ISBN-10:
1571109552
ISBN-13:
9781571109552
Pub. Date:
12/05/2012
Publisher:
Stenhouse Publishers
Reading with Meaning, 2nd edition: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades / Edition 2

Reading with Meaning, 2nd edition: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades / Edition 2

by Debbie Miller
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Overview

In the second edition of Reading with Meaning, Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence.

It has been ten years since the first edition, in which Debbie chronicled a year in her own classroom. Reading with Meaning, Second Edition supports that work and expands her vision of strategy instruction and intentional teaching and learning. Debbie believes that every child deserves at least a full year of growth during each classroom year and offers planning documents with matching assessments to ensure that no child falls through the cracks. The second edition also provides new book recommendations that will engage and delight students, and current picture books for reading aloud and strategy instruction.

This new edition reflects Debbie's professional experiences and judgment, her work in classrooms and collaboration with colleagues, and the current research in the field, showcasing her newest, best thinking.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571109552
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
Publication date: 12/05/2012
Edition description: second edition
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 141,304
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Debbie Miller taught and learned from children in The Denver Public Schools for thirty years. Author of Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades, 2nd edition (Stenhouse, 2012) and Teaching with Intention: Defining Beliefs, Aligning Practice, Taking Action K-5 (Stenhouse, 2008), Debbie now presents workshops across the country and internationally, and works extensively with schools and districts on long-range planning and development of literacy programs.

She worked for many years with the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), a nonprofit group committed to providing ongoing support and leadership for schools in the Denver area and nationally. Debbie has also been an adjunct professor at The University of Denver and Regis University.

Table of Contents

Prologue: It Doesn't Get Better Than This

1. Guiding Principles

2. In September

3. Readers' Workshop: Real Reading from the Start

4. Settling In

5. Schema

6. Creating Mental Images

7. Digging Deeper

8. Inferring

9. Asking Questions

10. Determining Importance in Nonfiction

11. Synthesizing Information

Epilogue: In June

References

Index

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