Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers, 3rd ed.
by Louisa C. Moats, Ed. D.
For two decades, Speech to Print has been a bestselling, widely adopted textbook on explicit, high-quality literacy instruction. Now the anticipated third edition is here, fully updated with ten years of new research, a complete package of supporting materials, and expanded guidance on the how of assessment and instruction in today’s classrooms.
For companion materials, free resources, and to order the text: Brookes Publishing
Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction & Assessment, PreK-6, Second Edition
Edited by Martha C. Hougen, Ph. D., & Susan M. Smartt, Ph.D.
Understand the science of reading and how to implement evidence-based instruction to increase the reading and writing achievement of pre-K–6 students, including those at risk for reading difficulties. Fully revised and updated, this core text covers the research base for structured literacy instruction and practical guidance on the essential components of literacy instruction.
Want to learn more about the new edition? Check out the following resources:
• A handy resource that shows you what’s been added and updated in the new edition
• A book excerpt that includes the full table of contents
• A slide deck that provides a comprehensive overview of the new edition
For more information and to purchase this book: https://products.brookespublishing.com/Fundamentals-of-Literacy-Instruction-Assessment-Pre-K-6-Second-Edition-P1184.aspx
Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction and Assessment, Grades 6-12
by Martha C. Hougen, Ph. D.
Prepare educators to strengthen the literacy skills of students in Grades 6–12 with this adolescent literacy textbook, based on current research, standards, and recommended instructional practices. This expertly organized volume covers all the fundamentals of how reading and writing skills develop in older students and how to teach literacy within key academic content areas: language arts, math, science, and history. This text includes classroom examples, helpful objectives and summaries, and sample lesson plans.
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Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching
by Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes
This book lays the foundation for what is explicit instruction, why it is important, for whom it is essential, and how to provide it. This is ideal for PreK-6th grade educators.
For more information and to purchase this book: https://explicitinstruction.org/
Effective Instruction for Middle School Students with Reading Difficulties
by Carolyn Denton, Ph.D., Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D., Jade Wexler, Ph.D., Deanna Bryan, and Deborah Reed, Ph.D.
This book arms language arts teachers with the lessons, strategies, and foundational knowledge they need to resolve older students' reading difficulties and increase their chances for academic success. Ideal for use with struggling readers in Grades 6-8 (though these strategies would benefit older students with reading difficulties as well), this book clearly lays out the fundamentals of effective teaching for adolescents with reading difficulties.
For more information and to purchase this book: https://products.brookespublishing.com/Effective-Instruction-for-Middle-School-Students-with-Reading-Difficulties-P620.aspx
by Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.
One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them. This book gives the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step.
For more information and to purchase this book: https://bit.ly/2VSo6DS
The Reading Comprehension Blueprint: Helping Students Make Meaning from Text
by Nancy Lewis Hennessy (foreword by Louisa Cook Moats)
Comprehension is a primary ingredient of reading success—but most educators aren't taught how to deliver structured comprehension instruction in their classrooms. Meticulously researched and masterfully organized, this book offers a clear blueprint for understanding the complexities of reading comprehension and delivering high-quality, evidence-based instruction that helps students construct meaning from challenging texts.
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