The Next Step Forward In Guided Reading by Jan Richardson is packed to the brim with interventions for struggling readers. Just as students benefit from teacher modeling, teachers benefit from Jan's clear examples of guided reading routines in over 40 videos. Record keeping forms, word lists, and assessments are also included from Pre A to fluent levels. This is a must-have for guided reading teachers.
Applying the advice of literacy experts Rebecca McKay and Jan Richardson in our classroom using these hands on activities starting with letters from the child's name and using the ABC chart from Zoo Phonics used in our kindergarten classrooms.
Literacy coach, teacher trainer/coach, and national presenter, Rebecca McKay, is author of the book Not This But That No More Letter A Week. Research based early literacy practices of letter learning are critiqued. The book provides purposeful practice of letter knowledge, phonemic awareness and print concepts. Rebeca draws the reader's attention to what is involved in letter learning, and why letter learning can be confusing for emergent readers. Rebecca lists letters from most to least frequently used. A valuable resource for kindergarten teachers.