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Educators need to be able to engage with readers at every level, and part of their role is to evaluate where each student lies on the continuum and to improve their skills to bring them to the appropriate level. Engaging Young Readers is a beginner-level guide focusing on developmental reading ...
Engaging Young Readers: Practical Tools and Strategies to Reach All Learners
Educators need to be able to engage with readers at every level, and part of their role is to evaluate where each student lies on the continuum and to improve their skills to bring them to the appropriate level. Engaging Young Readers is a beginner-level guide focusing on developmental reading strategies for elementary students at all stages, exploring how technology can be used to improve the skills of a wide range of readers, including beginning readers, struggling readers, reluctant readers, enriched readers, and English Language Learners (ELLs). Topics covered include: Activating Prior Knowledge Rhyming as a Predictor Phonological Awareness Predictable-Patterned Reading Using Music as an Instructional Tool Choral Reading Read Alouds Graphic Organizers Dramatic Learning Questioning Literature Circles Writing Workshops This book will give teachers the strategies and technology they need to meet their students where they are in their reading ability so they can move forward in their personalized skill development.
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31.450000 USD

Engaging Young Readers: Practical Tools and Strategies to Reach All Learners

by Robert L. Furman
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Capture the hearts, minds, and attention of your digital-age listeners using read-aloud experiences that engage technology. * Organizes a compilation of read-aloud resources by resource category, group size, age level, and subject * Provides background on the importance of digital read-aloud and information on how to implement it * Offers ...
Power Up Your Read-Alouds: Building Reading Excitement through Technology
Capture the hearts, minds, and attention of your digital-age listeners using read-aloud experiences that engage technology. * Organizes a compilation of read-aloud resources by resource category, group size, age level, and subject * Provides background on the importance of digital read-aloud and information on how to implement it * Offers a guide to reading aloud with technology for varied ages * Helps libraries to connect readers with technology resources
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47.250000 USD

Power Up Your Read-Alouds: Building Reading Excitement through Technology

by Andrea Paganelli
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Art is all around us! It's in the streets, on walls, in parks and sometimes even floating above our heads! In this book you will discover ... A car that looks like it has crashed through a wall! Huge faces that appear magically on trees ... A street artist with ...
Reading Planet KS2 - Art on the Street - Level 3: Venus/Brown band
Art is all around us! It's in the streets, on walls, in parks and sometimes even floating above our heads! In this book you will discover ... A car that looks like it has crashed through a wall! Huge faces that appear magically on trees ... A street artist with a secret identity ... and much, much more. You may also pick up some exciting new art and street performance skills along the way! Art on the Streets is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years
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11.95 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - Art on the Street - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

by Liz Miles
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Open this book if you dare! In it you will find the biggest and most scary animals alive today ... And some even bigger and even scarier creatures from the past! If you are brave enough, you will meet ... A snake as long as a bus A crocodile that ...
Reading Planet KS2 - Big, Bad and Seriously Dangerous - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band
Open this book if you dare! In it you will find the biggest and most scary animals alive today ... And some even bigger and even scarier creatures from the past! If you are brave enough, you will meet ... A snake as long as a bus A crocodile that weighed as much as ten tonnes A shark with a smile two metres wide ... Yikes! As well as many more big, bad and seriously dangerous creatures. Prepare to be amazed! Big, Bad and Seriously Dangerous! is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years
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11.52 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - Big, Bad and Seriously Dangerous - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

by John Townsend
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Animals may not be able to talk, but they have their own special ways of communicating with us. For example, did you know that: A happy rabbit clicks its teeth. Dogs often lick their lips when they're hungry. And cats can understand around 35 commands! With the help of this ...
Reading Planet KS2 - What Your Pet is REALLY Thinking - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band
Animals may not be able to talk, but they have their own special ways of communicating with us. For example, did you know that: A happy rabbit clicks its teeth. Dogs often lick their lips when they're hungry. And cats can understand around 35 commands! With the help of this guide, soon you will be able to understand what your pet is trying to say to you! What Your Pet is REALLY Thinking is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years
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11.52 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - What Your Pet is REALLY Thinking - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

