Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6): Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy / Edition 1

Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6): Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy / Edition 1

by Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
     
 

Fountas and Pinnell support teachers on the next leg of the literacy journey, addressing the unique challenges of teaching upper elementary students.See more details below

Overview

Fountas and Pinnell support teachers on the next leg of the literacy journey, addressing the unique challenges of teaching upper elementary students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325003108
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
11/13/2000
Series:
F & P Professional Books and Multimedia Series
Edition description:
Grades 3-6
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
37,947
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.36(d)
Age Range:
7 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Breakthrough to Literacy:

Three Blocks of Powerful Teaching for All Students

Becoming Lifelong Readers and Writers

Achieving Literacy with a Three-Block Framework: Language and Word Study, Reading, and Writing

Investigating Words: Language and Word Study

Becoming Joyful Readers: The Reading Workshop

Developing Accomplished Writers: The Writing Workshop

Making It Work: Organizing and Managing Time and Resources

Independent Reading

Encouraging Independent Reading

Planning Effective Minilessons and Conferences

Getting Started: The First Twenty Days

Writing to Expand Meaning: Response Journals

Guided Reading

Understanding Guided Reading

Planning for Guided Reading

Dynamic Grouping for Effective Teaching

Selecting, Introducing, and Using Leveled Texts

Literature Study

Discovering Literature Study: The Essential Elements

Putting Literature Study in Action

Responding to Literature: Multiple Paths to Deeper Meaning

Comprehension and Word Analysis

Understanding the Reading Process

Comprehending Written Text

Teaching for Sustaining Strategies in Reading

Teaching for Expanding Strategies in Reading

Solving Words: Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary

The Reading and Writing Connection

Teaching Genre and Content Literacy: Explore Fiction and Nonfiction Texts

Creating the Poetry Workshop: Reading, Writing, and the Arts

Exploring the Writing Terrain: Writer's Talks, Writer's Notebooks, and Investigations

Supporting Readers and Writers: Tools That Make a Difference

Understanding the "Testing Genre": Preparing Students for High Quality Performance

Making Teaching Decisions Using Continuous Assessment

Appendixes: featuring forms you can use in your reading and writing workshop; numerous graphic organizers; a list of the 500 most frequently used words and spelling demons, writer websites, and magazines for kids; bibliographies of picture books for use with intermediate students; a bibliography of poetry anthologies; and other practical tools.

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