This time-saving resource provides ready-to-use readings organized around high-interest topics connected to the curriculum. The readings are specially formatted to provide practice with text marking, a proven, powerful tool for building comprehension skills, such as finding main idea and details, identifying cause and effect, and using context clues. Each lesson comes with specific instructions and tips to help teachers follow a gradual release instructional approach. Also includes a CD of whiteboard-ready files that provides another great way to model, practice, and apply the technique. For use with Grades 4-8.
Judith Bauer Stamper is a former teacher who now writes and edits books for teachers and students. She is the author of Interactive Whiteboard Activities: 5-Minute Grammar Practice and Vocabulary-Building Graphic Organizers & Mini-Lessons for Scholastic Teaching Resources as well as many beginning reader titles.
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