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Learn to assess and enhance your vocabulary skills! Finally teachers have access to a professional development series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading, written specifically to guide them in sharpening their understanding of the five key components to Reading First-phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. This book focuses on vocabulary, but ...
Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Vocabulary
Learn to assess and enhance your vocabulary skills! Finally teachers have access to a professional development series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading, written specifically to guide them in sharpening their understanding of the five key components to Reading First-phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. This book focuses on vocabulary, but each volume in the five-part series addresses one key component and presents friendly tips and strategies that teachers can take right into the classroom. How to make Vocabulary work for you! Each chapter offers recommendations for incorporating appropriate reading materials, fostering productive home-school connections, and promoting students' desire to learn to read and write. Read current key research studies and findings and learn about their implications for classroom practice. Discover how to evaluate your current practices and create concrete plans for change. Start a learning community or book club and share your knowledge with colleagues. Access useful resources and links to extend and enrich your own learning beyond the classroom. Teachers rave about A Professional Development Guide to Vocabulary! This book is one that will be used from cover to cover. [T]he book is a wealth of actual activities to use for vocabulary growth. What teacher or staff development instructor wouldn't want all this information at their fingertips? -Cathy Taylor, Reading First literacy coach, Stewart County Elementary School, Lumpkin, GA Also available in the Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading Series: A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness (c)2008 | ISBN: 0-205-45628-6 A Professional Development Guide to Phonics (c)2008 | ISBN: 0-205-45630-8 A Professional Development Guide to Fluency (c)2008 | ISBN: 0-205-45629-4 A Professional Development Guide to Comprehension (c)2008 | ISBN: 0-205-45627-8
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24.22 USD
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Literacy Development in the Early Years, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow,is an integrated approach to language arts that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. The many ideas are presented through both theoretical and research-based ...
Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write
Literacy Development in the Early Years, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow,is an integrated approach to language arts that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. The many ideas are presented through both theoretical and research-based rationales, plus extensive practical applications-teacher and child dialogues; vignettes; lessons; and model interactions between teachers, children, and parents. A comprehensive, balanced approach to literacy teaching and learning, the book provides a wealth of information on how children learn, coupled with the literacy skills and strategies teachers need to make it all happen.
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163.800000 USD
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In this comical adventure, Buzz and Bingo find themselves in Outer Space trying to help a lost alien, XY5, find his parents. Along the way they meet a number of glittering constellations in the starry sky and a whole family of aliens. But after assisting XY5 they find themselves with ...
Buzz and Bingo in the Starry Sky: Band 10/White (Collins Big Cat)
In this comical adventure, Buzz and Bingo find themselves in Outer Space trying to help a lost alien, XY5, find his parents. Along the way they meet a number of glittering constellations in the starry sky and a whole family of aliens. But after assisting XY5 they find themselves with the problem of trying to get back to earth. * White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. * Text type - A humorous fantasy story. * Pages 30 and 31 show an illustration of the night sky and the star formations observed by Buzz and Bingo in space, providing lots of opportunities for speaking and listening. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Living in a diverse world, Taking part. * This is the return of Buzz and Bingo for the third in their mini-series. * This book is paired with an informatio book on the same theme: Is There Anyone Out There?
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4.04 USD
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Phonics and Word Identification: Instruction and Intervention K-8 integrates word study knowledge and classroom applications into one book. Unique to this book is the inclusion of specific strategies for teaching phonics to intermediate elementary and middle school students, recognizing their developmental level and need for more appropriate phonics instruction geared ...
Phonics and Word Identification: Instruction and Intervention K-8
Phonics and Word Identification: Instruction and Intervention K-8 integrates word study knowledge and classroom applications into one book. Unique to this book is the inclusion of specific strategies for teaching phonics to intermediate elementary and middle school students, recognizing their developmental level and need for more appropriate phonics instruction geared to their age level. Also unique is the embedding of strategies in authentic classroom context, the use of literature, poetry, and three basic cueing systems. Readers are given informal assessments that can be used immediately in the classroom to pinpoint areas of difficulty to provide intervention. It is designed to address the needs of students from Kindergarten to eighth grade, and it includes both instructional activities for typical learners and interventions for students who may be struggling. FEATURES:Introductory vignette in every chapter-presents a classroom scenario or a glimpse into the classroom drawn from observations and interviews with teachers. Intervention When Students Struggle feature-provides descriptions of various kinds of special needs such as learning disabilities and developmental delays and the effect they have on students' ability to use phonics and word identification. Assessment feature within each chapter-guides the reader and provides authentic, informal assessments of phonemic awareness, consonants, vowels, spelling, and affixes. Extensive lists of useful resources including children's literature and Internet sites.