by Rob Alcraft
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It is 1948 and Preston is about to set sail on a journey that will change his life forever. He and his parents will travel on The Empire Windrush from Jamaica to start a new life in Britain. Join Preston on board and discover ... who was on this famous ...
Reading Planet KS2 - All Aboard the Empire Windrush - Level 4: Earth/Grey band
It is 1948 and Preston is about to set sail on a journey that will change his life forever. He and his parents will travel on The Empire Windrush from Jamaica to start a new life in Britain. Join Preston on board and discover ... who was on this famous ship; how the passengers entertained themselves on the long journey; and what they thought of England when they arrived! You will also learn how the Windrush passengers have contributed to British life today. All Aboard the Empire Windrush is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years
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11.95 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - All Aboard the Empire Windrush - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

by Jillian Powell
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From boiling hot deserts to icy plains, plants and humans have adapted to survive in almost every environment on our planet. In this book, you'll find out what plants and people need to survive and how they have adapted to life in extreme conditions. You'll also discover some fascinating facts, ...
Reading Planet KS2 - Plants vs People - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band
From boiling hot deserts to icy plains, plants and humans have adapted to survive in almost every environment on our planet. In this book, you'll find out what plants and people need to survive and how they have adapted to life in extreme conditions. You'll also discover some fascinating facts, such as ... How plants convert the sun's energy to make their own food How nomads in the Gobi Desert can survive temperatures of -40 Degrees C How some plants can grow in soil as hot as a cup of tea! Plants v.People is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years
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11.52 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - Plants vs People - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

by Hawys Morgan
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Just about everyone in the world likes cake, but do you know where cake ingredients come from? In this book, you can follow the journeys that butter, sugar, flour and eggs have made from the farm to your kitchen. You can find out what cakes were like in the past; ...
Reading Planet KS2 - The Making of Cake - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band
Just about everyone in the world likes cake, but do you know where cake ingredients come from? In this book, you can follow the journeys that butter, sugar, flour and eggs have made from the farm to your kitchen. You can find out what cakes were like in the past; how cake ingredients have changed over time; and make a delicious banana cake, too! Delicious! The Making of Cake is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years
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11.52 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - The Making of Cake - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

by Kate Scott
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Many of our everyday things didn't exist a short time ago! Discover the hidden histories behind gadgets and ingredients we use every day, from knives and forks to salt and pepper. Maybe they're not so ordinary after all! Not So Ordinary? - The Secret History of Everyday Things is part ...
Reading Planet KS2 - Not So Ordinary? - The Secret History of Everyday Things - Level 4: Earth/Grey band
Many of our everyday things didn't exist a short time ago! Discover the hidden histories behind gadgets and ingredients we use every day, from knives and forks to salt and pepper. Maybe they're not so ordinary after all! Not So Ordinary? - The Secret History of Everyday Things is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years
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11.95 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - Not So Ordinary? - The Secret History of Everyday Things - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

by Kate Scott
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Having a good working knowledge of children's literature is vital for primary teachers; the best way to develop switched-on young readers is to ensure they get access to high-quality age-appropriate material that engages and inspires them. This book explores the rich and varied world of children's literature and how it ...
Exploring Children's Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure
Having a good working knowledge of children's literature is vital for primary teachers; the best way to develop switched-on young readers is to ensure they get access to high-quality age-appropriate material that engages and inspires them. This book explores the rich and varied world of children's literature and how it can be used in teaching to promote reading for pleasure and create lifelong readers. This new edition has been completely updated to include: - 5 brand new chapters covering Knowledge & skills, Classics, Illustrated fiction & graphic novels, Non-fiction, and Humour - New expert voice features providing commentaries from educators, literary experts and authors such as Lucy Worsley - Up to date book lists featuring recent and more diverse literature and authors - New practical activities and case studies show casing children's books and how to use them in the classroom - Further reading links to take students further
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44.35 USD

Exploring Children's Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure

by Nikki Gamble
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What do an elephant called Ning Nong and a gorilla called Jambo have in common? They are both animal heroes! In this book you'll read about devoted dogs, courageous cats, a brave beluga whale, and a parrot who saved a young girl's life. All of these incredible creatures, whether large ...
Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Heroes - Level 3: Venus/Brown band
What do an elephant called Ning Nong and a gorilla called Jambo have in common? They are both animal heroes! In this book you'll read about devoted dogs, courageous cats, a brave beluga whale, and a parrot who saved a young girl's life. All of these incredible creatures, whether large or small, have helped humans in daring and inspiring ways. And there may also be a few more surprising heroes in store! Animal Heroes is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years
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11.95 USD

Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Heroes - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

by Alison Hawes
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Now in its fourth edition, ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction combines a comprehensive scope with practical, research-based tools and applications for reading instruction. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers, this guidebook provides the context and expertise to plan and implement reading programs that match the needs and abilities of ...
ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook to Theory and Practice
Now in its fourth edition, ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction combines a comprehensive scope with practical, research-based tools and applications for reading instruction. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers, this guidebook provides the context and expertise to plan and implement reading programs that match the needs and abilities of students at all ages and levels of proficiency. The book explains different models of literacy instruction from systematic phonics to whole language instruction, discusses controversies in the field, and includes specific teaching methods within each model. The fourth edition highlights recent developments in education policy, new models of instruction, and devotes greater attention to issues surrounding assessment. An expanded companion website integrates with the text to offer additional tools and examples, and readers are encouraged to develop their own teaching strategies within their own instructional models. Providing a thorough overview of the history and major issues of ESL (ELL) literacy instruction, this book will be of great interest to pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels, from kindergarten to adult learners.
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75.06 USD

ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook to Theory and Practice

by Dennis Murphy Odo, Reginald Arthur D'Silva, Lee Gunderson
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Talking Texts is a guide for teachers to the steps and strategies of implementing text clubs in many forms- fiction and nonfiction book clubs, textbook clubs, article clubs, and even poetry clubs-in the classroom. All strategies presented are applicable to any discipline so that text clubs can be employed across ...
Talking Texts: A Teachers' Guide to Book Clubs across the Curriculum
Talking Texts is a guide for teachers to the steps and strategies of implementing text clubs in many forms- fiction and nonfiction book clubs, textbook clubs, article clubs, and even poetry clubs-in the classroom. All strategies presented are applicable to any discipline so that text clubs can be employed across the curriculum in any grade level.
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26.250000 USD

Talking Texts: A Teachers' Guide to Book Clubs across the Curriculum

by Lesley Roessing
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In The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years, internationally renowned teacher trainer Sue Cowley takes practitioners on a journey: the journey young children embark upon when they learn their first words and make their first marks. Filled with practical activities and honest advice, this must-have guide presents ...
The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years
In The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years, internationally renowned teacher trainer Sue Cowley takes practitioners on a journey: the journey young children embark upon when they learn their first words and make their first marks. Filled with practical activities and honest advice, this must-have guide presents a wide range of creative approaches to developing mark making and building language skills in the Early Years. With ideas to build finger strength and eye-to-hand coordination, activities for understanding the concept of symbols and signs and strategies for building confidence in reading and writing including talk and drama, you'll find a variety of techniques to develop children's key skills and motivation. Sue also includes full-colour photographs and examples of early marks to illustrate how young children's communication skills develop. There are tips for getting boys engaged in writing and a companion website with downloadable resources and useful links. The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years is an invaluable source of inspiration for all those working with children aged three to seven.
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34.11 USD

The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years

by Sue Cowley
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In the course of any given day in an early-elementary classroom, a variety of situations present themselves through which a thoughtful teacher could develop teachable moments. This book provides teachers with the tools to consider those teachable opportunities as literacy moments: brief, authentic, joyful encounters with texts in all forms. ...
Literacy Moments: Creating Daily Teachable Moments with Beginning Readers
In the course of any given day in an early-elementary classroom, a variety of situations present themselves through which a thoughtful teacher could develop teachable moments. This book provides teachers with the tools to consider those teachable opportunities as literacy moments: brief, authentic, joyful encounters with texts in all forms. Here, teachers learn to nurture joyful readers by infusing their classrooms' daily lives with authentic literacy moments every day. The book is organized into three sections, each section containing three chapters. The first section's chapters focus on creating a literacy moments learning environment, addressing both the affective and physical domains, as well as the need for teachers to undergo a mindset shift in cultivating their personal reading habits. The second section's chapters emphasize literacy moments for the foundational skills of word recognition and vocabulary development. Here, readers explore the integration of popular culture and the arts into their physical domain, as well as methods for creating and effectively using a print-rich environment. The last section's chapters target literacy moments for developing critical thinking through comprehension processes. The chapters focus on intentionally incorporating literacy moments in each stage of the reading process: pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading.
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31.500000 USD

