ERIC Number: ED471411
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Scaffolding Reading Experiences: Designs for Student Success. Second Edition.
Graves, Michael; Graves, Bonnie
This book offers practical examples, updated listings of quality children's literature, and new activities to promote successful reading experiences for K-8 learners. The book contains practical information on prereading, during reading, and postreading activities, along with ideas for incorporating scaffolding reading experiences into the classroom. It is divided into the following chapters: (1) Introduction and Overview; (2) What Is a Scaffolded Reading Experience?; (3) The Thinking behind Scaffolded Reading; (4) Prereading Activities; (5) During-Reading Activities; (6) Postreading Activities; (7) Comprehensive Scaffolded Reading Experiences; (8) Incorporating Scaffolded Reading Experiences into Your Classroom; and (9) Assessing Text Difficulty and Accessibility. Each chapter includes references. Contains a Children's Book Index, a Grade Level Index, a Subject Index, an Academic Author Index, and an Academic Subject Index. (NKA)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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