• Primary Literacy Centers: Making Reading and Writing STICK! (Maupin House)

    For K-3 teachers Seven easy-to-maintain centers help you work smarter, not harder, as you connect standards-based reading and writing instruction with student application of skills and strategies. Your literacy centers will become focused places of learning, keeping you free to teach small groups and minimize student interruption―and you control how to fit the centers into your day. Primary Literacy Centers: Supports the balanced literacy approach; Features 36 language arts mini-lessons with easy-to-use center connections; Correlates to NCTE/IRA National Language Arts Standards; Incorporates both fiction and nonfiction text; and Gives students time to practice and apply literacy-block skills and strategies that you teach and model &&/UL&&Here's everything you need to know to set up and manage centers in a balanced literacy framework for:Reading, Word Work, Read the Room, Listening, Research, Literature Response, Writing, and Poetry. Make literacy centers a vital part of your classroom!

    • Brand: Brand: Maupin House
    • ASIN: 0929895460

  • More Primary Literacy Centers: Making Reading and Writing Stick! (Maupin House)

    More Primary Literacy Centers provides all the information you need to easily implement literacy centers in your classroom or build upon an established, balanced literacy program that will generate more meaningful reading and writing experiences. For those just beginning to use literacy centers, this guide offers clear yet comprehensive instructions, ready-to-use lesson plans and center activities, reproducible charts, and time-saving tips for seamlessly building centers into your language arts curriculum. Susan and Mellissa show you how to set up literature-based centers for reading, literature response, writing, poetry, listening, and word work that are effective and easily maintained. If you are a literacy center veteran who needs to revive and transform your centers into focused places of learning where students of all levels apply, practice, and master standards-based skills and strategies, this follow-up companion to Primary Literacy Centers is the perfect refresher course, complete with all-new lessons and activities. More Primary Literacy Centers includes whole-class lesson plans, suggested center materials and templates, organizational strategies, and other classroom-tested ideas that will save you time and help both emergent and fluent readers experience success.

    • Brand: Brand: Maupin House Publishing
    • ASIN: 0929895762

  • The Literacy Center: Contexts for Reading and Writing

    The value of small-group instruction cannot be emphasized enough, but many teachers have found it difficult to manage, especially when class sizes remain large. Here is practical, theoretically-sound guidance for language arts teachers from pre-K through grade 5 who want help setting up literacy-rich classrooms that support guided reading or other small-group teaching.This new edition of The Literacy Center provides meaningful activities that extend small-group instruction in both comprehension and word study. Like the popular first edition, this updated handbook is teacher friendly. Clear suggestions for each center, together with charts, diagrams, black-line masters and photographs, help implement a "real" work place for young learners. Supported by Dr. Morrow's extensive research in motivation theory and exemplary instruction, here are sound ideas that engage students collaboratively and independently. You can spend time teaching small groups of students, attending to their individual needs, all the while knowing the rest of your class will be independently engaged in real learning.The book is divided into two distinct parts. The first section gives the research background and rationale for using literacy centers. It provides the tools for thoughtful design and use of centers ...

    • ASIN: 1571103503

  • Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work

    This book will help teachers solve the dilemma: What does the rest of my class do while I'm working with a small reading group? Debbie Diller offers practical suggestions for over a dozen literacy work stations that link to instruction and make preparation and management easy for teachers. Learn how to set up work stations, how to manage them, and how to keep them going throughout the year.Each chapter includes:how to introduce each station;materials to include at each station;what to model;how to solve problems;how to differentiate;how to assess and keep students accountable;reflection questions for professional development.Materials in both English and Spanish are provided in the extensive resource section. Throughout the book the author has included photos of literacy workstations from a variety of classrooms in which she has worked to illustrate the methods discussed in the text.

    • ASIN: 1571103538

  • Take It to Your Seat Literacy Centers, Grades 2-3

    Take It to Your Seat Literacy Centers, Grades 2-3 has everything you need for 14 centers. Center activities provide practice in reading and writing skills. Some of the skills practiced include: expanding sentences , long vowel sounds, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, alphabetical order, singular & plural nouns, descriptive words, and more.

    • Brand: EVAN-MOOR
    • ASIN: 1557999767
    • UPC: 023472027238

  • Take It to Your Seat Writing Centers, Grades 2-3

    Take It to Your Seat: Writing Centers, Grades 2-3 contains everything you need for 13 centers. Center activities provide practice in the writing process. These centers are ideal for small group and individual practice. Skills include editing sentences and writing: lists, stories, opinions, postcards, shape poems, friendly letters, complete sentences, and descriptive adjectives.

    • Brand: EVAN-MOOR
    • ASIN: 159673079X
    • UPC: 023472060037

  • Take It to Your Seat Literacy Centers, Grade 3-4

    Take It to Your Seat Literacy Centers, Grades 3-4 contains everything you need for 16 centers. Center activities provide practice in reading and writing skills. These centers are ideal for small group and individual practice. The skills practiced include the following: analogies, multiple-meaning words, prefixes, suffixes, main idea and supporting details, antonyms, synonyms, combining sentences, alphabetical order, writing descriptive paragraphs, similes, and parts of speechnouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

    • Brand: EVAN-MOOR
    • ASIN: 1557999309
    • UPC: 023472021243

  • Alphabet: 30 Instant Centers With Reproducible Templates and Activities That Help Kids Practice Important Literacy Skills—Independently! (Shoe Box Learning Centers)

    Enrich center time with easy make-and-store kits! These 30 skill-building games and activities help kids practice letter recognition and formation, letter sounds, and more. Each box can be assembled with readily available materials and includes reproducible labels, easy-to-read student directions, and reproducible game boards and worksheets. Connects to district, state, and national language arts standards. For use with Grades PreK-1.

    • ASIN: 0439537924

  • Shoe Box Learning Centers: Word Families: 30 Instant Centers With Reproducible Templates and Activities That Help Kids Practice Important Literacy Skills—Independently!

    Enrich center time with easy-to-make-and-store kits! These 30 skill-building games and activities help kids practice working with the key word families that will help them become successful readers. Each box can be assembled. with readily available materials and includes reproducible labels, easy-to-read student directions, and reproducible game boards, learning mats, and worksheets. Meets Common Core State Standards. For use with Grades K-2.

    • Brand: Scholastic
    • ASIN: 0545468701