Books: Reading Instruction

Recommended Books: Reading Instruction

Reading Teacher's Survival Kit
: Everything you need to help your students become effective and life-long readers. Dozens of classroom activities and games. An outstanding collection of read-to-use techniques and strategies, including over 120 reproducible activity sheets, to help students on all ability levels achieve reading mastery and confidence.

Read-Alouds with Young Children
: Use classroom read-alouds to create literacy learning activities. This book will show you how to use read-alouds as a starting point for further learning in your own classroom.

Phonemic Awareness: Ready-to-Use Lessons Activities and Games

Making Literacy Magic Happen: The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology on Language Arts

Reading Workshop Survival Kit
: This practical kit gives you everything you need to set up and run an effective classroom reading workshop to enhance and support any reading program. The book is divided into three convenient sections: 1) management techniques, 2) 100 mini-lessons with reproducible worksheets, and 3) recommended reading lists for grades 5 - 12.

Teach Your Child The Alphabet
  Everything you need to help your child master the alphabet. Coloring pages, lessons, and activities for each letter.

Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning
: This easy-to-use collection of literacy building activities  will help educators across the curriculum provide explicit instruction in reading comprehension and study strategies. Dog Buehl introduces you to easy-to-use activities that will instill in learners the skills and desire to read increasingly complex materials.

Reading Stories for Comprehension Success: This remarkable library of short, high-interest/low-vocabulary nonfiction stories that engage the most reluctant readers and build a broad range of comprehension skills. (Primary Level) (Intermediate Level

Reading Skills Problem Solver : Ready-To-Use Techniques & Activities Sheets for Correcting All Types of Reading Problems
: It's all here in one place: over 260 ready-to-use strategies, games and reproducibles to help students overcome difficulties in Sight Word Knowledge, Phonic Analysis, Structural Analysis, Interpretive Comprehension, and Critical Reading.

Ready-To-Use Reading Proficiency Lessons & Activities: Fourth-Grade Level
: Over 350 exciting, ready-to-use lessons and activities to help prepares your students for 4th grade proficiency tests in reading. This book contains detailed teacher directions and stimulating reproducible activity sheets for teaching and reinforcing key reading concepts and skills.

Guided Comprehension: A Teaching Model for Grades 3 - 8
: The step-by-step teaching framework in this book will help you provide direct strategy instruction, numerous opportunities for engagement, and a variety of texts and instructional settings that will encourage students to become active, strategic readers.

Comprehension Strategies for Middle Grade Learners
: When students have poor reading skills, educators face a daunting task. Now, help is at hand in the collection of 56 easy-to-use classroom-tested strategies to help middle school educators in all content areas strengthen students' understanding of their assigned reading.

Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory (ESRI)
: This fourth edition provides 38 ready-to-use diagnostic tests in ten different areas to help busy teachers assess the full range of reading abilities.

Teaching Students to Read Through Their Individual Learning Styles
: This book by Marie Carbo, and Rita and Kenneth Dunn is one of the pioneer books in the field of learning styles.

Teaching Literature in the Middle Grades: A Thematic Approach
: This books is about enjoying and studying literature. Each chapter is packed with suggestions for developing rich literary experiences that give students opportunities to learn about literacy elements, genre, and much more.

Early Literacy Instruction
: Create an exemplary kindergarten classroom! Kindergarten teachers will find in these pages the resources to enable children with highly disparate literacy abilities to master the skills that will make them lifelong readers.

Learning with Readers Theatre
: is an excellent introductory book that provides strategies, organizers, and scripts that can be used as is or as model's for readers' own scripts. It is a GREAT book for someone getting started with readers theatre.

Using Literature to Teach Middle Grades about War
:  It covers every major US war from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War.  Each section includes a timeline, suggested books (from picture books to non-fiction books), a sample lesson plan, suggested activities, a glossary and discussion questions.

Getting Started with Literature Circles
: This easy to use introduction to literature circles is ideal for the beginning teacher. The book deals with the key components of goals, classroom climate, structure, selecting books, discussions, response journals, and extensive projects.

Balanced Literacy Instruction
: This book guides you towards helping your students become excellent readers and writers by combining helpful, motivating activities with good, solid instruction in important literacy skills.

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