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With its thorough discussion of Common Core State Standards and Response to Intervention and their implications for classroom teachers . . . its strong emphasis on helping struggling readers and writers and English language learners . . . its incisive look at distinguished author Tom Gunning’s extensive, hands-on work with helping all students become college and career ready . . . and its thorough coverage of how to construct and implement highly effective early reading, word attack, comprehension, and writing programs, Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students has become a well-respected, best-selling, widely-used resource in the field. Aspiring and practicing professionals alike get the help they need to become highly effective teachers who can accomplish the most for their students by applying the book’s numerous research-based teaching strategies, lesson plans, and step-by-step guidance for teaching reading and writing.

Now made even more effective and useful in the new Eighth Edition!

NEW! A focus on Common Core State Standards with suggestions for implementation and expanded discussions of reading and writing strategies and readability measurement advocated by Common Core Standards.

NEW! An emphasis on effective steps for implementing Response to Intervention.

NEW! A highly useful graded Academic Word List, especially adapted for use with elementary and middle school students.

NEW! Step-by-step instructions for helping struggling readers including coverage of three powerful new research-based teaching techniques: indexing, mystery passages, and WIRC thinksheets.

NEW! Landmark research that describes and highlights today’s most effective literacy instructional practices, and provides information on the average percentile gains achieved when these practices are instituted.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132900959
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/15/2012
  • Series: Books by Tom Gunning Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 648
  • Sales rank: 195,040
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas G. Gunning, a former junior high English teacher and elementary school reading consultant, is Professor Emeritus, Southern Connecticut State University, where he was department chair and reading clinic director. Currently an Adjunct Professor, Reading/ Language Arts Department, Central Connecticut State University, Professor Gunning has conducted research on group reading inventories, vocabulary assessment, reading disabilities, intervention programs, readability, response to intervention, decoding processes and strategies, and literacy skills needed to cope with high-stakes tests. His other books with Pearson include Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties, Fourth Edition; Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students In Grades 4-8, Third Edition; Developing Higher-Level Literacy in All Students: Building Reading, Reasoning, and Responding; Closing the Literacy Gap; and Creating Literacy Instruction for All Children in Grades Pre-K to 4, Second Edition.

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Table of Contents

1 The Nature of Literacy

2 Teaching All Students

3 Assessing for Learning

4 Fostering Emergent/Early Literacy

5 Teaching Phonics, High-Frequency Words, Fluency, and Syllabic Analysis

6 Building Vocabulary

7 Comprehension: Theory and Strategies

8 Comprehension: Text Structures and Teaching Procedures

9 Reading and Writing in the Content Areas and Study Skills

10 Reading Literature

11 Approaches to Teaching Reading

12 Writing and Reading

13 Creating and Managing a Literacy Program

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