Works I used in the making of this series of webpages...

Accessible Assessments: How 9 Sensible Techniques Can Power Data-Driven Reading Instruction by Michael F. Opitz, Michael P. Ford, & James A. Erekson

Accessible Assessment isn’t like many of today’s complex, time-consuming assessment programs. It combines nine informal techniques into a manageable, calendarized framework that makes sense and drives highly targeted, differentiated instruction.

Description provided by Heinemann @ Heinemann.com

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Improving Reading: Interventions, Strategies, & Resources by Jerry L. Johns & Susan Davis Lenski

This book provides step-by-step instruction for over 200 research-driven reading interventions and strategies for teachers from kindergarten through high school to energize their existing instruction with average students, as well as students who struggle with reading and need intervention. Teachers can use Improving Reading as they plan interventions for struggling readers using the Response to Intervention (RTI) model. These strategies encompass oral reading, comprehension, word identification, and motivation.

Description provided by Kendall Hunt @ KendallHunt.com

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Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives by Peter H. Johnston

Sometimes a single word changes everything. In his groundbreaking book, Choice Words, Peter Johnston demonstrated how the things teachers say (and don't say) have surprising consequences for the literate lives of students. Now, in Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives, Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures.

Description provided by Stenhouse Publishers @ Stenhouse.com

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Allyssa Massarelli / Literacy Strategies/ December 2013