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20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins and Allyson J. Burnett With the advent of the Common Core State Standards and their high expectations with regard to content literacy, secondary teachers are scrambling for ways to implement the standards effectively. 20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core provides a clearly written, easy-to-access plan for implementing content literacy to meet the needs of these educators. 
Apprentice in Literacy, Transitions Across Reading and Writing, K-4 Linda J. Dorn and Tammy Jones This book covers all aspects of a balanced literacy program in an integrated manner and showing how all components are differentiated to address the needs of diverse learners. 
Best Practices in Literacy Instruction Linda B. Gambrell, Lesley Mandel Morrow, Susan B. Neuman, and Michael Pressley, Editors “Recent school reform efforts have emphasized the need for higher literacy standards in schools across the country. Offering practical guidance for literacy educators, curriculum development specialists, and other education professionals and policy makers, this volume considers how we can effectively improve quality and content of reading and writing instruction." (2 copies) 
Cafe Book, Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment & Instruction Gail Boushey and Joan Moser The authors present a practical, simple way to integrate assessment into daily reading and classroom discussion. The CAFE system, based on research into the habits of proficient readers, is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expand vocabulary. (This book contains a DVD.) (3 copies) 
Daily 5, Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades Gail Boushey and Joan Moser This book not only explains the philosophy behind the structure, but shows you how to carefully and systematically train your students to participate in each of the five components. Explicit modeling, practice, reflecting and refining take place during the launching phase, preparing the foundation for a year of meaningful content instruction tailored to meet the unique needs of each child. 
From Tired to Inspired, Fresh Strategies to Engage Students in Literacy Mary Kim Schreck Literacy is a hollow set of skills unless it is enlivened by active, precise, and create thinking. From Tired to Inspired is designed to take upper elementary and secondary school students beyond reading and writing to comprehension, creative thinking, the articulation of ideas, and conversations of depth and breadth, as encourage by the Common Core State Standards. 
Going with the Flow Michel W. Smith and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm Going with the Flow full illustrates Smith and Wilhelm's approach to designing and sequencing instruction, taking you from developing activities that prepare students for success before they are even given assignments to fostering meaningful classroom discussions. 
Good to Great Teaching, Focusing on the Literacy Work That Matters Mary Howard In this valuable resource for teachers, Mary Howard shares step-by-step process for focusing on the literacy work that matters in any effective literacy design--including schools implementing the Common Core State Standards and an RTI model--to identify good work, to celebrate great work, and to accommodate high-quality literacy practices. 
Life’s Literacy Lessons Steven L. Layne Steven L. Layne has touched the lives of countless students with his teaching and he has delighted teachers all over the United States with his poetry readings and presentations. In this book Layne has gathered 40 of his favorite poems about literacy teaching and learning into a collection of honesty and wit that will touch and inspire educators at all grade levels. 
Literacy in the Welcoming Clasroom JoBeth Allen This research-based guide is essential reading for teachers and administrators who want to make welcoming classrooms a reality. With a focus on literacy instruction, it showcases stories of "what works" when teachers in elementary school classrooms throughout the country partner with families across cultural and language differences. 
Literacy Jigsaw Puzzle--Assembling the Critical Pieces of Literacy Instruction Beverly Tyner This book shows you how to identify, assembly and deliver a comprehensive literacy plan that includes whole-group instruction, small-group differentiated instruction, and independent practice based on the standards, curriculum, and assessments already in place in your school or district. 
Literacy Learning in Networked Classrooms Mary L. McNabb In this resource, you will discover the research base for including the Internet in your classroom, gain an understanding of the dynamics of digital reading and writing, and learn how to design online literacy opportunities that facilitate rich social interactions among participants in an online learning community. 
Literature Circles, Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups Harvey Daniels A guide to forming, managing, and assessing peer-led book discussion groups. It offers abundant new strategies, structures, tools, and stories that show how to launch and guide literature circles effectively. Everything from getting started to advanced variations are explored. (2 copies) 
Many Texts, Many Voices, Teaching Literacy and Social Justice to Young Learners in the Digital Age Penny Silvers and Mary C. Shorey On any given day, a visitor to Mary Shorey's classroom will find elementary students using variety of learning tools--from books wikis to blogs--as they pose critical questions about the world and take action to make a difference in the lives of others. 
Puzzle Them First! Motivating Adolescent Readers With Question-Finding A. Vincent Ciardiello Question-finding is described in this book so that you can help teach content literacy by leading adolescent students to probe the multiple meanings of text and ask challenging, open-ended questions. 
Reading Don't Fix No Chevys, Literacy in the Lives of Young Men Michael W. Smith and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm "The authors' data-driven findings are provocative, explaining why boys reject much of school literacy and how progressive curricula and instruction might help boys engage with literacy and all learning in more productive ways. Providing both challenges and practical advice for overcoming those challenges, Smith and Wilhelm have produced a book that will appeal to teachers, teacher educators, and parents alike." (2 copies) 
Reading Like a Historian--Teaching Literacy in Middle and HIgh School History Classrooms Sam Wineburg, Daisy Martin and Chauncey Monte-Sano This is a guide to teaching "historical reading" with middle and high school students. This practical resource shows you how to apply Sam Wineburg's highly acclaimed approach to teaching. Reading Like a Historian, in your classroom to increase academic literacy and spark students' curiosity. 
Readings in Literacy Learning in the Intermediate Grades Stanley L. Swartz, Adria F. Klein, Rebecca E. Shook, Karen Bunnell, Cinda Moon, Marie Belt, and Charlene Huntley The readings in this book are designed to support professional development for teachers in literacy learning. 
Readings in Literacy Learning in the Primary Grades Stanley L. Swartz, Rebecca E. Shook, Adria F. Klein, Cinda Moon, Karen Bunnell, Marie Belt, and Charlene Huntley The readings in this book are designed to support professional development for teacher in literacy learning. 
Teacher Portfolios, Literacy Artifacts and Themes Sheri Everts Rogers and Kathy Everts Danielson “In Teacher Portfolios, Rogers and Danielson explain that portfolios can be used much more effectively if teachers have firsthand experience documenting themselves as readers and writers.” 
Teaching the Integrated Language Arts, Second Edition Shane Templeton “Each chapter in this book concurrently weaves in multiple language arts, contextualizing how teachers can integrate all language arts in their classrooms.” 
The Continuum of Literacy Learning Gay Su Pinnell and Irene C. Fountas This book places the behaviors ad understandings children can be expected to demonstrate on continua that show how each evolves across the grades in seven critical instructional contexts. 
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