"The major strengths of this resource are the practical strategies presented in clear, usable ways and the book's uncomplicated, straightforward approach."
—Melissa Awenowicz, Director of Clinical Experiences
University of Pittsburgh
"I appreciated the thoughtful explanations at the beginning of each section and the intelligent rationale behind teaching each tool."
—Evelyn M. Kennedy, Reading Specialist
La Pine Elementary School, OR
Use these literacy-boosting techniques and give students the key to lifelong learning!
Based on analyses of what works for effective literacy instruction, this resource offers more than 100 tools to sharpen students' reading comprehension, note-taking, vocabulary, research, concept-mapping, and test-taking abilities. From prereading strategies to exercises for the secondary level, this invaluable guide provides a range of ready-to-use, teacher-friendly activities that can be used with any curriculum. New features in this revitalized edition include:
- Expanded assessment techniques
- Additional activities customized for middle and high school students
- Tips on selecting appropriate activities for specific skills
- Strategies that integrate technology with instruction
More Than 100 Tools for Developing Literacy, Second Edition, empowers educators with practical, powerful techniques to enrich students' literacy skills.