Reaching Every Reader
Find fresh ways to engage learners through a variety of fun, practical, and academically sound lessons that can be used tomorrow. This book is brimming with the plans, games, chants and songs, creative dramatics, and more that educators count on from national presenter and author Pat Miller. You will reach and involve every one of your readers when you use these hands-on, minds-on lessons!
Miller's relevant and practical ideas give how-to steps for integrating drama, music, and movement into the school library curriculum. The author discusses methods for cooperating and collaborative planning between media specialists and elementary teachers. A useful resource for busy educators who want to create an interest in collaboration between media specialists and classroom teachers. --School Library Journal, October 2008
A resource that is for both librarians and the teachers they collaborate with, Reaching Every Reader, Second Edition has something for everyone. The variety of activities adds to the book [which] is well-written and arranged for ease of use. —Colorado Association of Libraries
In this second edition of Reaching Every Reader, Pat Miller demonstrates how to pair fiction and nonfiction, an important concept for teaching reading comprehension strategies. Her focus includes collaborating and emphasizes student achievement. Her activities cover the spectrum of the elementary school curriculum and provide fun library activities to support classroom learning. She includes information on customizing the lessons and meeting local standards. For librarians working on a fixed schedule, it is important to note that many of her lessons can be completed in a single session. Necessary reproducibles are included. This is a worthy purchase for anyone looking at quick ways to put some zip in their library lessons. —Library Media Connection
Now in an updated and expanded second edition, Reaching Every Reader: Instructional Strategies in the Library for Grades K-5 seeks to help educators assure their students can read well for the information age. Advising teachers to create lessons that get their students into reading while still meeting educational standards, and enhanced with an index and invaluable appendixes, Reaching Every Reader: Instructional Strategies in the Library is heartily recommended to educators everywhere and deserves a place on any community library education shelf. --Diane C. Donovan, California Bookwatch