The Texts and Lessons Series

Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading

Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Nancy Steineke

(Paperback)

“To have any hope of kids investing fully in the subject matter, we have to start by evoking their curiosity and get them interested in the topic.  Engaging the students can’t wait.  If we wait for the fun stuff that might pop up later, the kids will have already jumped ship.” — Harvey “Smokey” Daniels and Nancy Steineke Today we’re all expected to be “teachers of reading”—no matter what our subject area. With... more

Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Writing

Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Writing

Nancy Steineke, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels

(BOOK WITH ONLINE)

• Over 50 reproducible mentor texts that demonstrate the moves of skillful nonfiction writers • 36 ready to use content-literacy lessons designed to engage students in close reading, quick writing, and lively discussion • More than 100 options for meaningful, content-focused extended writing projects.  “Using these practical lessons, you can teach your own subject matter in more compelling and memorable ways—and at the... more

Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature

Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Nancy Steineke

(Paperback)

"The experiences provided in these 37 lessons parallel the readings and tasks recommended by the Common Core State Standards. The main difference is that our lessons put student curiosity and engagement first." —Harvey “Smokey” Daniels and Nancy Steineke In this highly anticipated follow-up to Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading , Harvey “Smokey” Daniels and Nancy Steineke share their powerful strategies for engaging... more