Texts and Lessons for Content area Reading

With this book, the authors support content-area and language arts teachers alike by pairing more than 75 short, kid-tested reproducible nonfiction texts with 33 simple, ready-to-go lessons that deepen comprehension and support effective ...

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 0325030871

Category: Education

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With this book, the authors support content-area and language arts teachers alike by pairing more than 75 short, kid-tested reproducible nonfiction texts with 33 simple, ready-to-go lessons that deepen comprehension and support effective collaboration.--[book cover]

Texts and Lessons for Content Area Writing

A new web support feature in this edition includes downloadable copies of all the texts, articles, forms, prompts, and images that accompany lessons.

Author: Harvey "Smokey" Daniels

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Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature

" Use the 37 innovative, step-by-step, common-core-correlated lessons with the reproducible texts provided, with selections from your literature textbook, or with your own best-loved texts to teach close reading skills and deep ...

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 032504435X

Category: Education

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"The experiences provided in these 37 lessons parallel the readings and tasks recommended by the Common Core State Standards. The main difference is that our lessons put student curiosity and engagement first." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke In this highly anticipated follow-up to Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke share their powerful strategies for engaging students in challenging, meaningful reading of fiction and poetry using some of their favorite short, fresh texts-or, as they put it, "full-strength adult literature that gives us English majors a run for our interpretive money- but is still intriguing enough to keep teen readers digging and thinking." Use the 37 innovative, step-by-step, common-core-correlated lessons with the reproducible texts provided, with selections from your literature textbook, or with your own best-loved texts to teach close reading skills and deep comprehension strategies. Give students opportunities to read and synthesize across texts with the 8 thematic text set lessons provided, or use the model unit outlines for using the lessons with The Giver, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Great Gatsby as springboards for planning your own novel studies. Better Together! Used together, Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature and Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading give you all the lesson ideas you need for all text types. Save 15% when you buy them together in a Texts and Lessons Bundle.

Content area Writing

Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing.

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123242054

Category: Education

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Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing. Offers strategies for planning, organizing, and teaching, as well as numerous examples of student work and guidelines for evaluation and assessment.

Subjects Matter

"Smokey and Steve, two of America's most popular educators, share exactly what you need to help students read your nonfiction content closely and strategically: 27 proven teaching strategies that help meet--and exceed--the standards; how-to ...

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 032505083X

Category: Education

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Save 15% when you buy 15 copies with the Subjects Matter, Second Editionbook study bundle. "To help every kid fall in love with at least one field of knowledge, our students must encounter our fields' most galvanizing, tantalizing, and pivotal documents. This book is about making those encounters as compelling as we can make them." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Steven Zemelman We are specialists to the bone-in science, math, social studies, art, music, business, and foreign language. But now, the Common Core and state standards require us to help our students better understand the distinctive texts in our subject areas. "Nobody's making us into reading teachers," write Smokey Daniels and Steve Zemelman, "but we must become teachers of disciplinary thinking through our students' reading." If this shift sounds like a tough one, Subjects Matter, Second Edition is your solution. Smokey and Steve, two of America's most popular educators, share exactly what you need to help students read your nonfiction content closely and strategically: 27 proven teaching strategies that help meet-and exceed-the standards how-to suggestions for engaging kids with content through wide, real-world reading a lively look at using "boring" textbooks motivating instruction that's powered by student collaboration specifics for helping struggling readers succeed. Subjects Matter, Second Edition enables deep, thoughtful learning for your students, while keeping the irreverent, inspiring heart that's made the first edition indispensable. You'll discover fresh and re-energized lessons, completely updated research, and vibrant vignettes from new colleagues and old friends who have as much passion for their subjects as you do. "We'll be using methods particular to our fields as well as engaging reading materials that help students understand and remember our content better," write Smokey and Steve. "We can realize that vision of the light going on in kids' heads and maybe fill them with enthusiasm about the amazing subject matter that we have to offer. Sound good? Let's get to work." Read a sample chapter from Subjects Matter, Second Edition.

