Introducing the latest addition to Miriam Trehearne’s popular professional development series! In this comprehensive, 656-page resource, teachers in grades 3–6 will discover a wealth of assessment tools and practical mini-lessons for scaffolding literacy instruction across all subject areas. Every chapter is supported with the latest research, ensuring alignment between instruction, national standards, and curriculum goals. With this all-inclusive tool featuring a user-friendly layout, educators will be able to—
- Identify, plan, and track lessons that correlate to specific literacy goals
- Teach literacy using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model
- Differentiate instruction and intervention for all types of learners using engaging activities
- Provide effective intervention for students who have fallen behind
- Assess and scaffold literacy learning in the content areas
- Conduct ongoing assessments to effectively drive instruction
- Focus on connections between reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing
Chapter 1: Oral Language: Speaking, Listening, and Learning
Chapter 2: Reading Comprehension: Strategies That Work (view chapter)
Chapter 3: Writing: The Reading-Writing Connection
Chapter 4: Literacy Learning Across the Curriculum
Chapter 5: In the Classroom: Making It Work
Chapter 6: Supporting Struggling and Reluctant Readers
Comprehensive Literacy Resource Guide for Professional Learning Communities—Grades 3-6
Transform your literacy teaching staff into an energetic professional learning community with these publications to accompany the Comprehensive Literacy Resources (CLR) by Miriam P. Trehearne.
Organized to flexibly fit within school- or district-wide planning timeframes, the Guides are perfect for use in small groups led by literacy coaches or other facilitators of professional learning and staff development.
In every Guide, two learning sessions corresponding to each CLR chapter provide opportunities for teachers to—
- Examine current literacy research and discuss how it applies to assessment and their instructional practices
- Gain confidence to try new teaching strategies recommended in the CLR and then share and reflect on their experiences
About the Author
|During her 30-year career as an educator, conference speaker, and advocate for good first teaching, early literacy expert Miriam Trehearne has led learning initiatives that improved teacher effectiveness and successfully boosted reading achievement in high-needs schools. Now she brings her winning formula to every classroom teacher in this incomparable four-volume series for Preschool
through Grade 6.