Fourth grade is a momentous year for literacy learning. Having left the primary grades behind, students must grapple with more demanding texts and content material--and effective, motivating instruction can help them succeed. This book helps teachers vanquish the dreaded qfourth-grade slumpq by creating an energized and organized learning environment in which all students can improve their reading and writing strategies. Taking readers into the classroom of an exemplary fourth-grade teacher, the book includes useful assessment tools, differentiation techniques, mini lessons, unit plans, reproducibles, and examples of student work. Special attention is given to meeting the challenges of high-stakes testing without sacrificing instructional quality.The activity should be open-ended so that students have some inquiry options regarding the information that they will share at ... Have students share their work, questions, and new insights at the end of the week during a workshop session.
|Title||:||Teaching Literacy in Fourth Grade|
|Publisher||:||The Guilford Press - 2008|