Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching

Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching

by Irene Fountas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325008183

ISBN-13: 9780325008189

Pub. Date: 12/07/2005

Publisher: Heinemann

Fountas & Pinnell take you through every aspect of leveled books from how to select and use them for different instructional purposes to prototype descriptions for fiction and nonfiction books at each level.  See more details below

Overview

Fountas & Pinnell take you through every aspect of leveled books from how to select and use them for different instructional purposes to prototype descriptions for fiction and nonfiction books at each level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325008189
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
12/07/2005
Series:
F & P Professional Books and Multimedia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Why match books to readers?1
Ch. 2A gradient of text : what, why, and how?8
Ch. 3A comprehensive and effective literacy curriculum22
Ch. 4The text base for an effective language and literacy program31
Ch. 5Thinking about the readability of texts38
Ch. 6Text factors related to accessibility50
Ch. 7Putting text analysis into action57
Ch. 8Creating and using a high-quality leveled book collection73
Ch. 9Finding the right books for readers83
Ch. 10Using leveled books in guided reading96
Ch. 11Understanding levels of text : A to I103
Ch. 12Understanding levels of text : J to M129
Ch. 13Understanding levels of text : N to S144
Ch. 14Understanding levels of text : T to Z165
Ch. 15The classroom library for independent reading194
Ch. 16The classroom collection for guided reading204
Ch. 17Creating and using a school bookroom225
Ch. 18Book clubs, gifts, and cost-effective planning238
Ch. 19How to write grant proposals to acquire more books245

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