Experts say that when students engage in learning, comprehension is more likely to occur.
Building on Marcia Tate's successful "dendrite-growing" teaching strategies, Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites, based on the latest field research, contains more than 300 instructional activities and brain-compatible literacy strategies. This classroom companion is dedicated to improving the way students learn to read and read to learn.
Educators will discover hands-on techniques to help teach reading in relevant, motivating, and engaging ways.
Activities cover essential areas of literacy instruction, includingPhonemic awareness Phonics and vocabulary instruction Text comprehension Reading authentically, widely, and strategically Writing strategically Creating, critiquing, and discussing texts Conducting research Using technological resources Respecting diversity in language Participating in literary communities Using language to accomplish purposes