Teach Reading, Not Testing

Teach Reading, Not Testing

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Teaching IS rocket sciencea€”and you are the pilot! The authors reinforce what teachers already knowa€”test preparation worksheets and drill-and-kill activities do not make children into lifelong readers. This booka€™s conscientious approach to reading instruction combines an insider perspective on the development of high-stakes tests with classroom experience in achieving successful reading outcomes at the elementary and secondary levels. Their research-based methodology is based on five key components: Aligning instruction to the state or national core standards Using formative assessment Connecting units to real-world contexts Motivating students effectively Holding on to best practice in literacy instructionEND OF-CHAPTER QUIA Your principal decides to read Hooray for Diffendoofer Day by Dr. Seuss (published ... Seuss book. Get the kids pizza, milk, and cake to have after the story is read. Go online and download activities to go with Hoorayanbsp;...

Title:Teach Reading, Not Testing
Author:Liz Hollingworth, Hilleary M. Drake
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-11-08


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