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Proven methods for teaching reading comprehension to all students

The Literacy Cookbook is filled with classroom-tested techniques for teaching reading comprehension to even the most hard-to-reach students. The book offers a review of approaches that are targeted for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The book also includes information on how to conne
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Paperback, 238 pages
Published November 13th 2012 by Jossey-Bass
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Ken
Feb 25, 2013 Ken rated it liked it
Sarah Tantillo's The Literacy Cookbook is a survey-style book that covers the gamut (or kitchen, if you're into extended metaphors) of teaching literacy: basic comprehension skills, reading, writing (including chapters on persuasive and research writing), speaking & listening, and test-taking skills. She shares the wisdom of many high-profile literacy experts like Chris Tovani, Kelly Gallagher, and Jeff Zwiers.

Thus, whether you are a rookie teacher or a seasoned one, you'll glean something
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Good refresher! Has some good websites to look at and the appendices have some interesting graphic organizers.
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Sarah Tantillo, author of The Literacy Cookbook, consults with schools (especially urban schools) seeking to improve student achievement. She taught high school English and humanities in both suburban and urban New Jersey public schools for fourteen years, including seven years at the high-performing North Star Academy Charter School of Newark, New Jersey, where she chaired the Humanities ...more
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