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SCHOLASTIC TEACHING RESOURCES Teaching Struggling Readers With Poetry SC-9780545156820


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You have a handful of students — or maybe the majority of your class — who are struggling to learn to read. Some children may lack rich background experiences in literacy, while others are learning a second language. Still others simply can’t seem to unlock the letter-sound code. Whatever the needs of your students, poetry is a powerful ally in your quest for practical, research-based strategies to teach them in joyful and motivating ways. We can think of no better way to engage even the most reluctant reader than with an enticing poem. This book provides the classroom-tested poems themselves, along with the lessons and strategies that you need to help all your young readers soar
– Provides reproducible versions of a collection of enticing poems, along with additional poetry suggestions and teaching ideas to extend the mini-lessons
– Offers options for differentiation to meet the needs of English Language Learners
– Includes mini-lessons designed to supplement core reading instruction or to use for small group instruction
– Contains reproducible pages including word sorts for phonics and vocabulary- boosting activities.
– Incorporates dozens of picture book suggestions to add to your read-aloud fare
– Offers opportunities for Readers Theater to add energy to fluency practice
– Motivates struggling readers by offering them bite-sized material with which to boost their skills

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