Mini lessons for Literature Circles

Mini-lessons are the secret to book clubs that click.

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: UVA:X004803658

Category: Education

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Harvey Daniels' Literature Circles introduced tens of thousands of teachers to the power of student-led book discussions. Nancy Steineke's Reading and Writing Together showed how a teacher can nurture friendship and collaboration among young readers. Now, Daniels and Steineke team up to focus on one crucial element of the Literature Circle model; the short, teacher-directed lessons that begin, guide and follow-up every successful book club meeting. Mini-lessons are the secret to book clubs that click. Each of these forty-five short, focused, and practical lessons includes Nancy and Harvey's actual classroom language and is formatted to help busy teachers with point-by-point answers to the questions they most frequently ask. How can I: steer my students toward deeper comprehension? get kids interested in each others' ideas? make sure kids choose just-right books? help students schedule their reading and meeting time? deal with kids who don't do the reading? get kids to pay more attention to literary style and structure? help special education and ELL students to participate actively in book clubs? get kids to expand their repertoire of reading strategies? make sure groups are on-task when I'm not looking over their shoulder? introduce writing tools (including role sheets) that support student discussion?. help shy or dominating members get the right amount of "airtime?" give grades for book clubs without ruining the fun? use scientific research to justify the classroom time I spend on literature circles? Each mini-lesson spells out everything from the time and materials needed to word-by-word instructions for students. The authors even warn "what could go wrong," helping teachers to avoid predictable management problems. With abundant student examples, reproducible forms, photographs of kids in action, and recommended reading lists, Mini-lessons for Literature Circles helps you deepen student book discussions, create lifelong readers, and build a respectful classroom community.

Subjects Matter

Lively, practical, and irreverent, Subjects Matter points the way to activities and materials that energize content and engage students across all subject areas.

Author: Harvey Daniels

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ISBN: UOM:39015058789739

Category: Education

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Finally, a book about content-area reading that's just as useful to math, science, and history teachers as it is to English teachers! Lively, practical, and irreverent, Subjects Matter points the way to activities and materials that energize content and engage students across all subject areas. Harvey Daniels and Steven Zemelman, authors of a dozen influential books on literacy and cofounders of Best Practice High School, bring their trademark style-teacher friendly and kid wise-to the reality of today's middle and high schools. Their book features: 23 practical classroom activities that help students understand and remember what they read, in mathematics, science, social studies, English, and more a tough analysis of today's textbooks, along with specific ways to use them more effectively a new "balanced diet" of reading, including 150 real books of interest to teenage readers instructions for growing a rich classroom library in your subject area plans for setting up student book clubs and reading groups in any discipline group-building techniques that create a productive community of readers a do-it-yourself exploration of the ways smart readers think models for developing ambitious thematic units within your classroom or with colleagues special help and materials for students who struggle scientific proof that the book's recommended activities do improve reading and learning. Punctuated by stories from real math, science, social studies, and other classrooms, Subjects Matter shows how young people can read and succeed across the curriculum, and how their teachers can help.

Subjects Matter Second Edition Print EBook Bundle

This book is about making those encounters as compelling as we can make them." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Steven Zemelman We are specialists to the bone-in science, math, social studies, art, music, business, and foreign language.

