Preventing Misguided Reading: New Strategies for Guided Reading Teachers

Preventing Misguided Reading: New Strategies for Guided Reading Teachers

by Jan Miller Burkins, Melody M. Croft
     
 

Prevent guided reading from going astray in your classroom! Through the 50 years of collective experience of authors Jan Burkins and Melody Croft, you’ll resolve confusion about guided reading and improve your instruction.
The book’s six chapters clarify misunderstandings about guided reading instruction in the following areas:
• The… See more details below

Overview

Prevent guided reading from going astray in your classroom! Through the 50 years of collective experience of authors Jan Burkins and Melody Croft, you’ll resolve confusion about guided reading and improve your instruction.
The book’s six chapters clarify misunderstandings about guided reading instruction in the following areas:
• The teacher’s role and the gradual release of responsibility
• Instructional reading level
• Text gradients
• Balanced instruction
• Integrated processing
• Assessment
With 27 strategies, you’re sure to find the help you need to work through your own tricky parts as you guide groups of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015197082
Publisher:
International Reading Association
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
817,335
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Jan Miller Burkins is a full-time consultant coaching teachers, coaches, and districts toward improving the literacy learning of children. She is the editor of Literacy Head (www.literacyhead.com), a virtual magazine for creative teachers and coaches. Jan resides in Athens, Georgia, USA, and can be reached via her website, www.janmillerburkins.com.

Melody M. Croft retired from teaching after 30 years of service. During her career, she worked as a Reading Recovery teacher and taught first, fourth, and fifth grades. Melody resides in Athens, Georgia, USA.

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