With hit books that support strategic examining conferring, small groups, and assessment, Jen Serravallo gets emails just about every day asking, “Isn’t there a manuscript of the strategies themselves?” Now there is.
“Strategies result in the often invisible work of reading actionable and visible,” Jen writes. In The Reading Strategies Book, she collects 300 approaches to share with readers for thirteen goals-everything from fluency to literary analysis. Each method cross-linked to skills, genres, and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to provide just-right teaching, just over time. With Jen’s help you’ll:
develop goals for any reader
give students step-by-step tips for skilled reading
guide readers with prompts aligned to your strategies
adjust instruction to fulfill individual needs with Jen’s Teaching Tips
craft demonstrations and explanations back with her Lesson Language
learn more with Hat Tips on the work of influential teacher-authors.
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Whether you have readers workshop, Daily 5/CAFE, guided reading, balanced reading, a core reading program, whole-class novels, or another approach, The Reading Strategies Book will complement and extend your teaching. Rely on it to plan and implement goal-directed, differentiated instruction for folks, small groups, and whole classes.
“We offer methods to readers to put the job in doable terms this sort of still practicing,” writes Jen Serravallo. “The goal isn’t that they can carry out the steps with the strategy but how they become more comfortable and competent with an all new skill.” With The Reading Strategies Book, you have ways to help readers make progress each day.
Visit heinemann.com/readingstrategiesbook/ where you can find blog posts, videos from Jen Serravallo, community features, and much more information on The Reading Strategies Book.