50 Literacy Strategies: Step-by-Step by Gail E. Tompkins50 Literacy Strategies: Step-by-Step by Gail E. Tompkins

50 Literacy Strategies: Step-by-Step

byGail E. Tompkins

Paperback | April 25, 2012

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The new edition of 50 Literacy Strategies: Step by Step by Gail E. Tompkins is a conveniently organized resource for all elementary and middle school teachers, providing research-based and classroom-tested strategies to develop literacy skills. Everything you need to know to implement, adapt, and enrich each strategy is included in a consistent, easy-to-understand format.

Gail Tompkins   I’m a teacher, first and foremost.  I began my career as a first-grade teacher in Virginia in the 1970s.  I remember one first grader who cried as the first day of school was ending.  When I tried to comfort him, he sobbed accusingly, “I came to first grade to learn to read and write and you forgot to teach me.”  The n...
Title:50 Literacy Strategies: Step-by-StepFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:April 25, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013294491X

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Table of Contents

1.       “All About …” Books

2.       Alphabet Books

3.       Anticipation Guides

4.       Author’s Chair

5.       Book Boxes

6.       Book Talks

7.       Choral Reading

8.       Clusters

9.       Collaborative Books

10.    Cubing

11.    Data Charts

12.    Double-Entry Journals

13.    Exclusion Brainstorming

14.    Gallery Walks

15.    Goldilocks Strategy

16.    Grand Conversations

17.    Guided Reading

18.    Hot Seat

19.    Interactive Read-Alouds

20.    Interactive Writing

21.    K-W-L Charts

22.    Language Experience Approach

23.    Learning Logs

24.    Making Words

25.    Minilessons

26.    Open-Mind Portraits

27.    Plot Profiles

28.    Possible Sentences

29.    Prereading Plan

30.    Process Drama

31.    Question-Answer-Relationships

32.    Questioning the Author

33.    Quickwrites

34.    Quilts

35.    RAFT

36.    Readers Theatre

37.    Reading Logs

38.    Revising Groups

39.    Rubrics

40.    Shared Reading

41.    Sketch-to-Stretch

42.    SQ4R

43.    Story Boards

44.    Story Retelling

45.    Sustained Silent Reading

46.    Tea Party

47.    Venn Diagrams

48.    Word Ladders

49.    Word Sorts

50.    Word Walls



Editorial Reviews

My students usually keep this text. This book is captivating to students as they report that it encourages them to think from various perspectives. It is not a "recipe" type book but it contains helpful text lists, assessments and reproducible materials. Angela J. Cox, Georgetown College   There are so many strategies available, hte ones listed in the book are some of the major anc successful strategies. The Instructional Focus helps to narrow down strategies to what the students wan tto build their lessons about. Grade Level Designation is very useful, allowing students to make sure they are using appropriate grade-level strategies. Deborah A. H. Williams, Wayne State University   The strategies are the essential ones I would expect and do use in my course. English Language Learner features are a criticalcomponent becaue few (if any)f my students have had any interaction with ELLs and need significant help understanding second language literacy. Charlotte L. Pass, SUNY Cortland