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Intermediate Literacy Stations helps teachers in grades three and up move from primary centers into stations of independent investigation!
Part One provides you with all the basics and classroom-tested tips for establishing and maintaining stations in your classroom.
- Chapter 1: Follow the reader’s workshop model to help students move toward independence as they practice and apply literacy skills in six intermediate stations: Comprehension, Fluency, Listening and Speaking, Visual Literacy, Word Work, and Written Response.
- Chapter 2: Choose and differentiate activities that encourage the deepest level of investigation from your students.
- Chapter 3: Learn how to keep students moving from station to station as they take control of their own learning by using a Literacy Learning Plan that outlines their station rotations.
- Chapter 4: Start your stations and manage activities with a station rotation table.
- Chapter 5: Use insider tips and tricks for planning lessons, keeping activities fresh and students on track and organized.
Part Two has six chapters, each focusing on a suggested literacy station and offering five activities, complete with material lists, tips for setting up, step-by-step activity instructions, strategies for differentiation, and reproducibles. The appendix and resources section at the end of this book provides additional reproducibles and station management tools, and all color reproducibles are available for download off this webpage.
"For teachers of grades three and up, this guide contains activities, tips, and information on setting up intermediate literacy stations for students to work on comprehension, fluency, listening and speaking, visual literacy, word work, and written response. It details how literacy stations work and how children learn using them, with five activities for each station that include instructions, materials lists, strategies for differentiation, and reproducible worksheets. Color reproducibles can be downloaded. Nations is an author, literacy consultant, and intervention teacher. Waite is a teacher who has taught regular and gifted classes for kindergarten and grades three through five."
-©2009 Book News Inc., Portland, OR
"Literacy is one of the most important skills young readers will gain in their education. 'Intermediate Literacy Stations' is a guide for educators to establish workshops and stations to better teach language arts and English skills to students. With chapters on comprehension, fluency, writing, and more, 'Intermediate Literacy Stations' is of strong interest to any educator seeking to do the best they can for their students."
-Midwest Book Review, August 2009
"This book has many useable ideas for incorporating literary stations into the middle school classroom. It focuses on comprehension, written response, fluency, listening and speaking, word work and visual literacy. Printables are provided with step-by-step instructions for creating stations. Each literacy station includes differentiation ideas for all students."
-Dusti Parker, Arlington Independent School District Library Services, April 2012