Brave Irene
Title Brave Irene PDF eBook
Author William Steig
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Pages 36
Release 2013-07-30
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1466808489

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This ebook includes audio narration by Meryl Streep. This winning heroine will inspire every child to cheer her on as she ventures through a bitter cold snowstorm in William Steig's classic Brave Irene Brave Irene is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker's daughter. Her mother, Mrs. Bobbin, isn't feeling so well and can't possibly deliver the beautiful ball gown she's made for the duchess to wear that very evening. So plucky Irene volunteers to get the gown to the palace on time, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that's brewing-- quite an errand for a little girl. But where there's a will, there's a way, as Irene proves in the danger-fraught adventure that follows. She must defy the wiles of the wicked wind, her most formidable opponent, and overcome many obstacles before she completes her mission. Brave Irene is a 1986 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Adapted into a short film in 1989 from director Daniel Ivanick.



Memorable Characters... Magnificent Stories
Title Memorable Characters... Magnificent Stories PDF eBook
Author Susie Garber
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Pages 100
Release 2002-02
Genre Education
ISBN 9780439288477

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Contains activities that analyze the characters in favorite children's books to inspire students in the creation of characters in their own writing.



Assessing and Teaching Reading Comprehension and Writing, 3-5
Title Assessing and Teaching Reading Comprehension and Writing, 3-5 PDF eBook
Author K. Michael Hibbard
Publisher Eye On Education
Pages 211
Release 2003
Genre Language arts (Elementary)
ISBN 1930556594

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Differentiating for Success
Title Differentiating for Success PDF eBook
Author Mary McMackin
Publisher Capstone
Pages 192
Release 2016-06-16
Genre Education
ISBN 149660654X

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Creating differentiated instruction is an essential yet time-consuming component of effective teaching. Since students learn at different paces and in different ways, some students may be able to apply a targeted comprehension skill in cognitively complex ways immediately after being taught the skill while other students may need additional scaffolding in order to grasp it. All students, regardless of their skill level, benefit from activities that are at their just right level. This means activities are not too difficult or too easy. In this book, Nancy Witherell and Mary McMackin share easy-to-follow lesson plans that address key reading skills for students in grades 3 to 5. A set of three, tiered, differentiated follow-up activities accompanies each lesson. Fiction and nonfiction mentor text suggestions are included.



How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction
Title How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction PDF eBook
Author Sharon Walpole
Publisher Guilford Publications
Pages 298
Release 2017-05-16
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1462531520

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Tens of thousands of K–3 teachers have relied on this book--now revised and expanded with more than 50% new material--to plan and deliver effective literacy instruction tailored to each student's needs. The authors provide a detailed framework for implementing differentiated small-group instruction over multiweek cycles. Each component of the beginning reading program is addressed--phonological awareness, word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes dozens of reproducible lesson plans, instructional activities, assessment forms, and other tools. Purchasers get access to a webpage where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New in 2024: An online-only Study Guide by Sharon Walpole presents commentary and discussion questions for each chapter from a science-of-reading perspective--available for download at www.guilford.com/walpole-studyguide. New to This Edition *Differentiation 2.0: the approach has been fine-tuned based on field testing, new research findings, and current standards and response-to-intervention frameworks. *Many additional reproducible tools, such as coaching templates and the Informal Decoding Inventory. *Beyond lesson plans and materials, the second edition offers more guidance for designing instruction and grouping students, making it a one-stop resource. *Reproducible tools now available to download and print. An NCTQ Exemplary Text for Reading Instruction



Craft Lessons
Title Craft Lessons PDF eBook
Author Ralph Fletcher
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Pages 222
Release 2023-10-10
Genre Education
ISBN 1003841899

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Since its publication in 1998 Craft Lessons has become a staple in the writing classroom of both new and experienced teachers. Authors Ralph Fletcher and JoAnn Portalupi recognized the need for a succinct resource and teamed together to write the second edition of Craft Lessons: Teaching Writing K-8 . Teachers pressed for time will appreciate the practical lessons and instructional language geared to three grade level groupings: K-2, 3-4, and 5-8. This edition includes: 17 brand new lessons; mini lessons designed from teachers’ comments about what is observed students’ writing Revisions to other craft lessons and the resource materials sections have been expanded New ways to approach teaching using elements of craft and the reading-writing connection A subject index to find specific craft lessons with ease The authors’ thoughts about how craft lessons fit into their newest thinking about the qualities of writing: Ideas, Design, Language, and Presentation The 95 lessons in this book provide a wealth of information for teaching leads, character, endings, stronger verbs, and much more. This new edition reestablishes Craft Lessons as the crucial desert island book for harried writing teachers everywhere



Assessing and Teaching Reading Composition and Pre-Writing, K-3, Vol. 1
Title Assessing and Teaching Reading Composition and Pre-Writing, K-3, Vol. 1 PDF eBook
Author K. Michael Hibbard
Publisher Routledge
Pages 202
Release 2013-09-27
Genre Education
ISBN 1317919572

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The performance tasks in this book are linked directly to instructional strategies and include holistic rubrics, analytic rubrics, and assessment lists. They can be photocopied and distributed to your students.