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A Teacher's Guide to Writing Workshop Essentials: Time, Choice, Response

Katherine Bomer, Corinne Arens


A foundational guide to the principles, practices, structure, and daily routines of Writing Workshop.
Teaching Writing

Lucy Calkins


“Writing allows each of us to live with that special wide-awakeness that comes from knowing that our lives and our ideas are worth writing about.”

—Lucy Calkins

In Teaching Writing, Lucy Calkins shares the depth and breadth of her knowledge, from the initial research that launched some of the biggest ideas still foundational to the teaching of writing today, to her newest insights gleaned from decades of work and study in thousands of classrooms across the globe.
Strategic Classroom Design

Jessica Martin


This book explores how carefully designed classrooms lead to greater engagement and learning. Photographs from a range of classroom environments are used to examine the different design choices teachers make. You'll also find sample lessons detailing how to introduce your students to different areas of your classroom, a look at challenges many teachers face in a series of if/then questions throughout the book, and a photo essay of one teacher's journey with strategic classroom design.
El libro de estrategias de escritura

Jennifer Serravallo


More than a translation, El libro de estrategias de escritura takes Jennifer Serravallo's Writing Strategies Book and turns it into a complete resource for writing instruction in Spanish. with 300+ strategies, including some specially created just for Spanish-language development, it's an ideal resource for dual-language or bilingual classroom teachers as well as for use with individual students.

Craft and Process Studies

Matt Glover


Matt Glover offers 17 possible units, divided into craft and process studies, that teach important writing skills while also providing opportunities for choice of genre.  40 classroom videos bring the content to life!
Read the World

Kristin Ziemke, Katie Muhtaris


In Read the World, Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris draw from their own rich pedagogical background and classroom experience to provide teaching strategies and flexible lessons that support students in acquiring the skills they need to thrive—academically, socially, and emotionally—in today’s digital world.
The Artful Read-Aloud

Rebecca Bellingham


The Artful Read-Aloud is a user-friendly guide that builds a bridge between the artistic world and the classroom. Rebecca Bellingham draws on her experience as a performer, teaching artist, classroom teacher, and literacy coach to make explicit connections between the arts and reading aloud, providing dozens of easy moves teachers can make that can enhance, elevate, and deepen the impact of interactive read-alouds.

Focus Lessons

Ralph Fletcher


Enhance your writing instruction through photography. 

In Focus Lessons, Ralph Fletcher makes the link between writing and photography clear. He offers new ideas about taking pictures to spark creativity, using a camera as a writer’s notebook, learning to “read” images as mentor texts, and helping students develop writing from photos.

He also shares fifteen craft lesson ideas that bring these ideas to life in your classroom.

Continuo de la lectoescritura, Expanded Edition PreK-8

Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell


Newly expanded to include grades PreK-8 and text levels A-Z!

With teacher information in English for the bilingual educator, Continuo de la lectoescritura is the essential tool to guide your assessment, activate responsive teaching, and support Spanish-speaking students’ language and literacy growth.

Continuo de la lectoescritura totalmente en español, Expanded Edition PreK-8

Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell


Newly expanded to include grades PreK-8 and text levels A-Z!

With teacher information in Spanish for the Spanish-speaking educator, Continuo de la lectoescritura totalmente en español is the essential tool to guide your assessment, activate responsive teaching, and support Spanish-speaking students’ language and literacy growth.

Unlocking the Power of Classroom Talk

Shana Frazin, Katy Wischow


Practical strategies for teaching talk across the school day and in every subject.  Classroom video shows the work in action!
El libro de estrategias de lectura

Jennifer Serravallo


More than a translation, El libro de estrategias de lectura takes Jennifer Serravallo's Reading Strategies Book and turns it into a complete resource for reading instruction in Spanish. with 300+ strategies, including some specially created just for Spanish-language development, it's an ideal resource for dual-language or bilingual classroom teachers as well as for use with individual students.

The Caring Teacher

Gianna Cassetta, Margaret Wilson


With a clear eye on the realities of teaching, The Caring Teacher lays out specific strategies to build and improve even our most challenging relationships with students.
 
Children Want to Write

Thomas Newkirk, Donald H. Graves, et al.


Children Want to Write is a collection of Donald Graves most significant writings paired with video that illuminates his research and his inspiring work with teachers. See the earliest documented use of invented spelling, the earliest attempts to guide young children through a writing process, the earliest conferences. This collection allows you to see this revolutionary shift in writing instruction-with its emphasis on observation, reflection, and approaching children as writers.
No More Science Kits or Texts in Isolation

Jacqueline Barber, Gina Cervetti


Using research as their guide, Jacquey and Gina show you how to integrate science and literacy learning in a way that reflects the authentic ways scientists work and increases students understanding of both.

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, Fourth Edition

Marie Clay


What are young children learning as they engage with literacy instruction at school?  

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement, Fourth Edition provides teachers and school systems with essential information about assessing young children’s progress in literacy learning. It has been updated to better address phonemic awareness. It also supports more accurate progress monitoring for the literacy learning of 5-to-7-year-olds.

Breathing New Life into Book Clubs

Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen


Essential strategies for creating, sustaining, and improving classroom book clubs.
Letter Lessons and First Words

Nell K Duke, Heidi Anne Mesmer


Research-based strategies for lively, engaging phonics instruction with young children.
Growing Language and Literacy

Andrea Honigsfeld


Strategies to support EL students’ academic language and literacy development, based on the TESOL framework of language acquisition.
The Right Tools

Towanda Harris


In The Right Tools, Towanda Harris lays out a path that teachers and administrators can use to make informed decisions about what resources and practices they need for the students they teach. Rather than telling you what to buy or use, Towanda offers tools and guidance to help you to make that decision.
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