ERIC Number: EJ544235
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A Survey of the Instructional Practices of Grade 5 Teachers Nominated as Effective in Promoting Literacy.
Pressley, Michael; And Others
Scientific Studies of Reading, v1 n2 p145-60 1997
Finds that these teachers claimed commitments to several practices: (1) extensive reading at the heart of their reading instruction; (2) diverse instructional practices; (3) teaching of both word-level and higher-order skills and processes; (4) development of student background knowledge; (5) student writing; (6) extensive use of diverse assessments; (7) integration of literacy and content-area instruction; and (8) commitment to practices that promote student motivation. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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