The Comprehension Toolkit Series

The Comprehension Toolkit series developed by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis focuses on developing key comprehension strategies when reading nonfiction texts; instruction that transfers to every type of reading in the classroom and for life.

Available in K–2 and 3–6 resources, the Comprehension Toolkit series contains all the curriculum and instructional strategies needed to implement the classroom-tested, ready-to-go lessons and increase student success in applying key comprehension strategies.

The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

"When we comprehend, we add to and enhance our store of knowledge" The Comprehension Toolkit Series from Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis  (available in K-2 and 3-6 sets) has all of the language, teaching moves, and re-usable resources to build students’ reading comprehension in ways that are visible and audible and helps to show evidence of developing students’ thinking over time. As an active literacy learning... more

The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

The Classroom Bundle for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, second edition has everything needed to implement The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, second edition for grades K-2 – the strategy and lesson books, the Teacher’s Guide , the short nonfiction texts, and the online resources all included in the Toolkit – plus the 16 engaging books selected by the authors and used in the Toolkit lessons. Titles include:... more

The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

"When we comprehend, we add to and enhance our store of knowledge" The Comprehension Toolkit Series from Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis  (available in K-2 and 3-6 sets) has all of the language, teaching moves, and re-usable resources to build students’ reading comprehension in ways that are visible and audible and helps to show evidence of developing students’ thinking over time. As an active literacy learning... more

The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

The Classroom Bundle for The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, second edition has everything needed to implement The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, second edition for grades 3-6 – the strategy and lesson books, the Teacher ’s Guide , the short nonfiction texts, and the online resources all included in the Toolkit – plus the 13 engaging books selected by the authors and used in the Toolkit lessons.   The... more

Content Literacy (Primary)

Content Literacy (Primary)

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Paperback)

Coming in August 2016 Written and designed to be included in the updated 2016 Second Edition, this new lesson book, Content Literacy (Primary), provides support for teaching comprehension across the curriculum including building knowledge and understanding. Once students have had explicit instruction in the collection of strategies – and have learned how to use them independently and flexibly, Content Literacy engages... more

Content Literacy (Intermediate)

Content Literacy (Intermediate)

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Paperback)

Written and designed to be included in the updated 2016 Second Edition, this new lesson book, Content Literacy , provides support for teaching comprehension across the curriculum including building knowledge and understanding. Once students have had explicit instruction in the collection of strategies – and have learned how to use them independently and flexibly, Content Literacy engages them in lessons that rely on a repertoire... more

Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

For a comprehensive overview of the Comprehension Toolkit series including sample lessons, a new Summer School Literacy Guide , free nonfiction short texts in Spanish (K-2), lists of alternative texts , teacher feedback , and presentation materials   visit http://www.comprehensiontoolkit.com The Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack contains the 9 popular trade books referenced in The Primary Comprehension... more

The Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

The Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

For a comprehensive overview of the Comprehension Toolkit series including sample lessons, a new Summer School Literacy Guide , free nonfiction short texts in Spanish (K-2), lists of alternative texts , teacher feedback , and presentation materials   visit http://www.comprehensiontoolkit.com . This purchasing option is ideal if you do not already have these popular books in your classroom library or if you wish to... more

Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

This is a trade book pack of corresponding books for the new Content Literacy (Primary ) lesson book that is now a part of The Comprehension Toolkit series second edition. Because schools may already own these popular books, these books are available for your convenience as an optional purchase. These 7 primary titles are included in this trade book pack to support Content Literacy lessons: Frog or... more

Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

This is a trade book pack of corresponding books for the new Content Literacy (Intermediate) lesson book that is now a part of The Comprehension Toolkit series second edition. Because schools may already own these popular books, these books are available for your convenience as an optional purchase. These 6 intermediate titles are included in this trade book pack to support Content Literacy lessons:... more

Teacher Pack for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Teacher Pack for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

The  Teacher Pack for the Primary Comprehension Toolkit  (second edition) provides all of the nonfiction reading strategies and resources you need for your primary classroom -- at a great value. This New Teacher Pack Includes: The Primary Comprehension Toolkit -- Second Edition The Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack New: The Primary Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy... more

Teacher Pack for The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Teacher Pack for The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Bundle)

The Teacher Pack for the Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit (second edition) provides all of the nonfiction reading strategies and resources you need for your upper elementary classroom -- at a great value. Includes:  The Comprehension Toolkit - Second Edition The Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack New: The Intermediate Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy Comprehension Intervention: Small... more

Connecting Comprehension and Technology

Connecting Comprehension and Technology

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Katie Muhtaris, Kristin Ziemke

(BOOK WITH DVD)

When we begin our technology journey by grounding it in time tested comprehension instruction, we ensure that our use of technology is meaningful and authentic. We help students see the natural links between strategies they use in print text and the strategies they need to use when navigating the vast digital world. —Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Katie Muhtaris, and Kristin Ziemke Active literacy strategies matter... more

Colonial Times

Colonial Times

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(Spiral)

“We turn information into knowledge by thinking about it. These texts support students in using the Toolkit’s comprehension and thinking strategies as tools to acquire and actively use knowledge in history.” —Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis To support cross-curricular strategy instruction and close reading for information, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have expanded their Toolkit Texts series to include... more

