The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists (J-B Ed: Book of Lists)

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9780130281852: The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists (J-B Ed: Book of Lists)

Newly revised and ready for instant use, this latest edition of a top-seller provides over 190 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire. Organized into 15 convenient sections brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as is or adapted to meet the students' needs, these lists are ready to be photocopied as many times as needed for individual, small group, or class use.  Included are completely new lists on:

Teaching with newspapers
Reading tips for parents
Search engines for educators
Web sites for reading, writing, and literature
Activities for tutors

Also included is an all-new section on the Internet designed for novice and expert alike ("Virtual Reference Library"), a new spelling section, a section just on instruction and an invaluable index and cross-references throughout to make locating any list easy and trouble-free.

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This newly revised and updated Fourth Edition of THE READING TEACHER'S BOOK OF LISTS places at your fingertips over 190 of the most used and useful lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for elementary and secondary students.

For quick access, the lists are organized into 15 sections, from "Phonics," "Useful Words" and "Vocabulary" to "Literature," "Assessment" and "References," each brimming with examples, key words, teaching ideas and activities that you can use as is or easily adapt to meet your students' needs.

Moreover, all of the lists are printed in a big 8-1/4" x 11" format ready to be photocopied as many times as you need them for use with individual students, small groups, or an entire class!

You'll find over 40 new lists in the Fourth Edition, making it even more helpful than previous editions.

For example, there are completely new lists on...

  • Vowel Sounds
  • Suggested Phonics Teaching Order
  • The Final "E" Rule
  • Reading Math
  • Books for Developing and Reluctant Readers
  • Nonreversible Word Pairs
  • Multiple Intelligences and Reading
  • Comprehension Strategies
  • Anagrams
  • Speech Pronunciation
  • Children's Humor: What Kids Say
  • Teaching with Newspapers
  • Activities for Tutors
  • 50 Reading Tips for Parents
  • Rubrics for Writing
  • Books without Words
  • Oxymorons
  • Ways to Define a Word
  • Emoticons
  • Internet Search Engines for Educators
  • Web Sites for Reading, Writing Literature
  • Nonreversible Word Pairs
as well as expanded and updated lists on...
  • Consonant Sounds
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Children's Book Awards
  • Book-List Collections
  • All-Time Favorite Books
  • Acronyms and Initializations
  • Story Starters
  • Student/Group Project Guide
  • 100 Ways to Praise
  • Games and Methods for Teaching
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Analogies
  • Riddles and Tongue Twisters
  • Portmanteau Words
  • Sentence Tunes
  • Sound Awareness Books
plus the "classics" you've come to rely on over the years...
  • Phonics Example Words
  • Homophones
  • The First 1,000 Instant Words
  • Homographs and Heteronyms
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spelling Demons
  • Compound Words
  • Metaphors and Similes
  • The Readability Graph
  • Greek and Latin Roots
  • Literary Terms
  • Proofreading Checklists
  • Interest Inventories
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Proverbs and Common Word Idioms
  • Book Report Alternatives
In addition, you'll find an all-new section, "The Internet," designed for novice and expert alike (Virtual Reference Library)... a new "Spelling" section with rules, methods, and commonly misspelled words (Capitalization Guidelines)... a section just on "Instruction" (Good Ideas for Reading Teachers)... and an invaluable index and cross-references throughout to make locating any list you want easy.

In short, THE READING TEACHER'S BOOK OF LISTS, Fourth Edition gives you an unparalleled source of timely, practical information for all aspects of reading instruction that might otherwise take many years and much effort to acquire!

About the Author:

Edward Fry, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ). At Rutgers, Dr. Fry was the director of the Reading Center and taught graduate and undergraduate courses in reading, curriculum, and other educational subjects. He lives in Laguna Beach, CA.

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