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Talk That Teaches: Using Strategic Talk to Help Students Achieve the Common Core (Teaching Practices That Work)

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Synopsis:

Featuring vivid examples and lesson plans, this book helps K-8 teachers reflect on and improve the ways talk is used in their classrooms. The authors explain the important role of skillful "teacher talk" in effective, motivating literacy instruction geared to the Common Core standards. Presented are clear-cut ways to help students set explicit goals for their learning; explain and model key strategies; and provide ongoing feedback. Over a dozen easy-to-implement lessons in vocabulary, comprehension, and writing are complete with how-to-do-it instructions, classroom vignettes, text suggestions, and reproducible worksheets. The large-size format facilitates photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

About the Author

Jeanne R. Paratore, EdD, is Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Reading Education and Literacy and Language Education Programs at Boston University. She is a former classroom teacher, reading specialist, and Title I director. Dr. Paratore is a member of the Reading Hall of Fame and a recipient of the New England Reading Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and the International Reading Association's Celebrate Literacy Award. She has conducted research and published widely on issues related to family literacy, classroom grouping practices, and interventions for struggling readers. She is also a coauthor of one of the nation's leading reading programs, Reading Street.

Dana A. Robertson, EdD, is Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the University of Wyoming. He is a former classroom teacher, reading specialist, and literacy coach. Dr. Robertson was a featured teacher in the video series Teaching Reading, 3-5, produced by WGBH Television and the Annenberg Foundation. His research and publications focus on teacher talk, comprehension strategies instruction, and teacher professional development.

Table of Contents

I. Vocabulary Instruction: Talking the Talk!

Lesson 1. Directly Teaching Word Meanings

Lesson 2. Inferring Word Meaning through Context

Lesson 3. Using Morphemes to Understand Word Meanings

II. Comprehension Instruction: Talking the Talk!

Lesson 4. Visualizing

Lesson 5. Making Inferences

Lesson 6. Determining What's Important

Lesson 7. Making Predictions

Lesson 8. Making Connections

Lesson 9. Summarizing

Lesson 10. Close Reading

III. Writing Instruction: Talking the Talk!

Lesson 11. Planning to Write an Argument

Lesson 12. Drafting a Research Report

Lesson 13. Writing to Learn

Appendix A. Lesson Template

Appendix B. Reflecting on Your Own Talk

Appendix C. Some Examples of Reflecting on Your Own Talk

Appendix D. Children's Literature That Supports Visualization

Appendix E. Children's Literature That Supports Making Inferences

Product Details

ISBN:
9781462510429
Author:
Paratore, Jeanne R
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Author:
Paratore, Jeanne R.
Author:
Robertson, Dana A.
Subject:
Literacy
Subject:
Education-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Teaching Practices That Work
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
142
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8 in

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Featuring vivid examples and lesson plans, this book helps K-8 teachers reflect on and improve the ways talk is used in their classrooms. The authors explain the important role of skillful "teacher talk" in effective, motivating literacy instruction geared to the Common Core standards. Presented are clear-cut ways to help students set explicit goals for their learning; explain and model key strategies; and provide ongoing feedback. Over a dozen easy-to-implement lessons in vocabulary, comprehension, and writing are complete with how-to-do-it instructions, classroom vignettes, text suggestions, and reproducible worksheets. The large-size format facilitates photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
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