Literacy Moments: Creating Daily Teachable Moments with Beginning Readers

by Jacqueline Witter-Easley
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This book illustrates how teachers can draw upon young adult literature to facilitate students' social action. Each chapter centers on one novel that represents a contemporary topic including police brutality, women's rights, ecojustice, and bullying. In each, authors provide pre-, during-, and after reading strategies for teaching that connect the ...
Reading for Action: Engaging Youth in Social Justice through Young Adult Literature
This book illustrates how teachers can draw upon young adult literature to facilitate students' social action. Each chapter centers on one novel that represents a contemporary topic including police brutality, women's rights, ecojustice, and bullying. In each, authors provide pre-, during-, and after reading strategies for teaching that connect the social issues in the texts to students' lives and to the world around them. They then offer a multitude of avenues for student action, emphasizing the need to move readers from understanding and awareness to asserting their own agency and capacities to effect change in their local, national, and global communities. In addition to methods for scaffolding students' analysis of texts and topics, authors also offer a plethora of additional resources such as documentaries, canonical companions for study, connected music, and supplementary lesson plans.
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31.500000 USD

Reading for Action: Engaging Youth in Social Justice through Young Adult Literature

by Janine J. Darragh, Ashley S. Boyd
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Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ...
Tara Binns: Trail-blazing Astronaut: Band 16/Sapphire (Collins Big Cat)
Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available. When Tara Binns opens up her dressing up box something exciting happens ... Tara Binns finds herself on the Minerva-7 spacecraft! The astronauts are on a rescue mission to save their colleague Ortez, who has been stranded on the Moon. Can they get Ortez safely back to the Minerva-7 before a meteor storm destroys their luna lander and leaves them all stranded in space? This exciting title in the Tara Binns mini series is written by Lisa Rajan. Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
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10.50 USD

Tara Binns: Trail-blazing Astronaut: Band 16/Sapphire (Collins Big Cat)

by Lisa Rajan
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Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ...
Tara Binns: Ground-breaking Fossil Hunter: Band 17/Diamond (Collins Big Cat)
Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available. When Tara Binns opens up her dressing up box something exciting happens ... Tara Binns becomes a palaeontologist on a dig to find dinosaur fossils! The team has very tight deadline to see if their site is of scientific interest before the bulldozers come in and an adventure park is built. The palaeontologists feel sure there is something new waiting to be discovered, but will they be able to prove their hunch before it's too late? This exciting title in the Tara Binns mini-series is written by Lisa Rajan. Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
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10.50 USD

Tara Binns: Ground-breaking Fossil Hunter: Band 17/Diamond (Collins Big Cat)

by Lisa Rajan
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Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ...
Tara Binns: Bright-spark Scientist: Band 15/Emerald (Collins Big Cat)
Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available. When Tara Binns opens up her dressing up box something exciting happens ... Tara Binns finds herself in a science lab - and she's one of the scientists! The team are working against the clock to complete and submit research for a competition that will, if they win, allow them to remain open. But where has the lead scientist disappeared to, and will they be able to complete the experiment in time without her? This exciting title in the Tara Binns mini- series is written by Lisa Rajan. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
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9.98 USD

Tara Binns: Bright-spark Scientist: Band 15/Emerald (Collins Big Cat)

by Lisa Rajan
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Teaching genres of fiction, non-fiction, and media need not intimidate new to middle school teachers who may be recent college graduates or veterans transitioning from elementary or high school. Here are strategies for designing culturally relevant lessons that include firm and fair grading guidelines, plans to teach literary terms specific ...
Not Intimidating: Teaching Different Reading Genres to a Diverse Student Body
Teaching genres of fiction, non-fiction, and media need not intimidate new to middle school teachers who may be recent college graduates or veterans transitioning from elementary or high school. Here are strategies for designing culturally relevant lessons that include firm and fair grading guidelines, plans to teach literary terms specific to various genres, and suggestions for selecting appropriate texts that appeal to and expand horizons of diverse students in classrooms across the nation.
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33.600000 USD

