Classrooms that work : they can all read and write / Patricia M. Cunningham, Richard L. Allington.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003Edition: 3rd edDescription: xvi, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0205355412 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Language arts (Elementary) -- United States | Reading (Elementary) -- United StatesDDC classification: 372.6/0973 LOC classification: LB1576 | .C855 2003
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-274) and index.
Reading and writing real "things" -- Models, materials, and motivation in kindergarten and first grade -- Words -- Building a foundation for word and letter-sounding learning -- Fluency with high-frequency words -- Comprehension -- Writing -- Shared and group writing -- Multilevel instruction -- Assessment -- Determining student reading level -- Science and social studues matter to struggling readers -- Integrate science and language arts -- Extra support for students who need it most -- Day in the building blocks kindergarten classroom -- Day in a four blocks primary classroom -- Week in a big blocks intermediate classroom -- Beyond the classroom: things worth fighting for -- Smaller class size -- Early intervention -- Better school libraries and better access to books -- Extending the school day or year -- Head Start/even start -- Family and community involvement -- Fairness in funding -- Teacher input on the business of running schools -- Children's books and other teaching resources.