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Reading and Writing Strategies for the Secondary English Classroom in a PLC at Work®

Work in collaborative teams to close literacy achievement gaps and improve student skill development across grades 6–12. Utilize evidence-based reading interventions to meet Common Core’s reading, writing, and literacy standards.

Benefits

  • Examine the role that professional learning communities (PLCs) play in supporting and advancing the instructional practices of educators through collaborative teamwork.
  • Discover ready-to-use, adaptable strategies to develop students’ prereading, during-reading, and post-reading skills through guided practice.
  • Learn to enhance student writing competencies and create a common literacy language across all disciplines.
  • Study techniques for providing immediate assistance and feedback to students.
  • Receive guidance on designing and implementing assessments.
  • Explore best practices for strengthening team collaboration.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Every Teacher Is a Literacy Teacher
Chapter 1: Collaboration, Learning, and Results
Chapter 2: Foundational Literacy Triage
Chapter 3: Prereading
Chapter 4: During Reading
Chapter 5: Postreading
Chapter 6: Writing
Chapter 7: Assessment
Epilogue
Appendix: Reproducibles

Reproducibles

Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 4

Chapter 7

Appendix

Suggested Books

  • Buffum, A., Mattos, M., & Malone, J. (2018). Taking Action: A Handbook for RTI at Work. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Conzemius, A. E., & O’Neill, J. (2014). The Handbook for SMART School Teams: Revitalizing Best Practices for Collaboration. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • DuFour, R., DuFour, R., Eaker, R., Many, T. W., & Mattos, M. (2016). Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work® (3rd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2017). The New Art and Science of Teaching. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

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