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Reading and Writing Instruction for Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Classrooms in a PLC at Work®

Edited by: Mark Onuscheck, Jeanne Spiller

By: Kathy Tuchman Glass

Prepare students in grades 4–5 to succeed with increasingly sophisticated reading and writing challenges. This resource contains literacy and student engagement strategies for educators in a professional learning community, as well as reading and writing strategies.

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Reading and writing strategies for improving literacy skills in primary education classrooms

Prepare students to succeed with increasingly sophisticated reading and writing challenges. Designed for teachers of grades 4–5, this resource helps readers address the pivotal shift in learning expectations that occurs during the upper elementary years. Myriad templates, tools, and strategies are included to support collaborative teams as they work to establish a rich and robust plan for quality literacy instruction, assessment, and intervention.

  • Understand the role PLCs and collaborative teams play in literacy development and reading comprehension strategies.
  • Obtain strategies and tools, such as the pre-unit protocol, for unpacking and clarifying literacy standards.
  • Explore adaptable, research-based instructional strategies, and learn how to plan high-quality literacy instruction that boosts student reading and writing skills.
  • Examine the four components of the gradual release model—(1) focused instruction, (2) guided instruction, (3) collaborative learning, and (4) independent learning.
  • Observe how to collaboratively score assessments and conduct effective data inquiry and analysis.
  • Study the powerful impact literacy has on student engagement and inclusivity.

Related Topics

InstructionLiteracyProfessional Learning Communities at Work™Professional Learning Communities

Additional Information

Product Code: BKF902

ISBN: 9781947604933

Published By: Solution Tree

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