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Art of Slow Reading Thomas Newkirk "Tom Newkirk's call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era when skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates how slow reading deepens the thinking of both teachers and students." (Kelly Gallagher, author of Readicide) 
Art of Teaching Reading Lucy Calkins The Art of Teaching Reading is widely encompassing, providing teachers with the companionship and guidance they need in order to approach each of the components of their reading curriculum - independent reading, guided reading, book talks, word study, reading aloud, with new clarity and direction. (2 copies) 
Book Love--Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers Penny Kittle In Book Love, Penny takes student apathy head on, first by recognizing why students don't read and then showing us that when we give kids books that are right for them, along with time to read and regular response to their thinking, we can create a pathway to satisfying reading that leads to more challenging literature and, ultimately, a love of reading. 
Breaking Ground: Teachers Relate Reading and Writing in the Elementary School Jane Hansen, Thomas Newkirk and Donald Graves, Editors Breaking Ground shows how the process approach in writing can be used successfully in the teaching of reading. 
Catching Readers Grades 4/5 Barbara M. Taylor This book will give you powerful intervention strategies for your classroom and empowering professional development for your school. (This book includes a DVD.) 
Catching Schools Barbara M. Taylor This book provides processes around which other reforms can be carved. Improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness as you build a strong school community. (This book includes a DVD.) 
Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning Doug Buehl This third edition offers promising literacy practices that embed comprehension instruction into your daily teaching routines and help your students read to understand. Featuring 45 strategies that integrate proficient reader characteristics with the teaching and learning in your classroom, you'll find innovative ideas for supporting learning in diverse classrooms with students who exhibit a variety of learning needs. 
Come to Class--Lessons for High School Writers (5 writing units) Carol Jago This kit of five writing units contains guides on Writing to Explain, Writing to Persuade, Writing About Literature, Narrative Writing, and Reflective Writing. There is also a CD that includes lesson resources and professional commentary. 
Compare and Contrast--Teaching Comparative Thinking to Strengthen Student Learning Harvey F. Silver This guide focuses on Compare and Contrast, a critical thinking strategy unique in its capacity to build students' memories, eliminate confusion, and highlight crucial similarities and differences. Research shows that comparative thinking strategies are the single most effective way to improve student learning. Compare and Contrast takes the natural human capacity to make comparisons and maximizes its effectiveness by leading students through a four-phase learning process. 
Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing Great Source Education Group This book gives many lessons on critical reading and writing. 
Deeper Reading, Comprehending Challenging Text, 4-12 Kelly Gallagher Students can be taught to successfully read a broad range of challenging and difficult texts with deeper levels of comprehension. This book will share classroom-tested strategies. 
Discovering Nonfiction Harvey F. Silver, Richard Strong, and Matthew Perini In Discovering Nonfiction, teachers will explore powerful strategies for teaching nonfiction You’ll learn how to plan a curriculum that increases students’ reading proficiency and excites them about the world of information. They’ll become thoughtful readers whose comprehension of text and data will hone their problem solving and decision-making skills. 
Engaging Readers and Writers with Inquiry Jeffrey D. Wilhelm Offering up equal parts research and classroom illustrations, Wilhelm shows you that it's easy to teach with inquiry no matter what subject you teach. 
Essential Questions, Opening Doors to Student Understanding Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins Essential questions help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of essential questions in all K-12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education.  
Explorations in Language Acquisition and Use Stephen D. Krashen Readers can follow Krashen as he reviews the fundamentals of second-language acquisition theory, presents some of the original research, offers counterarguments to criticisms, and explores new areas that have promise. 
Exploring Informational Texts Linda Hoyt, Margaret Mooney, and Brenda Parkes This book uses guided reading and writing as a primary strategy for navigating nonfiction. 
Fluency Jerry L. Johns and Roberta L. Berglund This compact, focused book will help you understand the major aspects of fluency. 
Fluency Strategies for Struggling Readers Marcia Delany Marcia provides 20 easy-to-implement intervention strategies for individuals and small groups. 
Getting Beyond “I Like the Book" Vivian Vasquez Each chapter in this book focuses on how the authors used children’s literature in combination with other texts to introduce critical conversations and construct social action projects in their classrooms. The authors show how they used books in four ways: pairing every day texts with texts written for children, focusing on social issues, bringing the outside world into the classroom, and using children’s literature to unpack social issues in the school community. 
