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Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading - By Harvey Daniels and Nancy Steineke

Includes more than 75 news articles with various literacy strategies suggested for each one.  The articles are engaging and the strategies are clearly explained.


95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction  - By Laura E. Pinto, Stephanie Spares, and Laura Driscoll
User friendly descriptions of 95 ways to engage your students.  Organized in three sections: Strategies introducing your studenst to new material and concepts, strategies which encourage students to apply new knowledge, and strategies that help review, summarize and clarify thinking about concepts that have already been taught and applied.
The Comprehension Toolkit: Language and Lessons for Active Literacy - By Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis
Included in this kit are a series of 6 booklets describing 6 comprehension strategies: Monitor Comprehension, Activate and Connect, Ask Questions, Infer Meaning, Determine Importance, and Summarize & Synthesize.  Also included are two books with informational text selections:  Toolkit Texts  and Source Book of Short Text
Engaging Readers and Writers With Inquiry - By Jeffrey D. Wilhelm
Filled with strategies that engage students through questioning and discourse. 
Action Strategies for Deepening Comprehension - By Jeffrey D. Wilhelm
Engage students with text through movement and enactments.
Brain Compatible Strategies - By Eric Jensen
Short descriptions about how the brain works and suggestions of classroom strategies that engage students based on different brain functions. 
Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement   -
By Robert Marzano
Marzano's meta-analysis reveals 9 strategies that have proven to increase student achievement including similarities/differences, summarizing, and graphic organizers.
Building Academic Language - Essential Practices for Content Classrooms  - By Jeff Zwiers
Provides background in the need of many students to understand and use the language of school.  Developing academic language involves more than acquiring content-specific vocabulary.  This book offers practical ideas for helping your students develop academic language in all content areas.