Teaching Reading in Small Groups: Differentiated Instruction for Building Strategic, Independent Readers

Teaching Reading in Small Groups: Differentiated Instruction for Building Strategic, Independent Readers Author Jennifer Serravallo
ISBN-10 0325026807
ISBN-13 9780325026800
Year 2010-01-26
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Heinemann
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For teachers who sometimes feel as if data based instruction differentiated groupings and formative assessments somehow involve going over to The Dark Side this book is a powerful antidote It will help you know that you can hold tight to your deepest beliefs about children and literature classrooms communities and good teaching Lucy Calkins Author of Units of Study for Teaching Reading In Teaching Reading in Small Groups Jennifer Serravallo extends the powerful teaching that made Conferring with Readers a hit and helps you meet instructional challenges effectively and efficiently Jen shows how small groups help you uncover hidden time in your teaching for meeting individual students needs You ll work more closely with more children each day with her how tos on using formative assessment to create groups of readers with common needs differentiating for individuals even when they re in a group enhancing your Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruction You ll see how Jen captures the strength of individual conference while working with multiple students even if they aren t reading the same book For comprehension fluency engagement print work strategies and comprehension she shares ideas for assessment and flexible grouping structures as well as her own teaching language You ll help readers get into texts and get more out of them learn vital strategies that help them read more challenging texts talk about books with rigor and vigor When we supplement individual conferences with small group conferences writes Jennifer Serravallo we work more efficiently and can deal well with higher benchmarks larger class sizes and the increasing demands placed on readers and teachers Trust a master teacher and read Teaching Reading in Small Groups to find out how small groups can make a big difference in your classroom

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Guiding Readers

Guiding Readers Author Lori Jamison Rog
ISBN-10 9781551382739
Release 2012-01
Pages 168