Creating Strategic Readers: Techniques for Developing Competency in Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
2 Rev ed
International Reading Association
1 Jan 2010
Author Valerie Ellery has updated her bestselling book, "Creating Strategic Readers", to help you meet the challenges of educating your 21st-century learners. Here she describes a comprehensive literacy classroom, detailing appropriate curriculum, assessment, and instruction. She then focuses on the five essential reading components - phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The book includes numerous exciting and engaging techniques geared to students' reading levels and incorporating students' multiple intelligences. This updated, revised, and expanded second edition features: over 140 classroom-tested techniques; 35 new techniques; an expanded focus on educating the whole child; a motivation/engagement section for many techniques; and, an accompanying CD with a wide assortment of reproducibles and assessment forms.