Flexible grouping for literacy in the elementary grades

Flexible grouping for literacy in the elementary grades

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An in-depth look at ability grouping in elementary school reading and language arts programs. Offering a variety of models, strategies, and classroom experiences, it provides practical suggestions and resources for educators interested in moving to or enhancing their use of flexible grouping for reading instruction. The authors describe programs that have proved successful in preventing reading problems, outline models that have been successfully implemented, and provide guidelines for linking assessment to instruction. Throughout, they report on the experiences of teachers and children involved in these programs. Elementary Teachers, Supervisors, and Administrators. A Longwood Professional Book.Lesson plans for sample selections were written to model form use. Alternative ... We have seen kindergarten and first-grade teachers use daily clusters of the activities they plan around the Big Book of the day. Theme clusters ... Will the cluster stand alone or will it be a skeleton accompanied later by more detailed plans?

Title:Flexible grouping for literacy in the elementary grades
Author:Marguerite C. Radencich, Lyn J. McKay
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 1995-01


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