Grammar Alive! Brock Haussamen with Amy Benjamin, Martha Kolln, Rebecca S. Wheeler, and members of NCTE's Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar Novice and veteran teachers alike will appreciate the hands-on approach to grammar in the classroom that includes numerous examples and practical vignettes describing real teachers' real classroom experiences with specific grammar lessons--including ESL issues--as well as the chapters that review grammar basics, from how to diagram a sentence to the elements of linguistic grammar. (2 copies) 
Guided Reading & Literacy Centers Stanley L. Swartz, Rebecca E. Shook, Adria F. Klein, Cinda Moon, Karen Bunnell, Marie Belt, and Charlene Huntley Guided oral reading is one of the most powerful teaching methods available. Guided reading is direct instruction that helps students use phonics and comprehension to read and understand text. 
Guide to Interactive Read-Alouds 4-5 Linda Hoyt The book contains over 60 standards-based lessons designed around children's classics with Share the Reading texts and Readers Theater scripts for each lesson. The Guide to Interactive Read-Alouds outlines the thinking behind Interactive Read-Alouds and describes how to apply the strategies in your own classroom. The CD provides all of the Share the Reading texts and Readers Theater scripts in an easily accessible PDF format. (comes with CD) 
Guide to Interactive Read-Alouds 6-7 Linda Hoyt and Lynnette Brent Sandvold The book contains over 60 standards-based lessons designed around children's classics with Share the Reading texts and Readers Theater scripts for each lesson. The Guide to Interactive Read-Alouds outlines the thinking behind Interactive Read-Alouds and describes how to apply the strategies in your own classroom. The CD provides all of the Share the Reading texts and Readers Theater scripts in an easily accessible PDF format. (comes with CD) 
Home & Back with Books (K-12) Kimberly Jordano This has sixty creative take-home kits that make homework a treat. 
Inference--Teaching Students to Develop Hypotheses, Evaluate Evidence, and Draw Logical Conclusions Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini The guide focuses on inference, or the ability to examine information, generate hypotheses, and draw conclusions that are not explicitly stated. Making inferences is a crucial foundational process that underlies higher-order thinking and 21st century skills. This guide walks readers through four research-based, classroom-tested strategies that help develop students' inferential thinking skills. 
Interactive Lecture--How to Engage Students, Build Memory, and Deepen Comprehension Harvey F. Silver and Matthew J. Perini The guide focuses on the Interactive Lecture, a strategy that increases students' abilities to think actively about the content of lectures and presentations so they can lock the critical information in their memories. The Interactive Lecture engages students and helps them build strong permanent memories by leading them through a four-phase learning process. 
Intervention Strategies to Follow Informal Reading Inventory Assessment JoAnne Schudt Caldwell and Lauren Leslie Intervention Strategies will help to connect performance on an informal reading inventory to related and practical intervention strategies. This book will provide a clear understanding of how to connect assessment and instruction. ( 2 copies) 
In the Company of Children Joanne Hindley Specific suggestions for creating rigorous, efficient, and successful reading and writing workshops. (2 copies) 
In the Middle Nancie Atwell This is the second edition of In the Middle, published ten years after the initial edition. It still urges educators to “come out from behind their own big desks” to turn classrooms into workshops where students and teachers create curriculums together. It also advocates a more activist role for teachers. Atwell writes, "I’m no longer willing to withhold suggestions and directions from my kids when I can help them solve a problem, do something they’ve never done before, produce stunning writing, and ultimately become more independent of me.” 
Journey of a Reader in the Classroom NREL Featuring both instruction and assessment sections, this publication provides the critical step for assisting students in meeting state standards in reading. 
Learning the Landscape--Inquiry-Based Activities for Comprehending and Composing Fran Claggett, Louann Reid, and Ruth Vinz The book provides projects that focus on your relationship to your surroundings, to your neighborhoods, and to the ecological system. Through the literature that you read and produce, you will explore how geographical and spiritual landscapes inform your sense of identity, community, and global understanding. 
Literature Circles, Voice and Choice in Book Clubs & Reading Groups Harvey Daniels Practical and concrete suggestions are given for book club management along with forming, managing, and assessing peer-led book discussion groups. (3 copies) 
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties James L. Shanker and Eldon E. Ekwall This book is organized to provide reading specialists, teachers, tutors, and reading education students with specific, concrete methods for locating and correcting reading difficulties. 
Make It Real Strategies for Success with Informational Texts Linda Hoyt The author provides a practical, classroom-friendly guide to unlocking the treasures of informational texts. (2 copies) 
Mental Models for English Language Arts Grades 6-12 aha! Process, Inc. The mental models in this book are presented primarily as stories (cartoons, short stories, vignettes), pictures (two-dimensional visual representations), analogies, and metaphors. 
Mosaic of Thought - Teaching Comprehension in a Reader's Workshop Ellin Oliver Keene and Susan Zimmermann This book proposes a new instructional paradigm focused on in-depth instruction in the strategies used by proficient readers. (2 copies) 
Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing, Making the Words Come Alive Thomas Armstrong This book combines Howard Gardner's MI theory and recent brain research on reading and writing with historical, anthropological, biographical, and psychological perspectives on literacy. 
