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Primary Literacy Centers: Making Reading and Writing STICK!

For K-3 teachers Seven easy-to-maintain centers help you work smarter, not harder, as you connect standards-based reading and writing instruction with student application of skills and strategies. Your literacy centers will become focused places of learning, keeping you free to teach small groups and minimize student interruption—and you control how to fit the centers into your day. Primary Literacy Centers: Supports the balanced literacy approach; Features 36 language arts mini-lessons with easy-to-use center connections; Correlates to NCTE/IRA National Language Arts Standards; Incorporates both fiction and nonfiction text; and Gives students time to practice and apply literacy-block skills and strategies that you teach and model &&/UL&&Here's everything you need to know to set up and manage centers in a balanced literacy framework for:Reading, Word Work, Read the Room, Listening, Research, Literature Response, Writing, and Poetry. Make literacy centers a vital part of your classroom!   

PublisherMaupin House
BrandMaupin House
Age Level- Years
Reading LevelGrades -
Trim Size8 1/2 x 11
Page Count224

Mellissa Alonso

Mellissa Alonso

Mellissa Alonso is an author, national literacy consultant and conference presenter. Mellissa is the co-author of Primary Literacy Centers: Making Reading and Writing STICK! and More Primary Literacy Centers: Making Reading and Writing STICK! She worked with Susan to develop the Literacy Procedure Flip Books for Teaching Resource Center. She was also featured in Newbridge Publishing’s Professional Development Video Program: Guided Reading: A Focus on Informational Texts. Mellissa is currently the Supervisor for Reading Coaches in Hillsborough County Public Schools. She has been an assistant principal, district resource teacher for Elementary Reading and Language Arts in Hillsborough County, the twelfth largest school district in the nation. Mellissa writes and delivers literacy training in her district. She has been an integral part of the team that initiated the Reading Coaches Project in Hillsborough County. Teachers and Reading Specialists are trained as Reading Coaches to provide site-based follow up to district level training. Mellissa has been involved in a number of district projects including: K-1 Reading Inservice Course, K-1 Centers Video Projects, 2-3 Reading Inservice Course, 2-3 Centers, Oral Reading Records, K-2 FCAT and DRA training. She has presented at several local, state and national level conferences and workshops. Mellissa has received many acknowledgements and awards for her work. She received the Celebrate Literacy Award from the Hillsborough County Council of the International Reading Association. This award honored her exceptional contributions to literacy for the school district. In 2005, she was selected as Hillsborough’s District Teacher of the Year.

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