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Teaching for Comprehension in Reading, Grade K-2 Strategies for Helping Children Read with Ease, Confidence, and Understanding

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ISBN-10: 0439542588

ISBN-13: 9780439542586

Edition: 2003

Authors: Gay Su Pinnell, Patricia L. Scharer

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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Gay Su Pinnell is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. She has extensive experience in classroom teaching and field-based research, and in developing comprehensive approaches to literacy education. She has received the International Reading Association's Albert J. Harris Award for research and the Charles A. Dana Foundation Award for her contributions to the field of education. She is also a member of the Reading Hall of Fame. Together with Irene Fountas she has authored numerous books, videos, and websites with Heinemann that are considered standards in the field of literacy instruction and staff development. Their latest innovations are The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention and The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System, a comprehensive assessment system for grades K-8. Fountas and Pinnell have influenced the classroom practices of teachers nationwide through bestselling titles such as: The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1 (2008) When Readers Struggle (2008) The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Book List, K-8+ (2009-2011 Edition, Print Version) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-8 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-2 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades 3-8 (2007) Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency: Thinking, Talking, and Writing About Reading, K-8 (2006) www.FountasandPinnellLeveledBooks.com Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching (2005) Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children (1996) Guiding Readers and Writers: Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy (2001) Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 (2000) The Primary Literacy Video Collection Series of DVDs: Guided Reading; Classroom Management; and Word Study (2006) Word Matters: Teaching Phonics and Spelling in the Reading/Writing Classroom (1998) The Reader's Notebook Help America Read and Coordinator's Guide (1997) In addition, through Heinemann's firsthand line of classroom materials, Fountas and Pinnell have authored Phonics Lessons (Grades K, 1, and 2), Word Study Lessons (Grade 3), Sing a Song of Poetry, and their corresponding word and picture cards. These materials are used in thousands of classrooms throughout the country. Fountas and Pinnell together present workshops nationwide on a variety of literacy-instruction topics through Heinemann Professional Development.

Introduction
Expanding Our Understanding: The Foundation for Successful Teaching
What Does It Mean to Comprehend a Text?
Teaching for Comprehension Across the Language and Literacy Framework
The Role of Emotion in Memory and Comprehension
From Primary to Intermediate Grades: How Do Children Change as Readers?
Teaching for Comprehension as Students Engage With Text
The Literary Path to Comprehension: Writer's Craft and Guided Reading
Scaffolding the First Reading of a Book for Children Who Are Learning to Read
Teaching Versus Prompting: Supporting Comprehension in Guided Reading
Teaching for Phrasing and Fluency: Connections to Comprehension
Teaching for Comprehension in Guided and Independent Reading
Extending the Meaning of Texts: Beyond the Book in Guided Reading
Interactive Read-Aloud: Supporting and Expanding Strategies for Comprehension
Facilitating Effective Teaching Through Organized Productive Independent Work
Problem-solving Managed Independent Learning: What Makes It Work?
Shifting Teaching and Management to Meet Learners' Changing Needs: Transitions from Primary to Intermediate
Questions and Answers about Classroom Management
Appendix
Bibliography of Professional Books and Articles
Bibliography of Children's Literature
Index