Nonfiction Matters, Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8 Stephanie Harvey You will be shown how students can read expository test, engage in research, and write authentic nonfiction that is captivating, visual, and full of voice. 
No Quick Fix Richard L. Allington and Sean A. Walmsley No Quick Fix is of critical importance to today's teachers, principals, administrators, policymakers, and everyone interested in creating schools where all students learn to read. 
Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst The authors introduce 6 "signposts" that alert readers to significant moments in a work of literature and encourage students to read closely. Learning first to spot these signposts and then to question them, enables readers to explore the test, any test, finding evidence to support their interpretations. 
Papers, Papers, Papers--An English Teacher's Survival Guide Carol Jago Grading papers is a fact of life, especially in English classrooms, and the paper load is a leading cause of teacher burnout. Fortunately, Carol Jago's here to help, and in Papers, Papers, Papers, she offers you advice honed from thirty-one years in the English classroom and forty-five thousand papers' worth of grading. You'll not only get through stacks of papers, but you'll do so accurately, completely, and with the time you need to give the students in your classes the attention they deserve. 
Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children Catherine E. Snow, M. Susan Burns, and Peg Griffin, Editors With literacy problems plaguing as many as four in ten American children, this important book draws upon the expertise of psychologists, neurobiologists, and educators to establish clear recommendations on several prominent education controversies. This book explores how to prevent reading difficulties in the context of social, historical, cultural, and biological factors. 
Qualitative Reading Inventory--5 Lauren Leslie and JoAnne Schudt Caldwell The QRI-5 has long led the field in offering students and teachers alike a reliable and easy-to-use informal assessment instrument. This Fifth Edition continues to emphasize authentic assessment of children's reading abilities, from the most emergent readers to advanced readers. 
Read-Aloud Handbook Jim Trelease The author shows you how to make every child an avid reader. (2 copies) 
Reading Engagement, Motivating Readers Through Integrated Instruction John T. Guthrie and Allan Wigfield This volume will help teachers understand the research literature on motivation and use it in their efforts to enhance children's literacy development. Chapters in the first section cover topics such as children's motivations for reading, teacher perceptions, reading efficacy, and motivational development. Second section focuses on reading engagement, instructional frameworks, examples of successful programs, and classroom strategies to increase student motivation. (2 copies) 
Reading Essentials, The Specifics You Need to Teach Reading Well Regie Routman She gets to the heart of what effective reading instruction is all about and puts the fun back into teaching and learning. 
Reading for Academic Success Richard Strong, Harvey Silver, Matthew Perini, and Gregory Tuculescu Through specific examples, real-life scenarios, diagrams and detailed guidelines, this book vividly conveys the most fundamental and effective means to boost student learning and teacher performance. The wealth of easy-to-use strategies and the author’s warm and encouraging tone further enhance the easy integration of this valuable information. 
Reading for Meaning--How to Build Students' Comprehension, Reasoning, and Problem-Solving Skills Harvey F. Silver, Susan C. Morris, and Victor Klein This guide focuses on Reading for Meaning, a reading and reasoning strategy that helps students understand new ideas, make inferences, and support their thinking with evidence. The strategy is designed around research showing that proficient readers use a specific set of thinking skills to build deep understanding of the texts they read and apply those skills in three distinct phases; before reading, during reading, and after reading.  
Reading Strategies for the Content Areas Sue Beers and Lou Howell You will find examples and strategies for pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading as well as tools and rationale and planning guides. (2 copies) 
Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL Suzanne F. Peregoy and Owen F. Boyle This is a comprehensive, reader-friendly resource book that provides a wealth of teaching ideas for promoting oral language, reading, and writing development in English for K-12 English learners. 
Revisit, Reflect, Retell, Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension Linda Hoyt Teachers will find this book a valuable resource for creating meaningful and authentic learning experiences. (2 copies) 
Shared Reading, Reading with Children Stanley L. Swartz, Rebecca E. Shook, & Adria F. Klein This book is organized into 3 parts. Part one gives instructions about the procedures employed in shared reading. Part two includes shared reading pieces and lesson plans for each reading. Part three of the book includes a literacy skills checklist, a planning document, and other additional resources. 
Small-Group Reading Instruction, A Differentiated Teaching Model for Intermediate Readers, Grades 3-8 Beverly Tyner and Sharon E. Green This book focuses on growth in fluency, word study, and comprehension, strategies for addressing content area mandates while teaching reading, and ongoing management and assessment of small groups. (2 copies) 
Talk About Understanding, Rethinking Classroom Talk to Enhance Comprehension Ellin Oliver Keene The author demystifies comprehension instruction by describing what it can look like when readers comprehend deeply and what it can look like when teachers aim for this deep comprehension. This book comes with a CD. (2 copies) 
Teaching Reading in Mathematics Mary Lee Barton and Clare Heidema This book explores the distinct challenges of reading in the context of mathematics.  
