With over 200,000 copies in circulation, the Sourcebook is the essential guide for improving reading achievement by helping educators to bridge the gap between evidence-based reading research and actionable instructional strategies. The Sourcebook supports educators' efforts to understand, transition to, and unpack, and implement the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.
The third edition includes:
New MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support) overview
Explicit coverage (what? why? when? and how?) of essential components of reading instruction
Sample lesson models and resources to easily implement best practices
Common Core information, cross-references, and graphic explanations
Word ID: Assessment Across the Content Areas
Linda Gutlohn and Frances Bessellieu
This collection of 12 discipline-specific formative assessments can be used to easily identify secondary students who would benefit from instruction in multisyllabic word identification—a skill that’s critical for reading and understanding complex, academic texts. The book contains three uniquely constructed formative assessments for each content area: English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Science, and Social Studies. more...
Useful for both beginning and older struggling readers in grades K-12, this book contains an easy to administer collection of informal tests for the comprehensive assessment of skills related to reading. These assessments can help teachers to identify why a student is having difficulty reading, determine what the next step in instruction should be to remediate that difficulty, and monitor student progress throughout the course of instruction. more...