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More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy

More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy

Second Edition

January 2013 | 192 pages | Corwin
This updated edition of More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy offers K-12 teachers a collection of ready-to-use activities to improve students' reading comprehension, notetaking skills, vocabulary, and research skills. These activities are adaptable for any curriculum and can also be used to improve content area reading. The second edition includes:

An expanded discussion of assessment

A format for locating appropriate activities for building specific skills

More activities for middle school students

What's New With This Edition

1. Pre-Reading Exercises
2. Exploring Fiction
3. Exploring Nonfiction
4. Reading Response
5. Note-Taking Strategies for Students
6. Building and Reinforcing Student Vocabulary
7. Exploring Research and Resources
8. Improving Studying and Test-Taking Skills

“I appreciated the thoughtful explanations at the beginning of each section and the intelligent rationale behind teaching each tool.”

Evelyn M. Kennedy, Reading Specialist
La Pine Elementary School, OR

“The major strengths of this resource are the practical strategies presented in clear, usable ways and the book’s uncomplicated, straightforward approach.”

Melissa Awenowicz, Director of Clinical Experiences
University of Pittsburgh

Joan F. Groeber

Joan F. Groeber is an independent consultant and lecturer in the field of literacy and assessment. She is a visiting literacy instructor in the College of Education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Groeber has published eight books and over thirty articles for educators from the kindergarten level to college on the topics of literacy, assessment tools, classroom management strategies, and self-evaluation. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412964371