ISBN-10:
1591581206
ISBN-13:
9781591581208
Pub. Date:
11/30/2004
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Teaching Reading Strategies in the School Library

Teaching Reading Strategies in the School Library

by Christine Walker, Sarah ShawChristine Walker

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Overview

Walker and Shaw link the teaching of ten commonly taught reading strategies such as sequencing, compare and contrast, and prediction to picture book titles. Each chapter of the book provides a strategy, a graphic organizer to teach it with, and an in-depth modeled discussion of how to use the strategy with two or three books. Additionally, each chapter furnishes an annotated bibliography of other books that would lend themselves easily to the teaching of this strategy. Grades K-3.

The book is written particularly for the use of teacher librarians who are being asked to support actual reading instruction as part of the instructional program in their library media center (as opposed to the usual program of literary appreciation, reading motivation etc), but are not given long periods of time to work with students. These lessons are quick and self-contained. Each lesson comes with reproducible templates to make laminated graphic organizers that can be used again and again with various books to teach each of the ten strategies. Elementary teachers would also find this book useful.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591581208
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

CHRISTINE WALKER is an elementary school library media specialist for the Olathe, Kansas, public schools.

SARAH SHAW is an elementary school library media specialist for the Olathe, Kansas, public schools.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Strategies

Prediction Word Bank

Character Chart

KWL

Sequence

Circular Sequence

Goal Structure Map

Story Element Chart

T-Table

Venn Diagram

Q.A.R.

Appendix

References

Index

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