Teaching Reading in Middle School Laura Robb The author will provide practical ideas for teaching reading comprehension. 
Teaching Reading in Science Mary Lee Barton and Deborah Jordan This is a supplement to the Teaching Reading in the Content Areas Teacher's Manual. 
Teaching Reading in Social Studies Jane K. Doty, Gregory N. Cameon, and Mary Lee Barton This book contains 32 different strategies that are appropriate for the social studies classroom. 
Teaching Reading in the Content Areas Rachel Billmeyer and Mary Lee Barton This book makes the teaching of reading a practical goal in every subject. There are also blackline masters to accompany the book. (2 copies) 
Teaching Reading in the Middle School Laura Robb A strategic approach to teaching reading that improves comprehension and thinking. The author tells a compelling tale about how a teacher can combine several key ingredients to craft a middle school reading program that can turn lives around and reverse the cycle of failure experienced by so many struggling readers in our middle schools. 
Teach Them All to Read; Catching the Kids Who Fall Through the Cracks Elaine K. McEwan In this insightful and practical book, McEwan offers teachers at all levels the understanding and motivation they need to teach children to read--especially those students who need help the most. Administrators at site and district levels will find invaluable data on creating a reading culture that leads to marked improvements in achievement scores. 
Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp This book focuses on instruction and assessment of complex texts through close readings and extensive discussions. With this understanding, lessons can be developed that ensure students are prepared for the wide range of reading and writing they will do for the rest of their lives. (2 copies) 
Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke This book pairs more than 75 short, kid-tested reproducible nonfiction texts with 33 simple, ready-to-go lessons that deepen comprehension and support effective collaboration. You can turn your kids into much better readers in your subject area by showing: how proficient readers think; how skillful collaborators act; and how to use quick and engaging activities that add to, not steal from, subject-matter learning. 
Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke The authors share their powerful strategies for engaging students in challenging, meaningful reading of fiction and poetry using some of their favorite short, fresh texts--or, as they put it, "full-strength adult literature that gives us English majors a run for our interpretive money--but is still intriguing enough to keep teen readers digging and thinking." 
That Workshop Book--New Systems and Structures for Classrooms That Read, Write, and Think Samantha Bennett It shows a new generation of teachers how the systems, structures, routines, and rituals that support successful workshops combine with thinking, planning, and conferring to drive students' growth, inform assessment and instruction, and increase teachers' professional satisfaction. And it shows those already using the workshop how to increase its instructional power by seeing its big ideas and its component parts in fresh, dynamic ways. 
The English Teacher's Companion--A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession Jim Burke The author shows how teachers can address standards and assessment issues while maintaining their commitment to meaningful engaging curriculum.  
To Understand: New Horizons in Reading Comprehension Ellin Oliver Keene Ellin discovers what's really behind comprehension. She identifies specific Dimensions and Outcomes of Understanding--characteristics of readers with a highly developed ability to make sense of text. Then she demonstrates how to leverage the Dimensions and Outcomes into relevant, effective instruction. 
Weaving Through Words Roberta D. Mantione and Sabine Smead This book uses the arts to teach reading comprehension strategies. (2 copies) 
What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Reading Patricia Cunningham and James Cunningham This translates research, experience, and common sense into best practice. The authors offer practical strategies to help you strengthen and improve your school's reading program. (2 copies) 
What Really Matters for Struggling Readers; Designing Research-Based Programs Richard L. Allington Nationally recognized scholar, Dick Allington, offers easy-to-understand interpretations of research that support three important principles that show teachers how to use a variety of best practices with children who are struggling readers. (3 copies) 
What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction Alan E. Farstrup and S. Jay Samuels This third edition maintains a balance among theory, research, and effective classroom practice while presenting solid information and astute insights from the most current research and policy work in the area of reading. Several chapters focus on research related to early reading instruction, phonemic awareness, comprehension, and fluency; these topics have come to national and international attention and have been the focus of much professional and public discussion and debate. 
When Kids Can't Read Kylene Beers Kylene offers teachers the comprehensive handbook they've needed to help readers improve their skills, their attitudes, and their confidence. (2 copies) 
Words Their Way, Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction Donald R.Bear Marcia Invernizzi, Shane Templeton and Francine Johnston This book provides a practical way to study words with students. Based on the research on invented and developmental spelling, the framework of this text is keyed to the five stages of spelling or orthographic development. Words Their Way compliments the use of any existing phonics, spelling, and vocabulary curricula. (2 copies) 
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