This practical resource is a must-have for all K–2 educators. Inside you'll find 40 interactive lessons and dozens of reproducibles that will keep your students "literacy strong" throughout the learning seasons of the school year. The literacy strategy lessons spiral across the year to help boost students' comprehension, phonological awareness and phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and motivation.
Each lesson covers these critical areas for growing young learners:
* Key academic vocabulary
* Essential questions to consider during instruction
* Steps to prepare, initiate, and demonstrate the strategy
* Collaboration, reflection, and application instructions for students
* Tips for adapting and extending the lesson
* Evaluation tools
With a focus on reaching various learning styles in today's diverse classrooms, these lessons will help your primary-level learners accumulate literacy achievement for long-term retention, even over the summer. Engage your students with this unique gradual release model that works!