Differentiated Literacy Centers

Differentiated Literacy

Differentiated instruction is the hallmark of good teaching. However, developing leveled materials and creating an organizational system to manage it all is an immense undertaking. In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher and staff developer Margo Southall shares management tools along with hundreds of leveled activities that she has fine-tuned over the years. The result is an invaluable collection of research-based activities that enable teachers to match independent practice with students' needs in reading comprehension, fluency, word study, and writing. Moreover, Southall provides a workable framework that makes setting up the centers and tracking student progress simple. Includes dozens of planning sheets and record-keeping forms in addition to reproducible student pages. Meets Reading First and NCLB guidelines.

  • ASIN: B00BLR81FC

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Grade 1: Engaging Centers Designed to Help Every Student Meet the Common Core

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Grade 1: Engaging Centers

This go-to resource contains a year’s worth of differentiated activities for literacy centers, correlated with the Common Core State Standards for reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and foundational skills. Engaging task cards with word cards, picture cards, and student activity sheets guide students to practice essential skills independently at their own level and pace. The teaching guide includes model mini-lessons to introduce center tasks and routines, assessment ideas, record-keeping forms for tracking and documenting student work and progress, and a streamlined management system—complete with a rotation plan and center and task icons. The accompanying CD contains dozens of reproducible student pages and teacher forms—everything teachers need to launch centers effectively and keep them running smoothly all year long! The sturdy storage box with folders organizes it all for years of use. For use with Grade 1.

  • Color: Grade 1
  • Brand: Scholastic
  • ASIN: 0545549973

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Grade 2: Engaging Centers Designed to Help Every Student Meet the Common Core

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Grade 2: Engaging Centers

This go-to resource contains a year’s worth of differentiated activities for literacy centers, correlated with the Common Core State Standards for reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and foundational skills. Engaging 1,000+ word and picture cards, and student activity sheets guide students to practice essential skills independently at their own level and pace. The 160 page teaching guide includes model mini-lessons to introduce center tasks and routines, assessment ideas, record-keeping forms for tracking and documenting student work and progress, and a streamlined management system—complete with a rotation plan and center and task icons. The accompanying CD with Student Response Sheets, Planning and Record-Keeping Forms, and Management Tools, contains everything teachers need to launch centers effectively and keep them running smoothly all year long! There are also 6 sorting mats and game boards (11 x 17), and 7 hanging folders. The sturdy storage box with folders organizes it all for years of use. For use with Grade 2.

  • Color: Grade 2
  • Brand: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strategies)
  • ASIN: 0545549981

Differentiated Literacy Centers: 85 + Leveled Activities-With Reproducible Planning Sheets and Student Pages-to Support Centers in Fluency, Reading Comprehension, and Word Study

Differentiated Literacy Centers: 85 + Leveled Activities-With Reproducible

Differentiated instruction is the hallmark of good teaching. However, developing leveled materials and creating an organizational system to manage it all is an immense undertaking. In this comprehensive resource, veteran teacher and staff developer Margo South all shares management tools along with hundreds of leveled activities that she has fine-tuned over the years. The result is an invaluable collection of research-based activities that enable teachers to match independent practice with students' needs in reading comprehension, fluency, word study, and writing. Moreover, South all provides a workable framework that makes setting up the centers and tracking student progress simple. Includes dozens of planning sheets and record-keeping forms in addition to reproducible student pages. Meets Reading First and NCLB guidelines.

  • Brand: Scholastic
  • ASIN: 0439899095

Growing Independent Learners: From Literacy Standards to Stations, K-3

Growing Independent Learners: From Literacy Standards to Stations,

Debbie Diller has revolutionized literacy instruction in countless classrooms over the years with her seminal books (Literacy Work Stations, Practice with Purpose, and Spaces & Places) on how to effectively use literacy work stations to engage students in critical literacy learning. In Growing Independent Learners, she provides a comprehensive guide—with more than 400 full-color photos—to help you plan instruction focused on literacy standards, organize your classroom for maximum benefit, and lead your students to independence through whole-group lessons, small-group focus, and partner learning at literacy stations. The first four chapters lay the foundation with planning, organizing, and instruction that are essential for success with literacy work stations. From creating a model classroom and developing planning tools to using anchor charts, Debbie gives you creative ideas for making the most of your classroom environment to support student independence. Later chapters focus on standards-based instruction built around key reading, writing, and foundational skills as well as speaking, listening, and language standards. Each of these chapters provides the following: ·         Detailed explanations of each focal standard’s importance and real-world application · ...