The American Revolution and Constitution

The American Revolution and Constitution

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

(Spiral)

52 short nonfiction texts for American History (1750-1800) with 10 new lessons for content literacy “We turn information into knowledge by thinking about it. These texts support students in using the Toolkit’s comprehension and thinking strategies as tools to acquire and actively use knowledge in history.” —Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis To support cross-curricular strategy instruction and close reading for... more

Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

(Spiral)

Short nonfiction texts for American History: Westward Expansion will be released in Fall 2016 with 10 new lessons for content literacy “We turn information into knowledge by thinking about it. These texts support students in using the  Toolkit’s comprehension and thinking strategies as tools to acquire and actively use knowledge in history.” —Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis To support cross-curricular strategy... more

Comprehension Intervention

Comprehension Intervention

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey, Judy Wallis

(Paperback)

“When it comes to learning reading comprehension strategies children differ. They learn in fits and starts. What works for one may not work for another. For some it’s a matter of time, for others a matter of interest. Some kids take these strategies and run with them after one whole-group Toolkit lesson. Others need additional time, guidance, and practice to internalize comprehension strategies and use them to make sense... more

Comprehension Intervention

Comprehension Intervention

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey, Judy Wallis

(Paperback)

“When it comes to learning reading comprehension strategies children differ. They learn in fits and starts. What works for one may not work for another. For some it’s a matter of time, for others a matter of interest. Some kids take these strategies and run with them after one whole-group Toolkit lesson. Others need additional time, guidance, and practice to internalize comprehension strategies and use them to make sense... more

Scaffolding The Primary Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners

Scaffolding The Primary Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Brad Buhrow, Anne Upczak Garcia

(Paperback)

“We have created the lessons in these books to help teachers give their English language learners the conceptual background and English language structures they need to collaborate fully in each Toolkit lesson.” Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Brad Buhrow, and Anne Upczak-Garcia   The Comprehension Toolkit’s inclusive whole-group instruction sets a high comprehension bar for ALL students. Recognizing that English... more

Scaffolding The Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners

Scaffolding The Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Brad Buhrow, Anne Upczak Garcia

(Paperback)

“We have created the lessons in these books to help teachers give their English language learners the conceptual background and English language structures they need to collaborate fully in each Toolkit lesson.” Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Brad Buhrow, and Anne Upczak-Garcia The Comprehension Toolkit’s inclusive whole-group instruction sets a high comprehension bar for ALL students. Recognizing that English... more

Toolkit Texts: Grades PreK-1

Toolkit Texts: Grades PreK-1

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(BOOK WITH CD)

"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read." --Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice . Each volume provides... more

Toolkit Texts: Grades 2-3

Toolkit Texts: Grades 2-3

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(BOOK WITH CD)

"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read." --Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice . Each volume provides... more

Toolkit Texts: Grades 4-5

Toolkit Texts: Grades 4-5

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(BOOK WITH CD)

"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read." --Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice . Each volume provides... more

Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7

Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

(BOOK WITH CD)

"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read." --Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice . Each volume provides... more

PreK-7 Toolkit Texts Library

PreK-7 Toolkit Texts Library

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

(Bundle)

Save when you order the entire PreK-1, 2-3, 4-5, and 6-7 Toolkit Texts Library for one low price. "These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read." --Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume... more

Staff Development with The Comprehension Toolkits

Staff Development with The Comprehension Toolkits

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Angela Butler

(Paperback)

“This staff development resource helps coaches and administrators maximize teacher effectiveness through collaborative and collegial staff development.” Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, and Angela Butler Schroden Teachers matter. Effective comprehension instruction is more than a handful of reading strategies. As critical as these strategies are, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have long held that it is the teacher who... more

Inquiry Circles in Elementary Classrooms (DVD)

Inquiry Circles in Elementary Classrooms (DVD)

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Stephanie Harvey

(DVD)

In small groups, we are smarter. In well-structured groups, we leverage each other’s thinking. We learn more not just because we all bring different pieces of the puzzle, but because, through talk, we can actually make new and better meaning together. —Stephanie Harvey and Harvey “Smokey” Daniels Read the Viewer's Guide. This much-anticipated DVD companion to Stephanie Harvey and Harvey “Smokey” Daniels’ best-selling... more

Inquiry Circles in Middle and High School Classrooms (DVD)

Inquiry Circles in Middle and High School Classrooms (DVD)

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Stephanie Harvey

(DVD)

In small groups, we are smarter. In well-structured groups, we leverage each other’s thinking. We learn more not just because we all bring different pieces of the puzzle, but because, through talk, we can actually make new and better meaning together. —Stephanie Harvey and Harvey “Smokey” Daniels Watch a video overview. Read the Viewer's Guide. This much-anticipated DVD companion to Stephanie Harvey and Harvey... more

Comprehension and Collaboration, Revised Edition

Comprehension and Collaboration, Revised Edition

Stephanie Harvey, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels

(Paperback)

Meet the standards. Celebrate kids’ curiosity and questions. Cover the curriculum. Reach and include everyone. Grow resourceful, engaged citizens. Seriously? With inquiry circles, you seriously can—and Stephanie Harvey and Smokey Daniels can’t wait to show you how. “Educators around the country,” Steph and Smokey write, “are discovering that... more