Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms PDF ePub eBook

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Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms free pdf Specifically designed for K-3 teachers, this accessible guide describes ways to use informational text creatively and effectively in both reading and writing instruction. The book presents lessons, read-alouds, and activities that motivate students to engage with a wide variety of exemplary texts. Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are explained throughout. Key topics include how to build academic vocabulary, balance fiction and nonfiction, and address the needs of English language learners. Examples from diverse classrooms and end-of-chapter discussion questions and engagement activities enhance the book's utility as a professional development resource. Reproducible handouts and other tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

About Mariam Jean Dreher

Mariam Jean Dreher, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park. Previously she was an elementary classroom teacher and Title I specialist. Her research interests include ways to integrate informational text into literacy instruction to enhance students' comprehension, vocabulary, and motivation. Dr. Dreher has published numerous articles and books and has served on many editorial advisory boards, receiving the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Journal of Literacy Research. She is a consultant to National Geographic Children's Books on a series of information books for young children. Dr. Dreher is also a recipient of a Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant and was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oulu, Finland. Sharon Benge Kletzien, PhD, is Professor Emerita at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, where she was Chair of the Literacy Department, taught reading courses, and supervised the Reading Center. Previously she served as a reading specialist in elementary, middle, and high schools. Her research is in the areas of comprehension, using information books for instruction, and supporting students who struggle with reading. Dr. Kletzien has published many articles and book chapters and serves on the editorial boards of several major literacy journals. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Student Research Award from the American Educational Research Association, Division C, and the Program of Excellence Award from the National Council for the Social Studies.

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Author : Mariam Jean Dreher
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 22 October 2015
ISBN : 1462522262
EAN : 9781462522262
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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