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23.15 USD
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Mathematical Literacy in the Middle and High School Grades gives future and current middle and high school classroom teachers the concepts and practical, hands-on suggestions, activities, lesson plans, skills, and tools they need to enhance and enrich their students' mathematics learning. From its opening overview of the theory behind a ...
Mathematical Literacy in the Middle and High School Grades: A Modern Approach to Sparking Student Interest
Mathematical Literacy in the Middle and High School Grades gives future and current middle and high school classroom teachers the concepts and practical, hands-on suggestions, activities, lesson plans, skills, and tools they need to enhance and enrich their students' mathematics learning. From its opening overview of the theory behind a variety of new strategies for teaching math to its everyday, concrete assistance, the book helps teachers find and use engrossing ways to introduce math concepts through stories, using hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts. Included are ready-to-use activities busy teachers can incorporate as is or adapt to fit their particular classrooms and their students' individual needs.
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47.240000 USD
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Written with a captivating voice, Engaging English Learners: Exploring Literature, Developing Literacy and Differentiating Instruction, 1/e presents teachers with a charming recital of the conversations and advice that are sure to engage every learner in an active role to glean meaning from text. Together, the authors highlight the use of ...
Engaging English Learners: Exploring Literature, Developing Literacy and Differentiating Instruction
Written with a captivating voice, Engaging English Learners: Exploring Literature, Developing Literacy and Differentiating Instruction, 1/e presents teachers with a charming recital of the conversations and advice that are sure to engage every learner in an active role to glean meaning from text. Together, the authors highlight the use of reader-response theory in classrooms and uncover how it can affect literacy learning and second language acquisition. This book is a testament to their philosophical approach, illustrating how student-centered instruction using literature, can differentiate instruction for English learners, engaging them in purposeful reading and writing.
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26.45 USD
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Expert coaches and anyone coaching for the first time will love the The Literacy Coach, 2/e! Reviewers Sum it up! The framework in which this book is embedded is one of the more elegant ones in existence. Donna Alvermann, The University of Georgia I found this book to be helpful ...
The Literacy Coach: Guiding in the Right Direction
Expert coaches and anyone coaching for the first time will love the The Literacy Coach, 2/e! Reviewers Sum it up! The framework in which this book is embedded is one of the more elegant ones in existence. Donna Alvermann, The University of Georgia I found this book to be helpful to not only literacy coaches, but to classroom teachers who may want to become coaches or merely better understand their roles. I also believe building principals would find the book extremely useful...I only wish I had been given such access to all of this information five years ago! Amy Ely, Brush Middle School What distinguishes The Literacy Coach: Guiding in the Right Direction (2nd edition) from other worthwhile titles on the same topic is the authors' decision to avoid focusing on specific coaching models in favor of taking an ethnographic stance toward working with all literacy coaches, regardless of the model in which they find themselves. Take a peek inside... Addresses the needs of elementary, middle, and high school literacy coaches while considering Response to Intervention/Instruction Supports the professional development of literacy coaches by Giving a comprehensive look at how learners learn vs. just learning to read; Implementing the idea of categorizing coaching points (into three broad categories) to economize on time and attention; and Including three levels of observations (primary, secondary, and tertiary). Includes a description of the four cornerstones of any successful school reform model: students, teachers, administrators, and the literacy coach. Considers the NRP report andIRA's Standards for Literacy Coaches. Meet the Authors Enrique A. Puig is the Director of the Florida Literacy and Reading Excellence Center at the University of Central Florida. He is a certified Reading Recovery teacher and Literacy Collaborative trainer. In addition to being president of the Orange County Reading Council (Florida), Enrique serves as an elected board member of the American Reading Forum and continues to work with students. He is author of Guided Reading and Spanish Speaking Students (Scholastic). Kathy S. Froelich received her Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York and has provided professional development opportunities to teachers and literacy coaches at the national level. In addition to her years of classroom teaching experience, Kathy has taught at Agnes Scott College and Thomas University. She is currently teaching at Florida State University and is an independent consultant.
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34.17 USD

