and III interventions. Lori’s engaging spin on reciprocal teaching will provide infinite possibilities for instruction and progress monitoring.” —Mary Jo Fox, K–12 Language Arts Coordinator, Olathe, KS With dozens of lessons and a wealth of materials to get you started—and keep you going—this is the all-inclusive resource you need to lead your students to become active, engaged, and independent readers who truly comprehend what they read. This updated edition is jam-packed with Expanded suggestions for grades K–5 and all new ideas for grades 6–12 Creative tips for using reciprocal teaching in whole-class settings, guided reading groups, and literature circles Ideas for differentiating instruction for struggling readers and English learners Practical ways to use reciprocal teaching as a Response to Intervention (RTI) Support materials such as reproducibles, posters, and a lesson planning menu Don't miss the free, downloadable PD guide and classroom video clips at the International Reading Association website.

Assessment For Reading Instruction Third Edition

Author: Michael C. McKenna
Editor: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462521045
Size: 19,94 MB
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This trusted teacher guide and widely adopted text provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer, and interpret a wide range of formal and informal assessments, and how to use the results to improve instruction. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 30 reproducible assessment tools. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Chapter on assessing vocabulary. *Additional instruments, including the Informal Decoding Inventory and the Motivation to Read Profile--Revised. *Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been added throughout. *The latest research and more instructional strategies in every area. See also Reading Assessment in an RTI Framework, which offers systematic guidance for conducting assessments in all three tiers of RTI.

Reading Success For All Students

Author: Thomas G. Gunning
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118120272
Size: 11,47 MB
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Help for reading teachers in continuous monitoring, assessment and instruction that targets students' problem areas This vital resource offers classroom teachers and literacy coaches practical assessments that can be used to evaluate key areas in students' reading performance. These assessments will provide information that can be directly used for planning instruction. Specific instructional techniques and activities are linked to each of the assessments so that teachers know exactly how to teach necessary skills. Tests and other evaluative devices are aligned with Common Core State Standards and state frameworks. Offers a proven model for monitoring and assessing students Assessments and instructional strategies are easy to implement as part of any curriculum Practical strategies are modeled on a tested approach for helping students work through their problem areas

Comprehension Instruction Third Edition

Author: Sheri R. Parris
Editor: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462520812
Size: 14,11 MB
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All key issues of research and practice in comprehension instruction are addressed in this highly regarded professional resource and course text. Leading scholars examine the processes that enable students to make meaning from what they read--and how this knowledge can be applied to improve teaching at all grade levels. Best practices for meeting the needs of diverse elementary and secondary students are identified. Essential topics include strategies for comprehending different types of texts, the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), cutting-edge assessment approaches, and the growing importance of digital genres and multimodal literacies. User-friendly features include end-of-chapter discussion questions. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research and instructional practices. *Chapters on the CCSS, critical theory, culturally responsive instruction, and response to intervention. *Chapters on teaching fiction and informational texts in the secondary grades. *Expanded coverage of multimodal literacy learning. *Timely topics such as text complexity, close reading, digital literacies, and neuroscience are discussed in multiple chapters.

Reading Specialists And Literacy Coaches In The Real World

Author: MaryEllen Vogt
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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A much-needed and unique resource for both literacy coaches and reading specialists! Now in its second edition,Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real Worldis a unique resource designed to prepare reading specialists and literary coaches to implement reading programs at the school and district level. It includes both theoretical and practical information about the varied roles of reading specialists and literacy coaches to prepare administrators to coordinate, implement, and evaluate programs for teaching reading/language arts. Rave Reviews “The text content and organization foster the skills necessary for comprehension and lifelong learning by incorporating practice in these areas into the text….The text represents practical application at its best.” -Elaine M. Pongratz, Bloomsburg University “What distinguishes this text from others in the field is its specific focus on the role of the reading specialist.” -Cheryl Ann Slattery, Ed.D., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania New Features of the Second Edition: Anew chapterfocuses on the specialroles of literacy coaches. Throughout the book, the literacy coach’s responsibilities are compared and contrasted with those of the reading specialist. Includes theIRA Standards for Reading Professionalsin Appendix J and in the At-a-Glance Correlation Chart inside the front cover of the book. In addition, the IRA Standards are cross-referenced at the beginning of each chapter. Includes references to the newIRA Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coachesin text and in the Chapter Correlation Chart inside the back cover of the book. New organization of the chaptersincludes a consolidation and simplification of the needs assessment and two-year planning process, as well as the new chapter focusing on literacy coaches.

Student Diversity 3rd Edition

Author: Faye Brownlie
Editor: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 1551389207
Size: 18,66 MB
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From ice-breaking activities to ways to meet specific expectations in all areas of the curriculum, teachers will discover practical strategies and organizational frameworks that will help them to reach all students. Whether you're searching for new ways to inspire students with different learning styles, celebrate the abilities of the physically challenged, or boost the skills of those learning English for the first time, Student Diversity has what you need to meet and defeat the wide variety of challenges in today's classroom. Packed with examples of student work and reproducible worksheets, this book will help to smooth the daily path of beginning and experienced teachers alike.

Applications Of Reading Strategies Within The Classroom

Author: Cecilia B. Frank
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Offers fifty content learning stategies, with models, directions, and templates for effective lesson design.

Reciprocal Duties Of Parents And Children Third Edition

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The Practice Of Research In Criminology And Criminal Justice

Author: Ronet Bachman
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1412950325
Size: 13,74 MB
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Based on Russell Schutt's bestselling text Investigating the Social World, this Third Edition of The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice is the most comprehensive research methods text available to students in criminal justice and criminology. Specifically designed for criminal justice courses and programs, this innovative text uniquely helps to teach research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field. With expanded coverage of topics like causation, ethics, and qualitative analysis, along with a comprehensive and one-of-a-kind ancillary package, the Third Edition is a text both students and instructors will appreciate.