Author: Lola M. Schaefer
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403450494
Size: 38.29 MB
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Squirrels. A brief introduction to squirrels, including what they look like, where they live, what they eat, and something interesting about them.

Reading To Learn For Els

Author: Ana M. Taboada Barber
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325062518
Size: 23.26 MB
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Reading To Learn For Els. Gaining knowledge from informational texts is an essential academic skill. Yet for too many English Learners, this skill is not developed sufficiently and as they move from elementary into middle school, the reading gap becomes a knowledge gap. This doesn't have to happen, researcher Ana Taboada Barber explains, if we support EL's reading of informational texts by pairing motivation practices with explicit reading comprehension instruction. Taboada Barber shows us that "When we make motivation part of reading instruction, we show ELs that education is about identity and agency; we acknowledge who they are right now and invite them to grow through and by reading. The comprehension strategies and motivational practices discussed in this book help us identify tools to use with informational texts that foster curiosity rather than frustration." In Reading to Learn for ELs, Taboada Barber provides models of her instructional framework for reading informational texts so that reading teachers, content-area teachers, and ESL teachers alike can take on the work of teaching English Learners how to succeed and gain knowledge through reading informational texts.

Making Facts Matter

Author: Margaret Mallett
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446231760
Size: 42.94 MB
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Making Facts Matter. There is little doubt that this is a book to which I shall return many times. It genuinely does enrich its readers' understanding' -"Times Educational Supplement " 'Warmly recommended for teachers and essential for the primary school library or staffroom' - "School Librarian "'This is an illuminated and wise book, providing a convincing picture of the nature of primary school children and their work' - "International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship " This book provides a sound theoretical base, as well as practical examples, on the use and enjoyment of non-fiction books in the classroom. Drawing on research studies from psychology and linguistics, the author brings together what is known about how children learn to read. She relates this specifically to how young readers become able to meet the demands of different kinds of non-fiction texts. She then shows how teachers can support children in becoming readers of non-fiction.

The Sad Squirrel

Author: Jenna Laffin
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1632905507
Size: 33.58 MB
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The Sad Squirrel. Squirrel is sad that summer in ending and all the flowers are going away. But with Crow's help, he learns to enjoy the changing seasons and to understand his feelings of sadness. Learn about emotions as you read and sing-along. This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access.


Author: Jennifer Blizin Gillis
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403450548
Size: 62.36 MB
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Hamsters. This book describes hamsters as pets and explains how to take care of a hamster.

Animal Needs

Author: Sue Barraclough
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781432914035
Size: 42.40 MB
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Animal Needs. Animal Needs is a Heinemann title.

What Can Dig

Author: Patricia Whitehouse
Publisher: Heinemann Read & Learn
ISBN: 9781403443762
Size: 78.61 MB
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What Can Dig . From flying squirrels to jumping grasshoppers, this series features animals in action. Readers will meet each animal, learn the dynamics behind its action, and find out how and if machines and people can perform the same action.


Author: Patricia Whitehouse
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403443199
Size: 48.79 MB
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Chipmunks. Do chipmunks live here? What are chipmunks? What do chipmunks look like? Where do chipmunks live? What do chipmunk homes look like? How do chipmunks find their way underground? How do chipmunks make their homes? What is special about chipmunk homes? When do chipmunks come out from underground? Chipmunk home map.


Author: Patricia Whitehouse
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403443175
Size: 74.78 MB
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Moles. Do moles live here? What are moles? What do moles look like? Where do moles live? What do mole homes look like? How do moles find their way underground? How do moles make their homes? What is special about mole homes? When do moles come out from underground? Mole home map.

Who S Doing The Work

Author: Jan Miller Burkins
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1625310757
Size: 47.90 MB
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Who S Doing The Work . In their follow-up to Reading Wellness, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris explore how some traditional scaffolding practices may actually rob students of important learning opportunities and independence. Who's Doing the Work? suggests ways to make small but powerful adjustments to instruction that hold students accountable for their own learning. Educators everywhere are concerned about students whose reading development inexplicably plateaus, as well as those who face challenging texts without applying the strategies they've been taught. When such problems arise, our instinct is to do more. But when we summarize text before reading or guide students when they encounter difficult words, are we leading them to depend on our support? If we want students to use strategies independently, Jan and Kim believe that we must question the ways our scaffolding is getting in the way. Next generation reading instruction is responsive to students' needs, and it develops readers who can integrate reading strategies without prompting from instructors. In Who's Doing The Work?, Jan and Kim examine how instructional mainstays such as read-aloud, shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading look in classrooms where students do more of the work. Classroom snapshots at the end of each chapter help translate the ideas in the book into practice. Who's Doing the Work? offers a vision for adjusting reading instruction to better align with the goal of creating independent, proficient, and joyful readers.