Differentiated Literacy Instruction in Grades 4 and 5, Second Edition

Differentiated Literacy Instruction in Grades 4 and 5, Second Edition

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Sharon Walpole, Michael C. McKenna, Zoi A. Philippakos, John Z. Strong


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Now revised and updated, with many new lesson plans and a new chapter on writing instruction, this trusted book guides upper elementary teachers to design and implement a research-based literacy program. The expert authors show how to teach and assess students in differentiated small groups, and explain how instruction works in a tiered response-to-intervention model. Included are extensive reproducible lesson plans and other tools for building students’ skills in word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. The convenient large-size format facilitates photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. Prior edition title: Differentiated Reading Instruction in Grades 4 and 5.
New to This Edition
*Chapter on differentiated writing instruction.
*New lesson plans for Tier 1 instruction, interactive read-alouds, and narrative writing; new extended sample lessons for building fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
*Updated with the latest research and recommended teacher resources.
*All reproducible materials now available online.