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Bringing Reading to Life: Instruction & Conversation, Grades 3-6. Program 1: The Reading Community
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produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2004), 36 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 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2004), 36 mins
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The Craft of Grammar: Integrated Instruction in Writer's Workshop
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directed by Jeff Anderson, fl. 2007 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 58 mins
The Craft of Grammar is designed to be used flexibly in work- shop settings. This DVD was filmed over two days in Jeff Anderson’s sixth-grade classroom in San Antonio, Texas. Jeff works in a Title I middle school with a 94 percent Hispanic population. Nearly 100 percent of the students are eligible for free or r...
directed by Jeff Anderson, fl. 2007 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007), 58 mins
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A Day of Words
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produced by Angie Helton (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 1 hour 16 mins
Literacy floats on a sea of words in any classroom—in conversations, textbooks, and essays written by students. By the intermediate grades, pulling out and analyzing individual words is a complex task for teachers and students. In the two-part video series, A Day of Words, fifth-grade teacher Max Brand demonstra...
produced by Angie Helton (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 1 hour 16 mins
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Editing Invitations
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 15 mins
Editing Invitations takes you into Jeff Anderson's sixth-grade classroom in San Antonio, Texas as Jeff demonstrates how he naturally links grammar instruction to writer's craft through his "Invitations to Notice." The Invitations are a warm-up activity used at the beginning of writer's workshops to help students l...
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 15 mins
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Focus on Spelling
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directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2000), 1 hour 53 mins
Focus on Spelling is a compelling video series from Diane Snowball, co-author of Spelling K-8. Diane has worked with many schools and districts throughout North America, helping them learn more about the teaching of spelling so that students become more competent writers. The key principles of teaching spelling se...
directed by Stuart Williams; produced by Stuart Williams (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2000), 1 hour 53 mins
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How Can I Support You? Strategies for Effective Writing Conferences
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produced by William Varner, fl. 2012 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2012), 45 mins
Watch Mark Overmeyer as he conducts six individual writing conferences and one group conference with students in grades three and five. Mark describes how he uses conferences to meet the needs of all writers, including beginning English language learners, advanced students, and students who struggle to develop the...
produced by William Varner, fl. 2012 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2012), 45 mins
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Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 1, Bringing Out Writers, Grades 3-6. Program 1: Mini-Lessons at Mid-Year
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directed by Aimee Buckner; produced by Angie Helton, in Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 1 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 28 mins
Many teachers mark early January as one of their favorite times of the year. Students understand routines and expectations, and have formed a classroom community. Holiday distractions have ended. In this program, Aimee shows how notebooks can be a tool to rejuvenate writers and workshops at mid-year. Through a ser...
directed by Aimee Buckner; produced by Angie Helton, in Inside Notebooks, Series 1, Episode 1 (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2006), 28 mins
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The Joy of Conferring: One-on-one with young readers. Program 1: Listen and Guide - The Dynamics of Conferring
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produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 30 mins
While reading Debbie Miller's book, Reading with Meaning, or viewing her Happy Reading! video series, one wonders at Debbie's ability to orchestrate a buzzing classroom full of first-graders into a cooperative literacy community. The Joy of Conferring lets us focus in with Debbie and see what happens at the indivi...
produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005), 30 mins
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Leadership: It Doesn't Happen Just Because You Say So
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directed by Jacqueline Ward, fl. 2008 and James Vopat; produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 27 mins
Parent Leadership gives you a close-up look at a series of parent leadership workshops and schoolwide family involvement projects involving Milwaukee elementary and middle school parent-teacher leadership teams. Illustrating workshops described in James Vopat's More Than Bake Sales, this program captures the essen...
directed by Jacqueline Ward, fl. 2008 and James Vopat; produced by Stenhouse Publishers (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 27 mins
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Literature Groups All Year Long
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produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 35 mins
Watch as students and teachers deepen their understanding of literature study groups over the course of a school year. This engaging video takes you into Carolyn Bridges' fourth-grade classroom as she works with literacy specialist Jennifer Allen to launch and sustain student-led literature discussions. Filmed ove...
produced by Brenda Power (Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2008), 35 mins
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