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There has never been a more comprehensive resource available to teachers that does what the continuum does - provide specific behaviors and understandings that are required at each level for students to demonstrate thinking within, beyond, and about the text. These behaviors and understandings describe what students will be expected to do in order to effectively read and understand the text. More in-depth, more intuitive, and more essential than ever—The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition enables teachers to construct a common vision for student achievement that effectively and efficiently engages all students in the robust, authentic and meaningful literacy learning every child deserves.
This new expanded edition boasts:
This book contains seven continua. Each continuum focuses on an area of the language arts curriculum. Six continua provide grade level expectations and are designed for planning group instruction. The seventh, the Guided Reading continuum, is organised according to the Fountas and Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ and correlates directly with the Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System levels and the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems.
The continua provide specific descriptions of the texts that students read, listen to, write, and perform. In addition, each continuum lists specific behaviors and understandings that are required at each level for students to demonstrate thinking within, beyond, and about the text. These behaviours and understandings describe what students will be expected to do in order to effectively read and understand the text.
Understanding the formats available
This product is available in different formats to suit your needs, from the traditional printed textbook to an online MyLab/Mastering learning program your lecturer may use throughout your course.
Note: Only purchase MyLab/Mastering access if it has been set by your lecturer. For an optimal learning experience we recommend that you buy your MyLab/Mastering with an integrated eText.
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