The Literacy Coach: Guiding in the Right Direction

by Kathy S. Froelich, Enrique A. Puig
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134254600. This popular resource presents comprehensive, accessible, balanced coverage of both formal and informal assessment for learners with disabilities. Grounded ...
Assessing Students with Special Needs
Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134254600. This popular resource presents comprehensive, accessible, balanced coverage of both formal and informal assessment for learners with disabilities. Grounded in the idea that assessment is at the center of all good teaching, this comprehensive text is noted for its accessibility and its thorough exploration of the link between gathering information and actually using it to make informed decisions. In it, readers get a solid understanding of the complete assessment process, from choosing the best tool, to adapting instruction, to improving outcomes. Included is coverage of both popular and lesser-known tools, giving readers promising procedures for assessing students with special needs. The new edition includes embedded videos, introductory learning objectives, summary learning objectives, breakpoint practices, multimodal methodology, and updating throughout including assessments, research articles, examples, figures, and legal information. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos, self-check assessments, and interactive exercises. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.* Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad (R) and Android (R) tablet.** Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. **The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7 or 10 tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
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78.740000 USD

Assessing Students with Special Needs

by Rena B. Lewis, James A. McLoughlin, Effie P. Kritikos
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National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Did you know ...
Butterflies: Level 4 (National Geographic Readers)
National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Did you know that the monarch butterfly - one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature's animals - is actually one of the toughest? Children can discover the fascinating story of these beautiful butterflies through stunning photographs and accessible text in this National Geographic Kids Level 4 Reader. Level 4: Independent Reader books are perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 4 Reader, try Cats vs. Dogs (9780008266790).
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12.27 USD
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National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Ever since the ...
Cats vs. Dogs: Level 4 (National Geographic Readers)
National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Ever since the first youngster in history had a pet, cats vs. dogs has been an intensely debated issue at lunch tables around the world. Which one's better? Smarter? This National Geographic Kids Level 4 Reader presents the facts in a fun and informative fashion. With fascinating and accessible text, children will love debating and deciding the answer to this question for themselves. Level 4: Independent Reader books are perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 4 Reader, try Deadliest Animals (9780008266806).
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12.27 USD
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National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. They live in ...
Bats: Level 3 (National Geographic Readers)
National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. They live in spooky caves, in forests, and even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed National Geographic Kids Level 3 Reader, children will learn about one of the world's most intriguing creatures and discover the bat's unique place in the wild. Level 3: Becoming Independent books are best suited for kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 3 Reader, try Deadly Predators (9780008266714).
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11.53 USD
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National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. From geckos to iguanas, komodo dragons to chameleons, lizards are ...
Lizards: Level 3 (National Geographic Readers)
National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. From geckos to iguanas, komodo dragons to chameleons, lizards are about the most awesome animal around! They inhabit every continent except Antarctica. Some are lethal. Some change colour. Some have suction cups on their feet. There is enough fascinating information about these animals to fill an entire library of readers! But we've taken the absolute coolest information about the coolest animal and compacted it in this fascinating level 3 reader, perfect for anyone who loves slippery, slimy, creepy, and crawly. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold books.
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11.53 USD
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Every map tells a story and makes spaces, ideas, and events easier to understand. Where are you? Let's find out! * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type - An information book. * The book is organised into short chapters ...
You Are Here; Maps and Why We Use Them: Band 12/Copper (Collins Big Cat)
Every map tells a story and makes spaces, ideas, and events easier to understand. Where are you? Let's find out! * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type - An information book. * The book is organised into short chapters to help children practise the skills of locating and identifying important information. * The glossary and index on page 29 can be used to develop children's information retrieval skills further. * Curriculum links - Geography - geographical skills
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10.58 USD

You Are Here; Maps and Why We Use Them: Band 12/Copper (Collins Big Cat)

by Isobel Thomas
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Get to know one of literature's most famous couples, as they meet, fall in love, marry in secret and are then cruelly separated. A love story at its heart, this is also a tale of rivalry, revenge and bitter resentment. Get to know one of Shakespeare's most famous plays in ...
Romeo and Juliet: Band 18/Pearl (Collins Big Cat)
Get to know one of literature's most famous couples, as they meet, fall in love, marry in secret and are then cruelly separated. A love story at its heart, this is also a tale of rivalry, revenge and bitter resentment. Get to know one of Shakespeare's most famous plays in this wonderful and engaging retelling. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: * Curriculum links:
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13.94 USD

Romeo and Juliet: Band 18/Pearl (Collins Big Cat)

by Barbara Vagnozzi, Jon Mayhew
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