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Simply Stations: Independent Reading, Grades K-4
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Simply Stations: Independent Reading, Grades K-4



May 2020 | 144 pages | Corwin

Literacy stations should be more than just busy work.

Simply Stations: Independent Reading shows how to ensure that kids are purposefully and effectively practicing comprehension, deeper thinking, vocabulary, and communication skills every day. You’ll be amazed at what your students can do when you incorporate this important station with intention!

Debbie Diller has been refining literacy stations for over 40 years, working with thousands of teachers and students. She gives everything you need to plan, teach, and refresh the Independent Reading station year-round, including…

  • Step-by-step instructions for launching and maintaining the station;
  • Whole-group lesson plans, based on key literacy standards, to introduce and support partner work;
  • Printable teacher and student tools;
  • On-the-spot assessment ideas and troubleshooting tips;
  • Lists of grade-level specific materials; and
  • Countless real-classroom photos so you see the possibilities first-hand.

Simply Stations: Independent Reading gives you invaluable tips, solutions, and insight that can transform the way your students learn. It’s time to boost the impact of your literacy stations!

Don’t miss the other books in the Simply Stations series! Visit corwin.com/simplystations for more.


 
Section 1: Literacy Stations Overview
Letter from Debbie Diller

 
Literacy Stations Basics and Frequently Asked Questions

 
Getting Started with Stations

 
Literacy Station Management Board How-To

 
 
Section 2: Independent Reading Station Basics
Why Include This Station?

 
What Do Students Do at this Station?

 
Station Variations

 
Essential Materials

 
Station Setup

 
How Do I Introduce this Station?

 
Signs of Success

 
Troubleshooting

 
 
Section 3: Planning & Teaching for the Independent Reading Station
Start with Solid Planning

 
Use Timeless Literacy Standards as a Guide

 
Teaching for Transfer

 
 
Section 4: Reflection, Printables, and Resources
Reflection

 
Planning Tools

 
Printable Tools for Teaching & Transfer to the Independent Reading Station

 
Resources

 

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ISBN: 9781544367149
$27.95

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