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Author Hebert, Connie R.
Title Catch a falling reader / Connie R. Hebert.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, c2008.
Edition 2nd ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  LB1525 .H43 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # LB1525 .H43 2008
Phys. Description xv, 143 p. : form ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-139) and index.
Contents Standing on a chair and clapping -- Using the power of the book choice -- Adjusting our tone of voice, frequently -- Making eye contact at teachable moments -- Adjusting the pace of each lesson -- Using different forms of feedback -- Setting a purpose for reading -- Stimulating and motivating children with puppets -- Using physical actions to help kids remember -- Creating bridges for kids -- Teaching from "behind" the child -- Utilizing wordless books to increase language skills -- Modeling what good readers do -- Using a clipboard for tricky words -- Teaching them how to think as they read -- Using magnetic letters in a variety of ways -- Writing words fast -- Engaging learners with an overhead projector -- Encouraging repeated readings -- Establishing and supporting a daily block of reading time -- Teaching kids how to use a listening center -- Building fluency in a variety of ways -- Using focus sheets and graphic organizers to link writing to reading -- Providing engaging learning center activities -- Interacting with kids as they write -- Providing daily read-alouds -- Seeking balance among "best practices" -- Knowing what each child needs -- Observing what good readers do -- Breaking the six habits of falling readers -- Creating an assessment table -- Becoming proficient at taking and using running records -- Maintaining a parent/teacher journal -- Conducting monthly writing sprees -- Matching the right books to the right reader -- Identifying support and challenges within books -- Gradually releasing responsibility to the learner -- Reflecting on the way we do things -- Being an energized teacher -- Becoming a "starfish flinger."
Subject Reading (Primary)
Education, Primary -- Activity programs.
ISBN 9781412956055 (cloth)
1412956056 (cloth)
9781412956062 (pbk.)
1412956064 (pbk.)