Scholastic Professional has released two new titles for K–8 educators that outline strategies for promoting joyful literacy experiences and increasing reading achievement among students with a focus on responsive literacy and fluency. Authors include leading education experts with a range of backgrounds and specializations: Patricia L. Scharer, Timothy V. Rasinski, Melissa Cheesman Smith, and members of The Ohio State University Literacy Collaborative®.
Now available, Responsive Literacy: A Comprehensive Framework, edited by Patricia L. Scharer, with contributions from members of The Ohio State University Literacy Collaborative®, outlines a comprehensive framework, informed by decades of research and practice, for fostering responsive literacy instruction in K–8 classrooms. The book covers six essential parts of responsive literacy, including: professional learning; organizing for learning; reading; writing; building blocks of language; and learning communities.
The Megabook of Fluency: Strategies and Texts to Engage All Readers, by Timothy V. Rasinski and Melissa Cheesman Smith, is an expansive resource for fluent reading in grades K–8 that contains more than 50 engaging, ready-to-use skill-building strategies supported by text, practical lessons, an assessment scale, and tips for involving families. This title will be available April 16, with pre-orders open now.
You can learn more about these new Scholastic Professional books here.