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Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Literacy Strategies That Engage the Brain / Edition 2
     

Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Literacy Strategies That Engage the Brain / Edition 2

by Marcia L. Tate
 

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ISBN-10: 1452280304

ISBN-13: 9781452280301

Pub. Date: 11/05/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

According to experts in the field, reading and language arts skills are best acquired when students are actively engaged in their own learning. Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites focuses on brain-based literacy strategies for Grades K-12, structured around the International Reading Association and National Council of Teachers of English

Overview

According to experts in the field, reading and language arts skills are best acquired when students are actively engaged in their own learning. Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites focuses on brain-based literacy strategies for Grades K-12, structured around the International Reading Association and National Council of Teachers of English standards. It contains more than 300 activities from hundreds of teachers, as well as the author's own classroom models.

This practical resource is dedicated to literacy strategies that apply to the way students learn to read and read to learn. These hands-on techniques will help you teach reading in relevant, motivating, and engaging ways. The activities cover essential areas of literacy instruction, including: Phonemic awareness, Phonics and vocabulary instruction, Text comprehension, Reading authentically, widely, and strategically, Writing strategically, Creating, critiquing, and discussing texts, Conducting research, Using technological resources, Respecting diversity in language, Participating in literary communities, Using language to accomplish purposes.

Unless students are involved and actively engaged in learning, true learning rarely occurs. Invite your students to use their higher-level thinking skills, increase their comprehension, and make the learning their own!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452280301
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
348,984
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Acknowledgmentsxxi
About the Authorxxiii
Part IReading Strategies1
1Phonemic Awareness3
Relevant Research4
Strategic Activities6
Reflection and Application13
2Phonics Instruction15
Relevant Research16
Strategic Activities18
Reflection and Application27
3Fluency29
Relevant Research30
Strategic Activities32
Reflection and Application37
4Vocabulary Instruction39
Relevant Research40
Strategic Activities42
Reflection and Application56
5Text Comprehension Instruction57
Relevant Research58
Strategic Activities61
Reflection and Application75
Part IILanguage Arts Strategies77
6Reading Authentically79
Relevant Research80
Strategic Activities81
Reflection and Application84
7Reading Widely85
Relevant Research85
Strategic Activities86
Reflection and Application90
8Reading Strategically91
Relevant Research92
Strategic Activities93
Reflection and Application98
9Adjusting Language99
Relevant Research99
Strategic Activities100
Reflection and Application103
10Writing Strategically105
Relevant Research106
Strategic Activities107
Reflection and Application110
11Applying Knowledge of Language Structure111
Relevant Research112
Strategic Activities113
Reflection and Application116
12Conducting Research117
Relevant Research117
Strategic Activities119
Reflection and Application122
13Using Technological and Informational Resources123
Relevant Research124
Strategic Activities125
Reflection and Application127
14Respecting Diversity in Language129
Relevant Research130
Strategic Activities131
Reflection and Application133
15Developing Competency in English135
Relevant Research136
Strategic Activities137
Reflection and Application139
16Participating in Literacy Communities141
Relevant Research142
Strategic Activities143
Reflection and Application146
17Using Language to Accomplish Purpose147
Relevant Research148
Strategic Activities148
Reflection and Application151
Resource: Brain-Compatible Lesson Planning153
Bibliography159
Index166

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