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  1. Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom
    Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom
    Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom
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  2. Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom

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Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies children need and guides them toward independence, intention, and joy as readers.

In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins helps teachers plan for independent reading workshops in their own classrooms. She describes the structure of the independent reading workshop and other components of a balanced literacy program that work together to ensure young students grow into strong, well-rounded readers. Kathy outlines a sequence of possible units of study for a yearlong curriculum. Chapters are devoted to the individual units of study and include a sample curriculum as well as examples of mini-lessons and reading conferences. There are also four “Getting Ready” sections that suggest some behind-the-scenes work teachers can do to prepare for the units. Topics explored in these units include:

  • print and comprehension strategies;
  • reading in genres such as poetry and nonfiction;
  • connecting in-school reading and out-of-school reading;
  • developing the strategies and habits of lifelong readers.

A series of planning sheets and management tips are presented throughout to help ensure smooth implementation.

We want our students to learn to read, and we want them to love to read. To do this we need to lay a foundation on which children build rich and purposeful reading lives that extend beyond the school day. The ideas found in Growing Readers create the kind of primary classrooms where that happens.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Kathy Collins
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Stenhouse Publishers
EAN
9781571103734
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1571103732
Label
Stenhouse Publishers
Manufacturer
Stenhouse Publishers
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
296
PublicationDate
2004-01-01
Publisher
Stenhouse Publishers
Studio
Stenhouse Publishers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

After attending a west coast workshop on Readers Workshop, and feeling overwhelmed, this book put the ideas I learned into a manageable, usable perspective. I don't usually read "text books" in the summer, but this book was not only practical, it was a good read. Kathy Collins shares her strengths and areas of growth as a teacher--this was much appreciated.
Growing Readers is a must read for every first grade teacher! It is a how-to handbook for reading workshop with clear objectives that take you through the whole school year. Teachers want to plant the seeds of life-long learning and the joy one finds in reading; this book shows you how with specific examples and humor. It contains the best description I've ever read of the architecture of a mini-lesson and helpful advice on how to run a balanced reading program. Kathy Collins has written a winner!!!!
I taught 4th grade for 7 years using the readers workshop model. This year, as part of my work on my principal's license, I voluntarily moved to 1st grade. At first, I stuck with the textbook as I was not confident with the difference in content. I soon became frustrated and felt constrained. A colleague suggested this book and after skimming it, I knew it was what I needed. I am now confident using the readers workshop model with my little ones. This has transformed our reading and my readers! I am loving what I'm seeing and what I am doing! Highly recommended!
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