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Better Reading Now

50 ready-to-use teaching strategies to engage students, deepen comprehension, and nurture a love of reading

by (author) Larry Swartz

Publisher
Pembroke Publishers
Initial publish date
Apr 2021
Category
Professional Development, Reading & Phonics
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551383491
    Publish Date
    Apr 2021
    List Price
    $28.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781551389486
    Publish Date
    Apr 2021
    List Price
    $25.95

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Based on what we now know about reading, this practical book offers strategies in a consistent format that is easy for teachers to incorporate in their daily instruction. This grab-bag of classroom-tested activities allows teachers to choose what they need to meet the diverse needs of students in grades 1 through 8. These strategies guide students through the reading process and build important comprehension skills through reading, talk, art, drama, and more. These innovative ways to use the best children’s books will inspire students to become enthusiastic and avid readers, and take the first giant step into becoming lifelong readers.

About the author

LARRY SWARTZ is an instructor in literacy as well as dramatic arts at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He has been an educator for over thirty-six years and is well known for his use of childrenâ??s literature to help young people grow as readers, writers, and citizens of the world. As a classroom teacher, consultant, author, and speaker, Larry has shared his enthusiasm and expertise with teachers, administrators, teacher-librarians, and parents throughout Canada, the United States, and Asia. He is the author of several teacher resource publications.

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