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The Big Book of Literacy Tasks: 75 Balanced Literacy Activities Students Do (Not You)!


By Nancy Akhavan

Our readers and writers must "do the doing" if they are to succeed.  Seventy-five tasks in beautiful full-color two-pagers ensure gradual release by moving more swiftly from the "I do" teacher phase to the "you do" student phase.

Backed by research and thoughtfully arranged to make day-to-day planning easier, this groundbreaking book provides:

  • Reading and writing tasks organized into three sections
  • Mini-lessons that are essential - whether you use a reading program, take a workshop approach, or are just transitioning into Balanced Literacy!
  • Colorful teaching charts that allow you to quickly grasp the high points of each lesson
  • A clear task structure for introducing and managing the stages as you move students toward independent practice
  • Mid-task "Watch Fors" and "Work Arounds" that show how to coach without risking helicopter teaching
  • Sample student work that offers valuable insights on how to use the tasks as formative assessments

$33.99/$25.99 discounted price

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