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Save 15% when you buy 15 copies with the Subjects Matter, Second Edition book study bundle. "To help every kid fall in love with at least one field of knowledge, our students must encounter our fields' most galvanizing, tantalizing, and pivotal documents. This book is about making those encounters as compelling as we can make them." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Steven Zemelman We are specialists to the bone-in science, math, social studies, art, music, business, and foreign language. But now, the Common Core and state standards require us to help our students better understand the distinctive texts in our subject areas. "Nobody's making us into reading teachers," write Smokey Daniels and Steve Zemelman, "but we must become teachers of disciplinary thinking through our students' reading." If this shift sounds like a tough one, Subjects Matter, Second Edition is your solution. Smokey and Steve, two of America's most popular educators, share exactly what you need to help students read your nonfiction content closely and strategically: 27 proven teaching strategies that help meet-and exceed-the standards how-to suggestions for engaging kids with content through wide, real-world reading a lively look at using "boring" textbooks motivating instruction that's powered by student collaboration specifics for helping struggling readers succeed. Subjects Matter, Second Edition enables deep, thoughtful learning for your students, while keeping the irreverent, inspiring heart that's made the first edition indispensable. You'll discover fresh and re-energized lessons, completely updated research, and vibrant vignettes from new colleagues and old friends who have as much passion for their subjects as you do. "We'll be using methods particular to our fields as well as engaging reading materials that help students understand and remember our content better," write Smokey and Steve. "We can realize that vision of the light going on in kids' heads and maybe fill them with enthusiasm about the amazing subject matter that we have to offer. Sound good? Let's get to work." Read a sample chapter from Subjects Matter, Second Edition.
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Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content Area Literacy Expanding Preserving the Union Kit

This kit provides leveled informational texts featuring key historical themes and topics embedded within targeted literacy instruction. Teachers can assess comprehension of informational text using the included Culminating Activity.

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Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

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Differentiate content, process, and product and promote content-area literacy with this dynamic kit about expanding and preserving the early American union. This kit provides leveled informational texts featuring key historical themes and topics embedded within targeted literacy instruction. Teachers can assess comprehension of informational text using the included Culminating Activity. Additionally, teachers can use multimedia activities to engage students and extend learning. The 60 colorful Leveled Text Cards in this kit are written at four distinct reading levels, each card featuring subtle symbols that denote differentiated reading levels, making differentiation strategies easy to implement. Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content-Area Literacy: Expanding & Preserving the Union Complete Kit includes: Leveled Text Cards; digital resources; Lessons; a Culminating Activity; Tiered Graphic Organizers; Assessment Tools; and audio recordings (of thematic raps and leveled texts).
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Upstanders

Smokey and Sara share everything you need: a developmental look at middle school kids, lessons for collaboration, self-awareness, and compassion, a toolbox of strategies, structures, and handouts, commentary from Smokey that highlights key ...

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 0325053596

Category: Education

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For all things Upstanders-including chapter-by-chapter sneak previews, blog posts from Smokey and Sara, videos of Sara's classroom and of them talking about the book, and more-visit Heinemann.com/Upstanders. "Upstanders is about helping young people question the world, build knowledge, become skilled researchers, and communicate thoughtfully-in the service of humanity, not just themselves." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Sara Ahmed How can we meet today's elevated academic goals and engage middle school kids-but not simply replicate our competitive, winner-take-all society? How can our students achieve an even higher standard-demonstrating the capacity and the commitment to bend the world toward justice? In a word, inquiry. Welcome to the classroom of Sara Ahmed. With Smokey Daniels as your guide you'll see exactly how Sara uses inquiry to turn required curricular topics into questions so fascinating that young adolescents can't resist investigating them. Units so engaging that they provide all the complexity the standards could ever expect, while helping students grow from bystanders to Upstanders. Smokey and Sara describe precisely how to create, manage, and sustain a classroom built around choice, small-group collaboration, and critical thinking. You'll be inspired by what Sara's students accomplish, but you'll also come away from Upstanders with a can-do plan for teaching your own classes thanks to: a developmental look at what makes middle school kids special, challenging, and fun specific lessons that develop collaboration, self-awareness, and compassion a toolbox filled with teaching strategies, structures, tools, and handouts "Point-Outs" from Smokey that highlight key teaching moves "Game-Time Decisions" from Sara that reveal in-the-moment instructional choices narratives that document the incredible work that inquiry allows kids to do ambitious, engaging, and important units on commonly taught middle school themes. What kind of classroom do we want for our middle schoolers? How about one that develops the skills the standards demand and prepares kids to take action in the world right now? We can do it-if we help kids become Upstanders.