  • Brand: Stenhouse Pub
  • ASIN: 1571109129

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K-2 (Language and Literacy Series)

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for

This book introduces a variety of inclusive strategies for teaching language and literacy in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Readers are invited into classrooms where racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse children’s experiences, unique strengths, and expertise are supported and valued. Chapters focus on oral language, reading, and writing development and include diverse possibilities for culturally relevant and inclusive teaching. Featured teaching strategies foster academic success, cultural competence, and critical consciousness―leading students to read their worlds and question educational and societal inequities. Early childhood teachers will find this book invaluable as they consider effective ways to teach diverse children. The hands-on examples and strategies portrayed will help educators expand their thinking and repertoires regarding what is possible―and needed―in the language and literacy education curriculum. Unique in its focus on equitable, fully inclusive, and culturally relevant language and literacy teaching, this important book will help K–2 teachers (re)think and (re)conceptualize their own practices.Book Features: Showcases culturally relevant and inclusive ways of teaching reading and writing in the early childhood classroom. Uses vivid cl...

  • Brand: Teachers College Press
  • ASIN: 0807757578

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Kindergarten: Engaging Centers Designed to Help Every Student Meet the Common Core

Ready-to-Go Differentiated Literacy Centers: Kindergarten: Engaging Centers Designed

This go-to resource contains a year’s worth of differentiated activities for literacy centers, correlated with the Common Core State Standards for reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and foundational skills. Engaging task cards with word cards, picture cards, and student activity sheets guide students to practice essential skills independently at their own level and pace. The teaching guide includes model mini-lessons to introduce center tasks and routines, assessment ideas, record-keeping forms for tracking and documenting student work and progress, and a streamlined management system—complete with a rotation plan and center and task icons. The accompanying CD contains dozens of reproducible student pages and teacher forms—everything teachers need to launch centers effectively and keep them running smoothly all year long! The sturdy storage box with folders organizes it all for years of use. For use with Grade K.

  • ASIN: 0545549965

Literacy Centers Level 2

Literacy Centers Level

With a focus on early literacy skills, this resource supports second grade teachers in their use of centers in the classroom. Included in this book are 10 easy-to-use, research- and standards-based literacy centers that each align with essential second grade skills and that focus on the five areas of reading: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. You'll find fun, engaging designs and all of the necessary materials needed to implement each center. Each center contains three differentiated activities to meet the needs of all learners, recommended children's literature for additional text support, and a family letter to build a school-home connection. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness standards.About Shell Education Rachelle Cracchiolo started the company with a friend and fellow teacher. Both were eager to share their ideas and passion for education with other classroom leaders. What began as a hobby, selling lesson plans to local stores, became a part-time job after a full day of teaching, and eventually blossomed into Teacher Created Materials. The story continued in 2004 with the launch of Shell Education and the introduction of professional resources and classroom application books designed to support Teacher Created Mate...

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Shell Education
  • ASIN: 1425810802

Reading and Writing in Preschool: Teaching the Essentials (Best Practices in Action)

Reading and Writing in Preschool: Teaching the Essentials

This book describes effective, engaging ways to build young children's print concepts and alphabetic knowledge, which are crucial for both reading and writing development. Presenting shared reading, shared writing, and targeted instructional activities, each chapter features helpful classroom vignettes, a section debunking myths about preschool literacy, and Ideas for Discussion, Reflection, and Action. Strategies are provided for creating print-rich classroom and home environments and differentiating instruction for diverse students, including English language learners. The book also discusses how to assess preschoolers' reading and writing progress. Reproducible checklists and parent handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

  • Brand: Guilford Pubn
  • ASIN: 1462523471

Breaking Through the Language Arts Block: Organizing and Managing the Exemplary Literacy Day (Best Practices in Action)

Breaking Through the Language Arts Block: Organizing and

This innovative book helps K–6 teachers infuse the entire school day with research-based literacy best practices. Classroom-tested strategies are presented for planning and implementing each component of the "exemplary literacy day"--vocabulary and word study sessions, literacy work stations, differentiated guided reading groups, reading and writing workshops, and interdisciplinary projects. Teachers get tips for organizing a print-rich classroom, supporting students' social–emotional well-being, and using assessment to guide instruction. User-friendly features include vivid vignettes, classroom management tips, questions for discussion and reflection, and 15 reproducible forms, checklists, and lesson templates. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Note: this book is a contemporary follow-up to Morrow's influential earlier title Organizing and Managing the Language Arts Block.

  • ASIN: B07B1Q9XCD
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