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Read, Discuss, and Learn: Using Literacy Groups to Student Advantage

Read, Discuss, and Learn: Using Literacy Groups to Student Advantage

by Lisa A. Fisher
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ISBN-13: 9781607094296
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 08/16/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Lisa A. Fisher is an adjunct instructor for Pasco-Hernando Community College, where she teaches remedial reading courses for college-bound adults. She has been a reading teacher and then a reading coach at a middle school in Pasco County. She currently serves as a literacy coach at a high school.

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of Tables ix

Foreword Cynthia Tehan xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Prologue xix

1 Introduction: Students' Voices Create Model Literacy Groups 1

2 Understanding Literacy Groups 13

3 Designing Literacy Groups 21

4 Student and Teacher Accountability 33

5 Differentiated Assessment 65

6 Getting the Last Word In 77


Appendix A Book List and Reading Schedule 93

Appendix B Question-Answer Relationship Cycle 99

Appendix C Visualizing Handout 101

Appendix D Character-Analysis Web 103

Appendix E Reading Schedule 105

Appendix F After-Reading-Project Rubrics 107

Appendix G Text-Review Form 117

Appendix H Student Survey 119

Appendix I Chapter 6 Additional Project Rubrics 121

Professional References 125

Literature References 129

About the Author 131

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