Not Intimidating: Teaching Different Reading Genres to a Diverse Student Body

by Anna J Small Roseboro
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At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child Left ...
Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability
At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child Left Behind era, the author examines school cultures focused on meeting standards and measurable outcomes. She shows how genocide literature illuminates the ethics of reading and helps teachers and students rethink how literature should be taught in this modern, globalized era and the purposes of education more broadly.
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63.12 USD

Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability

by Sarah Donovan
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It's our goal that every child in every elementary school in America can read fluently by the end of second grade. This book explains how to make that happen - for all children in all classrooms. Meredith and David Liben have spent decades transforming education, working as teachers, researchers, leaders, ...
Know Better, Do Better: Teaching the Foundations so Every Child can Read
It's our goal that every child in every elementary school in America can read fluently by the end of second grade. This book explains how to make that happen - for all children in all classrooms. Meredith and David Liben have spent decades transforming education, working as teachers, researchers, leaders, and founders of an alternative public elementary school in Harlem-the Family Academy. The Libens have been on the front lines of the reading wars since 1994, when the Family Academy's first cohort of students failed the NYC end of year reading exam and they were confronted with the question: How can a school with plenty of resources, dedication to outstanding instruction, and support for social and emotional learning fail so spectacularly at teaching children how to read? The answers are collected here in Know Better, Do Better: Teaching the Foundations So Every Child Can Read. The Libens have poured through the research, pedagogical movements, and deeply entrenched classroom myths to find the literacy practices and instructional materials that actually improve student learning outcomes. Through their work, the Family Academy reading scores rose to the highest of any non-gifted school in Harlem. The best of intentions aren't enough to make children literate; educators have to know better so they can do better. This book is written for anyone concerned about the poor reading results of America's students, from teachers looking for real strategies to use in their classrooms to parents trying to be better advocates for their children.
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26.200000 USD

Know Better, Do Better: Teaching the Foundations so Every Child can Read

by Meredith Liben, David Liben
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Margaret the Mermaid is the youngest of her brothers and sisters and has always wanted to visit the land above the sea. When her father grants her wish on her 8th Birthday, she finally learns what it's like to be human, but will she decide to stay Up There? The ...
Reading Planet - The Little Mermaid - White: Galaxy
Margaret the Mermaid is the youngest of her brothers and sisters and has always wanted to visit the land above the sea. When her father grants her wish on her 8th Birthday, she finally learns what it's like to be human, but will she decide to stay Up There? The Little Mermaid is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years
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11.09 USD

Reading Planet - The Little Mermaid - White: Galaxy

by Pippa Goodhart
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Galaxy Teacher's Guide F accompanies selected books from the Rising Stars Reading Planet Galaxy range. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Galaxy Teacher's Guide F includes teaching ...
Reading Planet - Galaxy: Teacher's Guide F (Turquoise - White)
Galaxy Teacher's Guide F accompanies selected books from the Rising Stars Reading Planet Galaxy range. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Galaxy Teacher's Guide F includes teaching materials, assessment guidance, photocopiable worksheets and accompanying audio for the following 24 Galaxy books for Turquoise to White band: Turquoise: Beware of the Monster, Be in a Band, There's a Chicken in my Bookbag, The No-Cook Cookbook, Lily Scamp and the Dragon's Wish, A School Day in Australia. Purple: Did You Hear That? And Other Noisy Poems, Barnaby Bear Goes to Japan, Kitten Crisis, Big Beasts, The New Girl's Secret, Woodland Scavenger Hunt. Gold: The Cloud Dragon, What We Wore, The Mystery of the Lost Hunter, My Arctic Blog, Doggy Drama, My How to Be Happy Scrapbook. White: Wildlife Warning, Eco-Inventions, The Little Sister of the Three Giants, Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion?, The Little Mermaid, Heroic Girls: Tales of Bravery.
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85.31 USD

