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Bridges to Independence: Guided Reading with Nonfiction
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produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 2 hours 9 mins
Guided reading has long been recognized as a dynamic process that supports children's skills as readers in all genres, yet fiction accounts for over ninety percent of the texts we select for these small-group encounters. If children are to be empowered, life-long readers, who read for many different purposes, they...
produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 2 hours 9 mins
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Bringing Reading to Life, Program 2, Bringing Reading to Life: Instruction & Conversation, Grades 3-6. Program 2: The Teacher's Role
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produced by Stenhouse Publishers, in Bringing Reading to Life, Program 2 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2004), 34 mins
Readers in grades 3–6 present unique challenges and opportunities for teachers. Many intermediate readers can decode text well, but few have the skills required for the thick textbooks and complex literature they will encounter in the middle grades and beyond. Teachers need to guide students as they develop soph...
produced by Stenhouse Publishers, in Bringing Reading to Life, Program 2 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2004), 34 mins
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Collaborative Conferences
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(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 17 mins
During collaborative conferences, teachers observe a lesson or conference and provide explicit feedback on the teaching and learning interaction. Collaborative conferences use a team approach (with two or more teachers) to support student learning. During the pre-conference, the student's teacher identifies the in...
(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 17 mins
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Conferring With Boys
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(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 10 mins
In this video, Max Brand confers individually with two different boys in this fifth grade classroom—one during writer's workshop, the other during reading workshop. Max demonstrates the key elements of successful literacy conferences with boys—plenty of wait time, homing in on specific text, and discussing rea...
(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 10 mins
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The Daily 5 Alive
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
It's a common dilemma: Teachers need time to work in one-on-one conferences and in small groups with students during literacy workshop. Yet assigning busywork” to the rest of the class doesn't help students develop the essential reading and writing skills they need.
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
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Dude, Listen to This!: Engaging Boy Writers
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 48 mins
In his groundbreaking book, Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices, Ralph Fletcher took an expedition into the murky and sometimes dangerous world of boys and writing. He examined what inspires them and what shuts them down, and delved into ways teachers can do a better job of nurturing boys' wonderfully quirky cont...
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 48 mins
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Fluency Rubric
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 11 mins
It may be a little tricky explaining what fluency is to a group of third-graders; but they can recognize it when they hear it. Working with teacher Lisa Gregory's students in their Houston, Texas, classroom, Debbie introduces the concept of fluency and gives them a rubric so they can self-assess and score their fl...
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 11 mins
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Improving Adolescent Writers
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2009), 2 hours 8 mins
How can we teach today's students to write with clarity, passion, and purpose? How can we move all students — even those who struggle or are reluctant — forward in their skills as writers? In Improving Adolescent Writers, Kelly Gallagher invites you into his classroom for an in-depth look at ways to successful...
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2009), 2 hours 8 mins
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Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 2, Program 2: Persuasive Writing Genre Study
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directed by Aimee Buckner; produced by Angie Helton, in Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 2 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 46 mins
Persuasive writing is a genre that is essential for students to master, and notebooks are the perfect vehicle for understanding the difference between facts and opinions, the language of argument, and how to make a case cogently. In this program, Aimee takes viewers through a series of mini-lessons in her classroo...
directed by Aimee Buckner; produced by Angie Helton, in Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 2 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 46 mins
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Literacy Attendance
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(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 13 mins
Literacy Attendance is an alternative to the traditional attendance roll at the start of the day. Students have the option of sharing reading or writing activities from home when their name is called, and teachers gain insight into students' literacy behaviors in the home environment. The daily activity is schedul...
(Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 13 mins
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