Best Practices for Teaching Reading

What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Randi B. Sofman ,

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Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

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"Very logical and easy to follow. Teachers can easily incorporate these ideas in their teaching."
—Susan Bailey, Middle School Reading Specialist
Mequon-Thiensville School District, WI

Enrich your reading instruction with classroom-proven strategies from the nation′s best teachers!

Following the successful format of the companion volumes for teaching writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, Best Practices for Teaching Reading presents firsthand accounts of teachers′ most successful instructional strategies and lessons for teaching reading. Randi Stone brings readers into the classrooms of award-winning teachers who share their outstanding strategies for reaching elementary, middle, and high school learners with diverse learning styles and abilities.

With 40 classroom-tested strategies, the book provides practical guidance for building students′ decoding and vocabulary skills while developing their comprehension and motivation for reading. This collection of best practices presents ways to help students:

  • Get excited about reading
  • Make connections to different texts
  • Become effective writers as well as readers
  • Use literacy skills across the curriculum

Veteran and new teachers alike will find an abundance of fresh ideas to teach reading while helping students build confidence, increase academic achievement, and develop critical thinking skills.

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