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Classrooms That Work/Schools That Work, 2-Book Package

Overview

Two of the most powerful literacy resources from Patricia Cunningham and > Richard Allington are now available in this value package (0205396364) at > ONE LOW PRICE!

> > Classrooms That Work promotes the integration of phonics and literature > based process writing and reading instruction. The book helps all children engage in > meaning-centered reading by showing teachers how to foster powerful > decoding and comprehension...

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Overview

Two of the most powerful literacy resources from Patricia Cunningham and > Richard Allington are now available in this value package (0205396364) at > ONE LOW PRICE!

> > Classrooms That Work promotes the integration of phonics and literature > based process writing and reading instruction. The book helps all children engage in > meaning-centered reading by showing teachers how to foster powerful > decoding and comprehension strategies.

> > Schools That Work picks up where Classrooms That Work leaves off, with a > focus on how to craft school organization plans that foster expert > classroom teaching. It offers a clear view of how schools must change if > they are to meet the increased demands of education for the 21st century.

About the Author

Patricia M. Cunningham is a professor of Education at Wake Forest University. She has authored and co-authored several books promoting literacy, including Phonics They Use: Words For Reading And Writing, Reading And Writing In Elementary Classrooms: Strategies And Observations.Richard L. Allington is the Fien Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He was a co-recipient of the Albert J. Harris Award from the International Reading Association for his "contributions to the better understanding of reading and learning disabilities". Dick is also a past president of the National Reading Conference and has been elected to membership in the Reading Hall of Fame.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205396368
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/16/2003
  • Edition description: 2-book package
  • Edition number: 2
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Classrooms That WorkIntroduction.
1. Reading and Writing Real "Things"
. 2. Words.
3. Comprehension.
4. Writing.
5. Multilevel Instruction.
6. Assessment.
7. Science and Social Studies Matter to Struggling Readers.
8. Extra Support for Students Who Need It Most.
9. A Day in a Building Blocks Kindergarten Classroom.
10. A Day in a Four Blocks Primary Classroom.
11. A Week in a Big Blocks Intermediate Classroom.
12. Beyond the Classrooms: Things Worth Fighting For. References. Children's Books/Materials Cited.
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