Language Arts Workshop: Purposeful Reading and Writing Instruction / Edition 1

Language Arts Workshop: Purposeful Reading and Writing Instruction / Edition 1

by Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher
     
 

Language Arts Workshop: Purposeful Reading and Writing Instruction presents a manageable way of organizing instruction, exploring a gradual release of responsibility through meaningful experiences in all areas of need for literacy development, including oral language, spelling, vocabulary, word study, fluency, and comprehension. Like an apprenticeship, novice

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Language Arts Workshop: Purposeful Reading and Writing Instruction presents a manageable way of organizing instruction, exploring a gradual release of responsibility through meaningful experiences in all areas of need for literacy development, including oral language, spelling, vocabulary, word study, fluency, and comprehension. Like an apprenticeship, novice readers and writers learn a craft under the guidance of a skilled and knowledgeable teacher. Through the language arts workshop, students read and write everyday, spending time working with their teacher, collaborating with peers, and working independently.

Learn to model successful language arts teaching for your students

  • Workshop format addresses the diverse learning needs of students, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and students who read at, above, or below grade level to support early interverntion or response to intervention programs.
  • Predictable chapter organization clarifies the workshop approach and framework.
  • Authentic examples from successful classrooms engage readers and model effective language arts instruction.
  • A strong focus on assessment grounds the instruction, and a compendium of assessment tools prepares readers to drive their own classroom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131117327
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/11/2005
Edition description:
Includes CD-ROM
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: YOU, YOUR STUDENTS, AND YOUR TEXTS

1. Principles of the Language Arts Workshop.

PART 2: COMPONENTS OF THE LANGUAGE ARTS WORKSHOP

2. Focus Lessons: Shared Reading and Shared Writing in the Language Arts Workshop.

3. Guided Reading and Writing in the Language Arts Workshop

4. Collaborative Learning in the Language Arts Workshop .

5. Independent Reading, Writing, and Conferring in the Language Arts Workshop.

PART 3: APPROACHES TO TEACHING IN THE LANGUAGE ARTS WORKSHOP

6. Speaking and Listening in the Language Arts Workshop.

7. Teaching Spelling and Word Study in the Language Arts Workshop.

8. Vocabulary Development in the Language Arts Workshop.

9. Building Reading and Writing Fluency in the Language Arts Workshop.

10. Comprehension Strategy Instruction in the Language Arts Workshop.

11. Using Assessments to Guide Instruction in the Language Arts Workshop.

Compendium of Assessments

1. Classroom Observation Form

2. Storybook Reading Inventory

3. Basic Rubric

4. Self-Assessment of Group Work

5. Reading Interest Survey

6. Yopp-Singer Test of Phoneme Segmentation

7. Narrative Story Retelling Rubric

8. Informational Text Retelling Rubric

9. Student Form for Letter Identification

10. Teacher Recording Form for Letter Identification

11. Dolch Sight Word Assessment - Preprimer

12. Dolch Sight Word Assessment - Primer

13. Dolch Sight Word Assessment-First Grade

14. Dolch Sight Word Assessment - Second Grade

15. Dolch Sight Word Assessment - Third Grade

16. Frequently Used Rimes

17. Early Concepts of Print Checklist

18. Coding Sheets for Running Records

19. Blank Running Record Form

20. Collecting Data for Running Record

21. The Nonword Reading Test

22. Sample Cloze Procedure - Student Form

23. Sample Cloze Procedure Answer Key

24. Metacomprehension Strategies Index

25. Metacomprehension Strategies Index Answer Key

26. Elementary Reading Attitude Survey

27. Self-Assessment for Traits of Effective Readers

28. Developmental Spelling Analysis Screening Inventory

29. Developmental Spelling Analysis Screening Inventory Prediction Chart

30. Class Record of Writing Fluency

31. Holistic Writing Rubric for Friendly Letter

32. Writing Attitude Survey

33. Speaking Checklist

34. Speaking Self-Assessment Checklist

35. Oral Presentation Checklist

36. Student Oral Language Observation Matrix (Solom)

Appendix I: Book Choices by Grade Level.

Appendix II: Children and Young Adult Titles by Genre.

Appendix III: Literary Devices for Narrative Text

Index

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