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More than guided reading [electronic resource] : finding the right instructional mix, K-3 / Cathy Mere ; foreword by Max Brand.

By: Mere, Cathy, 1966-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 148 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1571104771 (electronic bk.); 9781571104779 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Guided reading | Children -- Books and reading | EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Reading & Phonics | EDUCATION -- Language Experience ApproachGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: More than guided reading.DDC classification: 372.41/62 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 What Balance?; CHAPTER 2 The Focus Lesson: Creating Common Conversations; CHAPTER 3 Independence Through Conferences; CHAPTER 4 Book Selection: Less Leveling, More Focused Choice; CHAPTER 5 Growing Our Libraries; CHAPTER 6 Weaving Reading and Writing Workshops Together; CHAPTER 7 Using Assessment to Guide Our Teaching; CHAPTER 8 Finding Balance; References;
Summary: Guided reading provides opportunities to teach students the strategies they need to learn how to read increasingly challenging texts, but Cathy Mere, a kindergarten teacher and literacy coach, found that she needed to find other ways to help students gain independence. In More Than Guided Reading, Cathy shares her journey as she moved from focusing on guided reading as the center of her reading program to placing children at the heart of literacy learning. By changing the structure of the day, she was able to allow time for whole-class focus lessons, conferences, and opportunities to share id.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-148).

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Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 What Balance?; CHAPTER 2 The Focus Lesson: Creating Common Conversations; CHAPTER 3 Independence Through Conferences; CHAPTER 4 Book Selection: Less Leveling, More Focused Choice; CHAPTER 5 Growing Our Libraries; CHAPTER 6 Weaving Reading and Writing Workshops Together; CHAPTER 7 Using Assessment to Guide Our Teaching; CHAPTER 8 Finding Balance; References;

Guided reading provides opportunities to teach students the strategies they need to learn how to read increasingly challenging texts, but Cathy Mere, a kindergarten teacher and literacy coach, found that she needed to find other ways to help students gain independence. In More Than Guided Reading, Cathy shares her journey as she moved from focusing on guided reading as the center of her reading program to placing children at the heart of literacy learning. By changing the structure of the day, she was able to allow time for whole-class focus lessons, conferences, and opportunities to share id.

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