Great Habits, Great Readers: A Practical Guide for K - 4 Reading in the Light of Common Core
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Great Habits, Great Readers: A Practical Guide for K-4 Reading in the Light of Common Core
More filters. Sort order. Jun 25, Alissa Monroe rated it it was amazing. This book is great for the structures of reading classes and lessons. It also has a lot of information about guided reading and how to teach PD for both.
Mar 27, Carole rated it really liked it Shelves: books-read-in I really loved this book for many reasons. I agree with so many of the premises of teaching children habits for discussion, reading thoughtfully, and promoting discourse. I also really enjoyed the examples of ways to prompt students and in which specific situations to use those prompts such as "Tell me more" when students are giving a one word answer. The examples of good, better, and best questions were great too - focusing on questions that teach both the reader and the text.
And I loved the I really loved this book for many reasons. I was absolutely ready to give this book five stars and then I started questioning a bit. Some of the strategies seemed to be teaching absolute conformity and some of the video clips were students just parroting back without any thinking. It concerned me and then I discovered a company wrote this book based on their schools.
Granted, it's a non-profit company, but still Who are "Uncommon Schools"? What are their schools truly like?
I'd really like to talk with someone else who's read this book to compare notes and share thoughts. Aug 08, Megan Kenslea rated it really liked it Shelves: education. This book is an incredibly helpful tool for any elementary reading teacher. It breaks down Common Core standards into actionable habits any teacher can use in his or her classroom.
Every teacher should read and utilize this book, specifically the extensive resources provided, including sample lesson plans, prompting guides, and lesson frameworks. Oct 14, Matt rated it it was amazing Shelves: nonfiction , education. I learned a lot about early literacy, something I've been wanting to explore more. Clear examples, helpful video clips, and specific strategies -- another Uncommon Schools book that I thought was just terrific.
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They produce good stuff. Dec 27, Angela Grant rated it really liked it. Skickas inom vardagar. Laddas ned direkt. A book that brings the habits of reading to life Great readers are not made by genetics or destiny but by the habits they build habits that are intentionally built by their teachers.
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The early formal years of education are the key to reversing the reading gap and setting up children for success. But K-4 education seems to widen the gap between stronger and weaker readers, not close it. Submit Search. Successfully reported this slideshow. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads.
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