Fresh Takes on Centers: Reading Comprehension: A Mentor Teacher Shares Easy and Engaging Centers for Comprehension Strategies, Vocabulary, and Fluency to Help Students Become Confident and Capable Readers

Fresh Takes on Centers: Reading Comprehension: A Mentor Teacher Shares Easy and Engaging Centers for Comprehension Strategies, Vocabulary, and Fluency to Help Students Become Confident and Capable Readers

by Mary Allen
     
 

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In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher, reading specialist, and staff developer Mary Beth Allen shares her time-tested organizational tips and tools for easy-to-implement, research-based reading centers. Reproducible activity packets come complete with student directions, templates, record sheets, and graphic organizers to facilitate independent learning.

Overview

In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher, reading specialist, and staff developer Mary Beth Allen shares her time-tested organizational tips and tools for easy-to-implement, research-based reading centers. Reproducible activity packets come complete with student directions, templates, record sheets, and graphic organizers to facilitate independent learning. Mary Beth also offers ideas for differentiation, assessment suggestions and rubrics, record-keeping forms for tracking student progress, and much more. For use with Grades 3–5.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439929219
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Mary Beth Allen is Professor of Reading Education at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she worked for 18 years in the Baltimore County Public Schools, as a classroom teacher, resource teacher, and reading specialist. She has consulted with numerous school districts supporting teachers as they refine their literacy instruction, specifically in guided reading, implementing literacy centers, and teaching comprehension strategies.

Mary Beth is the co-author of 3 books published by the International Reading Association—Guided Comprehension: A Teaching Model for Grades 3-6, Guided Comprehension: Lessons in Action, and Guided Comprehension in Grades 3-8: Combined Second Edition. She has also created two videos with the Bureau of Education and Research—Current, Best Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension, Grades K-2 and Strengthening Students' Reading Comprehension, Grades 3-6. This is her first book for Scholastic Teaching Resources.

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