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The Comprehensive Handbook for Scaffolding Students’ Literacy Growth
Our readers and writers must "do the doing" if they are to succeed. In The Big Book of Literacy Tasks, Nancy Akhavan offers an instructional plan designed to yield independent effort and engagement. 75 tasks in beautiful full-color two-pagers ensure gradual release by moving more swiftly from the "I do" teacher phase to the "you do" student phase.
Complete with amazing scaffolding tips for meeting the needs of a range of learners, The Big Book of Literacy Tasks gives you a clear framework for "working the minds" of your students, helping them forge their own path to becoming better readers and writers.
Acknowledgements Introduction Section One: Everyday Tasks for Reading, Writing, and Thinking 1. A New Spin on Who, What, Why, When and Where 2. Making Predictions to Help Comprehension 3. Journal Writing After Reading 4. Make a Connection to the World when Reading a Text Independently 5. Quoting an Important Idea in a Nonfiction Text. 6. Name Character Motives and Actions 7. Name Rising Plot 8. Name Plot Resolution 9. Tell the Text 10. Dig Deeper Into the Text 11. Guided Comprehension Talks 12. Elaborate and Clarify Meaning 13. Setting Routines for Independent Reading 14. Fixing Up When Attention Wanders 15. Communicating Your Heads-Up Ball Approach 16. Answering a Text-Dependent Question 17. Tell why (you think, believe, remember, know) with Why Messages 18. Make a Bold Statement about a Text. 19. Extend thinking When Discussing a Text 20. One liners for nonfiction texts 21. Crystal ball predictions 22. YesterdayÎ"-s news 23. Annotate text 24. Sentence strip statements 25. Write questions about reading 26. Super Cool Three Steps to Describe an Experience 27. Getting Kids to Write: Wonderfully Concentrating Minds Generating Ideas 28. Sketch to Write 29. Getting Help from Another Writer: Write dialogue in narratives and quotes in reports 30. Getting Help from Another Writer: Write a Hook 31. The Right Amount of Details, The Right Amount of Clarity 32. Thinking Small to Write Well 33. Writing a jot about what was read 34. Works too long, and never gets any writing done 35. Dialogue Journals Section Two: Weekly Tasks for Reading, Writing and Thinking 36. Analyze a Text for AuthorÎ"-s Purpose With a Text That is a Little Too Hard For Students to Read on Their Own 37. Create a Structured Outline of a Text 38. Collecting Research and Organizing Research Notes for Writing 39. Plot Summary Snapshots 40. Writing Information in a New Format 41. Stay on point in writing 42. Productive Use of the AuthorÎ"-s Chair 43. Write a Short Research Report 44. Write an All About Text 45. Your Students Have Voice- Writing an Opinion Text 46. Arguing the solution to a problematic situation 47. Writing the Recipe for Success Î"´ How-to Texts 48. Writing Explanations, Be like an Encyclopedia 49. Inquiry for Smart Minds 50. Responding to Literature with Some Kick to It Section Three: Sometime Tasks for Reading, Writing, and 51. Identify Theme in a Complex Text 52. Posing Questions for Easier Inquiry 53. Writing a Fable or Myth 54. Writing a Fairy Tale 55. Justifying an Answer With a Claim and Evidence 56. Use Known Concepts to Help Others Learn New Information 57. Connect the dots, or ideas between texts 58. Identifying real facts from made up facts Î"´ fallacious reasoning 59. Brainstorming multiple valid answers/responses 60. Concept Mapping Between Big Ideas 61. Make Me Ponder Î"´ Questions that Get the Thinking Juices Flowing 62. Writing Compare and Contrast Response to Literature 63. Peer to Peer Analysis and Response 64. Critique a complex or functional text. 65. Visible and Visual: Use Known Concepts & Vocabulary to Understand a Text 66. Summarize a text that is a little too hard for students to read on their own 67. Student think alouds 68. Separate central idea from big ideas 69. Writing in Different Genres or Multimedia to Engage and Persuad 70. Creative Debate 71. I Am a Reader 72. I Am a Writer 73. Look Up 74. Good bye, Perfect Teacher 75. Teacher and Learner
ISBN: 9781506389639 ISBN-10: 1506389635 Series: Corwin Literacy Audience:
Number Of Pages: 216 Published: 4th April 2018 Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.68
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1