Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction

Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction

Doug Lemov


The international we're getting ready our scholars to achieve is one certain jointly via phrases and words. Our scholars examine their literature, heritage, math, technology, or artwork through a company starting place of sturdy studying talents. once we train scholars to learn with precision, rigor, and perception, we're really turning in the main to the dominion. Of all of the matters we train analyzing is first between equals.

Grounded in suggestion from potent study rooms national, more advantageous with more than 40 video clips, Reading Reconsidered takes you into the trenches with actionable information from real-life educators and educational champions. The authors deal with the anxiety-inducing global of universal center country criteria, distilling from these criteria 4 key principles that aid hone educating practices either more often than not and in education for exams. This 'Core of the middle' includes the 1st half the ebook and instructs educators on find out how to educate scholars to: read more durable texts, 'closely learn' texts conscientiously and deliberately, read nonfiction extra successfully, and write extra effectively in direct reaction to texts.

The moment 1/2 Reading Reconsidered reinforces those ideas, coupling them with the 'fundamentals' of interpreting instruction—a host of options and topic particular instruments to re-examine how lecturers method such crucial subject matters as vocabulary, interactive reading, and student autonomy. Reading Reconsidered breaks an excessively vast factor into transparent, easy-to-implement ways. choked with sensible instruments, including:  

  • 44 movies of exemplar academics demonstrating the strategies and ideas of their classrooms
  • Recommended e-book lists
  • Downloadable assistance and templates on key subject matters like studying nonfiction, vocabulary guideline, and literary phrases and definitions.

Reading Reconsidered offers the framework helpful for academics to make sure that scholars forge futures as lifelong readers.

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