The Curious Classroom

What are some simple steps I can try with my kids? The Curious Classroom answers these questions. Its ladder of 10 inquiry structures gradually leads from briefly modeling your own curiosity to a unit driven by kids' questions.

Author: Harvey Daniels

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 0325089906

Category: Education

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"In curious classrooms, student-driven inquiry deeply engages kids in curriculum by connecting it to explorations of their amazing questions. Smokey Daniels supports this kind of well-planned and organized teaching nationwide, and he gets these two questions most often: Where do I find the time? What are some simple steps I can try with my kids? The Curious Classroom answers these questions. Its ladder of 10 inquiry structures gradually leads from briefly modeling your own curiosity to a unit driven by kids' questions." --Back cover.

Reading Writing Together

Nancy Steineke's experience in her high-school classrooms proves that a truly collaborative environment is at the heart of all she accomplishes with literacy. Her book tells why and how.

Author: Nancy Steineke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: UOM:39015056227625

Category: Education

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Meaningful literacy experiences and exchanges in the classroom depend on a core set of values. That set of values depends on an environment of trust. Literature circles work only if students will talk. And students will talk only if they're willing to take a risk. Which brings us full circle: success in literacy takes participation born of trust, a positive group dynamic built on sharing tasks, maintaining good working relationships, and examining group functioning. Nancy Steineke's experience in her high-school classrooms proves that a truly collaborative environment is at the heart of all she accomplishes with literacy. Her book tells why and how. Nancy moves students through a series of lessons that refine their skills while deepening their interests in reading, writing, and listening to the opinions of others - essential academic skills at the core of any collaborative literacy task. She offers a multitude of practical strategies that include: practices that encourage students to take responsibility for their work and behavior teaching collaborative skills, then reinforcing their use careful listening, questioning, and meaningful conversation about text Literature Circle management and troubleshooting timesaving and effective assessments for SSR, writing, Literature Circles, projects, and performances high-interest writing projects and peer revision developing portfolios that celebrate accomplishment. Replete with artwork, reproducibles, and humor, Nancy's book makes it possible for you to engage in collaborative literacy in your classroom.

Easy Strategies and Lessons that Build Content Area Reading Skills

Read the text silently while students read along silently. 2. Tell the class what you
remember reading. Record each statement on the board or an overhead
transparency. Encourage students to add any information you may have omitted.
Then ...

Author: Joyce Graham Baltas

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0439040922

Category: Education

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In each chapter, there is an introduction to a strategy, guidelines for using the strategy in the classroom, and activities to do before, during, or after reading. There is also a complete model lesson that includes a reproducible reading selection, reproducible student page, and follow-up activities. -- P. 5.

Best Practice

Best Practice, Fourth Edition, is the ultimate guide to teaching excellence. Its framework of seven Best Practice Structures and cutting-edge implementation strategies are proven across the grades and subject areas.

Author: Steven Zemelman

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 032504354X

Category: Education

Page: 286

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"The single most powerful variable in student achievement is the quality of teaching. But what does quality mean? What does it look like in real classrooms? It looks like the teaching in this book." -Steven Zemelman, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, and Arthur Hyde Best Practice is back, and with it Steve Zemelman, Smokey Daniels, and Arthur Hyde invite you to greet today's most important educational challenges with proven, state-of-the-art teaching. Linguistic diversity, technology, Common Core, high-stakes testing-no matter the hurdle, Best Practice teaching supports powerful learning across our profession. Best Practice, Fourth Edition, is the ultimate guide to teaching excellence. Its framework of seven Best Practice Structures and cutting-edge implementation strategies are proven across the grades and subject areas. BP4 creates common ground for teachers, leaders, and principals by recommending practices drawn from the latest scientific research, professional consensus, and the innovative classrooms of exemplary teachers. BP4 puts top-quality teaching at the fingertips of individual practitioners by sharing real-life instructional scenes that define classroom excellence, increase learning, and improve students' life opportunities. It's also more valuable than ever to PLCs and school reform initiatives thanks to: plans and strategies for exceeding state and Common Core Standards cohesive principles and common language that strengthen professional collaboration classroom vignettes that show teachers and kids at work chapters on reading, writing, math, science, and social studies that support unified instructional goals special attention to technology in the classroom, special education, ELLs, struggling readers, and the arts. This new educational era demands highly-effective, high-quality instruction that makes a difference for students. Fortunately with Zemelman, Daniels, and Hyde's help every educator can be a world-class, life-changing teacher-a Best Practice teacher. PLCs and book-study groups! Save $66.37 when you purchase 15 copies with the Best Practice Book Study Bundle.