Reading Planet - Galaxy: Teacher's Guide F (Turquoise - White)

by Alison Milford
Paperback / softback
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From powering villages with clean energy, to cleaning up the oceans, eco-inventions are helping us to save the planet. In this book, children can discover how these inspirational inventions and the people that made them, have made a difference to the world. Eco-Inventions is part of the Galaxy range of ...
Reading Planet - Eco-Inventions - White: Galaxy
From powering villages with clean energy, to cleaning up the oceans, eco-inventions are helping us to save the planet. In this book, children can discover how these inspirational inventions and the people that made them, have made a difference to the world. Eco-Inventions is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years
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11.09 USD

Reading Planet - Eco-Inventions - White: Galaxy

by Emma Young
Paperback / softback
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Gus loves the hedgehog in his nan's garden - but what happens to Huffkin in the winter? This beautiful fiction story was written by Pip Jones. Gus loves the hedgehog in his nan's garden - but what happens to Huffkin in the winter? This beautiful fiction story was written by ...
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Huffkin: Band 4/Blue
Gus loves the hedgehog in his nan's garden - but what happens to Huffkin in the winter? This beautiful fiction story was written by Pip Jones. Gus loves the hedgehog in his nan's garden - but what happens to Huffkin in the winter? This beautiful fiction story was written by Pip Jones. Blue/Band 4 offers longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. Non-fiction uses signs, labels and diagrams. This book focuses on adjacent consonants with long vowel phonemes. Pages 14 and 15 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.
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6.82 USD

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Huffkin: Band 4/Blue

by Pip Jones
Paperback / softback
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Find out how you make strawberry jam in this step by step instruction book, from growing the fruit to eating the results! Green/Band 5 offers early readers longer sentences with a varied and larger number of characters involved and events sustained over several pages. Non-fiction uses less familiar, more specialized ...
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Blackcurrant Jam: Band 5/Green
Find out how you make strawberry jam in this step by step instruction book, from growing the fruit to eating the results! Green/Band 5 offers early readers longer sentences with a varied and larger number of characters involved and events sustained over several pages. Non-fiction uses less familiar, more specialized vocabulary. The focus sounds in this book are:/ai/ a-e, ey /oo/ ui, ou /oa/ ow, o /ar/ a /or/ our, al /e/ ea /oi/ oy /ur/ ir /u/ o, o-e /oo/ oul /ow/ ou /ee/ ea /igh/ y, i-e Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.
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7.61 USD

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Blackcurrant Jam: Band 5/Green

by Louise Spillsbury
Paperback / softback
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Dev and Jack are swimming in the pool when Jack has an idea - they can pretend they are swimming in the sea! Find out all the creatures they see on their swimming adventure in this imaginative story by Kate Scott. Dev and Jack are swimming in the pool when ...
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Let's Pretend!: Band 5/Green
Dev and Jack are swimming in the pool when Jack has an idea - they can pretend they are swimming in the sea! Find out all the creatures they see on their swimming adventure in this imaginative story by Kate Scott. Dev and Jack are swimming in the pool when Jack has an idea - they can pretend they are swimming in the sea! Find out all the creatures they see on their swimming adventure in this imaginative story by Kate Scott. Green/Band 5 offers early readers longer sentences with a varied and larger number of characters involved and events sustained over several pages. Non-fiction uses less familiar, more specialized vocabulary. The focus sounds in this book are: /oa/ oe, o /ai/ a-e, ay, ei, ey /e/ ea /ee/ ea /u/ o /igh/ i-e, i /i/ y /oo/ oul /oo/ u-e /oi/ oy /ar/ a /ow/ ou /ear/ eer /air/ are, ere /or/ al /u/ o-e /o/ a Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.
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7.61 USD

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Let's Pretend!: Band 5/Green

by Kate Scott
Paperback / softback
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Find out all about different types of trees around the world in this fact-filled non-fiction book. Find out all about different types of trees around the world in this fact-filled non-fiction book. Blue/Band 4 offers longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. Non-fiction uses signs, ...
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Terrific Trees: Band 4/Blue
Find out all about different types of trees around the world in this fact-filled non-fiction book. Find out all about different types of trees around the world in this fact-filled non-fiction book. Blue/Band 4 offers longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. Non-fiction uses signs, labels and diagrams. This book focuses on adjacent consonants with long vowel phonemes. Pages 14 and 15 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.
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6.82 USD

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Terrific Trees: Band 4/Blue

by Pip Jones
Paperback / softback
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