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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
Language and Lessons for K-2

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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... more

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The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle
The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
Language and Lessons for Active Literacy

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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... more

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The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle
The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition, Classroom Bundle

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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Content Literacy (Primary)
Content Literacy (Primary)
Lessons and Texts for Comprehension Across the Curriculum

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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 them in lessons that rely... more

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Content Literacy (Intermediate)
Content Literacy (Intermediate)
Lessons and Texts for Comprehension Across the Curriculum

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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

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Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack
Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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The Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack
The Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy
Primary Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy
Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit Trade Book Pack for Content Literacy

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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... more

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Teacher Pack for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
Teacher Pack for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
Grades K-2

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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
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Teacher Pack for The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
Teacher Pack for The Intermediate Comprehension Toolkit, Second Edition
Grades 3-6

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

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
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Connecting Comprehension and Technology
Connecting Comprehension and Technology
Adapt and Extend Toolkit Practices

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Katie Muhtaris, Kristin Ziemke

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... more

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Colonial Times
Colonial Times
Short Nonfiction for American History

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

“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... more

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The American Revolution and Constitution
The American Revolution and Constitution
Short Nonfiction for American History

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

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... more

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Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion
Short Nonfiction for American History

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

“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... more

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The Civil War and Reconstruction
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Short Nonfiction for American History

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

“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... more

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Comprehension Intervention
Comprehension Intervention
Small-Group Lessons for The Primary Comprehension Toolkit

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey, Judy Wallis


“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 of what... more

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Comprehension Intervention
Comprehension Intervention
Small-Group Lessons for The Comprehension Toolkit

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey, Judy Wallis


“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 of what... more

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Scaffolding The Primary Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners
Scaffolding The Primary Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners
Previews and Extensions to Support Content Comprehension

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

“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... more

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Scaffolding The Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners
Scaffolding The Comprehension Toolkit for English Language Learners
Previews and Extensions to Support Content Comprehension

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

“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... more

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Toolkit Texts: Grades PreK-1
Toolkit Texts: Grades PreK-1
Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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... more

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Toolkit Texts: Grades 2-3
Toolkit Texts: Grades 2-3
Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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
... more

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Toolkit Texts: Grades 4-5
Toolkit Texts: Grades 4-5
Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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
... more

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Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7
Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7
Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis

"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
... more

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PreK-7 Toolkit Texts Library
PreK-7 Toolkit Texts Library

Anne Goudvis, Stephanie Harvey

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... more

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Staff Development with The Comprehension Toolkits
Staff Development with The Comprehension Toolkits
Implementing and Sustaining Comprehension Instruction Across the Curriculum

Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Angela Butler

“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... more

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Inquiry Circles in Elementary Classrooms (DVD)
Inquiry Circles in Elementary Classrooms (DVD)
New Strategies for Comprehension and Collaboration

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Stephanie Harvey

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... more

Inquiry Circles in Middle and High School Classrooms (DVD)
Inquiry Circles in Middle and High School Classrooms (DVD)
New Strategies for Comprehension and Collaboration

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Stephanie Harvey

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... more

Comprehension and Collaboration, Revised Edition
Comprehension and Collaboration, Revised Edition
Inquiry Circles for Curiosity, Engagement, and Understanding

Stephanie Harvey, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels

  • 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... more

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