Breaking Through the Language Arts Block
Organizing and Managing the Exemplary Literacy Day
Lesley Mandel Morrow, Kenneth Kunz, and Maureen Hall
HardcoverPaperbacke-bookprint + e-book
April 6, 2018
ISBN 9781462534517Price: $48.00
Size: 7" x 10"
April 7, 2018
ISBN 9781462534463Price: $32.00
Size: 7" x 10"
Professors: request an exam copy
The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
This innovative book helps K–6 teachers infuse the entire school day with research-based literacy best practices. Classroom-tested strategies are presented for planning and implementing each component of the “exemplary literacy day”—vocabulary and word study sessions, literacy work stations, differentiated guided reading groups, reading and writing workshops, and interdisciplinary projects. Teachers get tips for organizing a print-rich classroom, supporting students' social–emotional well-being, and using assessment to guide instruction. User-friendly features include vivid vignettes, classroom management tips, questions for discussion and reflection, and 15 reproducible forms, checklists, and lesson templates. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8½“ x 11” size. Note: this book is a contemporary follow-up to Morrow's influential earlier title Organizing and Managing the Language Arts Block.
This title is part of the Best Practices in Action series, edited by Linda B. Gambrell and Lesley Mandel Morrow.