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  • Illuminating Comprehension and Close Readingby Isabel L. Beck; Cheryl Sandora

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 27.50

    Grasping the meaning of a text enables K-8 students to appreciate its language and structure through close reading, which in turn leads to deeper comprehension. This book explains the relationship between comprehension and close reading and offers step-by-step guidelines for teaching both of these key elements of literacy. Reproducible lessons are... more...

  • Scientific Approaches to Literature in Learning Environmentsby Michael Burke; Olivia Fialho; Sonia Zyngier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This chapter discusses the teaching of literary awareness to high-school students of English as a foreign language (EFL). Dedicated to the topic of iconicity, the proposed pedagogical experience stimulates students to work out the connection between visual and linguistic representations, identify such links in a variety of texts, create their own concrete... more...

  • The Use of L1 Cognitive Resources in L2 Reading by Chinese EFL Learnersby Shiyu Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the effects of L1 cognitive resources on L2 reading e.g. the effects of L1 reading ability, the ability in L1 mental-structure building, L1 cognitive use in L2 reading, and other related cognitive mechanisms and capacities of EFL learners in China. It integrated test-based and product-oriented as well as VPA-based (verbal protocol... more...

  • The Reading Makeoverby Danny Brassell; Mike McQueen

    Shell Education 2016; US$ 29.99

    Make over your reading routine with fun activities that will engage even the most reluctant readers. This action plan offers techniques to ignite a passion for readers of all levels, bringing the joy of reading with classroom-tested activities that build confidence with struggling readers. Based on current research and real-life observations, this... more...

  • Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areasby Shell Education

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 39.99

    Support readers in Grades Pre-K-K improve their comprehension of informational text using a variety of proven reading strategies. This book addresses essential reading skills such as main idea, supporting details, summarizing, developing vocabulary, making inferences, making connections, questioning, point of view, and monitoring comprehension. All... more...

  • Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areasby Shell Education

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 39.99

    Support readers in Grades 3-5 improve their comprehension of informational text using a variety of proven reading strategies. This book addresses essential reading skills such as main idea, supporting details, summarizing, developing vocabulary, making inferences, making connections, questioning, point of view, and monitoring comprehension. All of... more...

  • Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areasby Shell Education

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 39.99

    Support readers in Grades 1-2 improve their comprehension of informational text using a variety of proven reading strategies. This book addresses essential reading skills such as main idea, supporting details, summarizing, developing vocabulary, making inferences, making connections, questioning, point of view, and monitoring comprehension. All of... more...

  • The Reading Intervention Toolkitby Laura Robb

    Shell Education 2016; US$ 39.99

    In this must-read book, Laura Robb uses what she's learned from her vast teaching experience to provide the research-based tools needed to improve students' reading comprehension. This practical resource offers classroom-tested interventions to use with struggling readers provided in 5-, 10 to 15-, and 30 to 40-minute settings. It provides... more...

  • Primary Source Fluency Activitiesby Christi E. Parker

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 29.99

    Make it a "community effort" in your classroom to build fluency and analytical skills through these engaging primary source documents. While learning about local government, community jobs, and government leaders, students develop fluent and meaningful oral reading, as well as vocabulary and word decoding skills. Included with each text is... more...

  • Primary Source Fluency Activitiesby Jennifer Prior

    Shell Education 2004; US$ 29.99

    With speeches, poems, and letters, including The Wedding of Pocahontas and an excerpt from The Federalist Papers, this book uses primary sources and activities to help teach important fluency strategies. Students will discover the the famous figures and events of colonial America including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the American Revolution... more...