Content Area Reading

The Teacher’s Essential Guide to Content Area Reading leads the reader through Burke’s teaching strategies, which draw from a combination of research and Jim’s own experience as a public school teacher.

Author: Jim Burke

Publisher: SCH

ISBN: 0439934494

Category: Education

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The Teacher’s Essential Guide to Content Area Reading leads the reader through Burke’s teaching strategies, which draw from a combination of research and Jim’s own experience as a public school teacher. He includes invaluable techniques to improve student reading as well as guidelines for explicit comprehension instruction--which strategies to use, when to use them, and how to use them with a variety of texts. He also features guidelines and a template for designing effective reading lessons across content areas. For use with Grades 6–12.

Content area Reading Strategies For Language Arts

Contains easy-to-use reproducibles designed to help increase comprehension and retention of informational texts related to the language arts.

Author: Walch Publishing

Publisher: Walch Publishing

ISBN: 0825143330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Contains easy-to-use reproducibles designed to help increase comprehension and retention of informational texts related to the language arts.

A Community of Writers

Zemelman and Daniels offer detailed guidance for all aspects of teaching and using writing.

Author: Steven Zemelman

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032418324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Zemelman and Daniels offer detailed guidance for all aspects of teaching and using writing.

Classroom Management

"Classroom management strategies from a veteran teacher with lessons"--

Author: Nancy Steineke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 0325109532

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"Classroom management strategies from a veteran teacher with lessons"--

Content Area Reading and Learning

Newer methods texts in content area reading devote increasing space to writing
as a bridge to understanding and reflecting on texts. In summary, creative
teachers will make dull, unfriendly texts readable through lessons that integrate
the ...

Author: Diane Lapp

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781135605599

Category: Education

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How can teachers make content-area learning more accessible to their students? This text addresses instructional issues and provides a wealth of classroom strategies to help all middle and secondary teachers effectively enable their students to develop both content concepts and strategies for continued learning. The goal is to help teachers model, through excellent instruction, the importance of lifelong content-area learning. This working textbook provides students maximum interaction with the information, strategies, and examples presented in each chapter. Content Area Reading and Learning: Instructional Strategies, Third Edition is organized around five themes: Content Area Reading: An Overview The Teacher and the Text The Students The Instructional Program School Culture and Environment in Middle and High School Classrooms Pedagogical features: Each chapter includes a graphic organizer, a chapter overview, a Think Before Reading Activity, one or more Think While Reading Activities, and a Think After Reading Activity. The activities present questions and scenarios designed to integrate students’ previous knowledge and experience with their new learnings about issues related to content area reading, literacy, and learning, and to serve as catalysts for thinking and discussions. New in the Third Edition The latest information on literacy strategies in every content area Research-based strategies for teaching students to read informational texts Up-to-date information for differentiating instruction for English-speaking and non-English speaking students An examination of youth culture and the role it plays in student learning A look at authentic learning in contexts related to the world of work Ways of using technology and media literacy to support content learning Suggestions for using writing in every content area to enhance student learning Ideas for using multiple texts for learning content A focus on the assessment-instruction connection Strategies for engaging and motivating students Content Area Reading and Learning: Instructional Strategies, Third Edition, is intended as a primary text for courses on middle and high school content area literacy and learning.