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Preventing Misguided Reading

Preventing Misguided Reading

International Literacy Association (ILA)

  • $37.50

Jan Miller Burkins and Melody M. Croft

ISBN-13: 9780872078284

160 pages • 8½ x 11
Year Published: 2010

Prevent guided reading from going astray in your classroom Through the 50 years of collective experience of authors Jan Burkins and Melody Croft, you'll resolve confusion about guided reading and improve your instruction.

Burkins and Croft present personal clarifications, adaptations, and supports that helped them work through their own tricky spots as they guided readers. The book's six chapters clarify misunderstandings about guided reading instruction in the following areas:

  • The teacher's role and the gradual release of responsibility
  • Instructional reading level
  • Text gradients
  • Balanced instruction
  • Integrated processing
  • Assessment

With 27 strategies, you're sure to find the help you need to work through your own tricky parts as you guide groups of readers.