Resources to Engage
the Mind of the Reader
Strategic Reading in the Strategies to Engage All of the Reader Through
Content Areas: Practical the Mind of the Learner: the Reading Assessment
Applications for Creating a Building Strategic Learners System: Practical
Thinking Environment 978 1 74239 411 4 Applications for Guiding
978 1 74239 405 3 This essential guide contains 91 strategies
to help teachers engage students in the
This practical guide for teachers of years 978 1 74239 430 5
P–12 examines current information learning process in all content areas at every
year level. Sections focus on: Strategic readers develop in classrooms
about the role of metacognition (thinking where self-assessment and mutual
about thinking); the interactive reading • Vocabulary Development
• Narrative and Informative Text assessment are routine practices. The
ingredients (context, reader, text features); book provides a new look at a measurable,
and current research on vocabulary and • Questioning
• Graphic Organisers alternative form of reading assessment
concept development. Develop an increased intended for P–12 students in all content
knowledge base about reading instruction • Information-building
• Discussion areas. The Reading Assessment System
in all content areas by examining the three incorporates:
interactive reading ingredients and the four • Grouping and Energising Activities and
Reﬂection. • traits of a strategic reader
traits of a strategic reader. Research based • narrative and informative attributes
outcomes for the learning team process It includes links to Marzano’s Nine
Strategies outlined in ‘Classroom • P–3 continuum and 3–12 scoring guides
include: for narrative and informative text and
• develop strategic readers in all content Instruction that Works’; examples for using
strategies to diﬀerentiate instruction; and • 17 cumulative assessment tasks.
areas; The components of the Reading Assessment
• shift the learning process from teacher- a chart categorising the strategies into the
Three Phases of Thinking before, during and System practise using reading strategies as
directed to student-directed; assessment tools in all content areas and
• engage in reﬂective practice and after reading.
develop reading assessment tasks.
participate as a member of a learning RB4114 • $41.95
team. RB4305 • $41.95
RB4053 • $41.95
Volume 1: Strategic Reading in the Content Areas
Strategic Reading in the Content Strategic Reading in the Content
Areas: Facilitator Handbook Areas: Strategic Reading Blackline
978 1 74239 407 7 Masters CD
Teaching students how to read 978 1 74239 406 0
strategically in every subject and year Teaching students how to read
level helps them know how to think strategically in every subject and year
in order to successfully master the level helps them know how to think in
content. The Learning Team Guide order to successfully master the content.
to Strategic Reading in the Content
Areas, Facilitator’s Handbook, has Strategic Reading in the Content Areas, a practical guide for
been developed to assist the successful teachers of years P–12:
implementation of learning teams. • examines current information about the role of metacognition
(thinking about thinking);
Research based outcomes for the learning team process are: • the interactive reading ingredients (context, reader, text
• develop strategic readers in all content areas; features); and
• shift the learning process from teacher-directed to student- • current research on vocabulary and concept development.
directed; 30 blackline masters presented in the Strategic Reading in the
• examine information and practise strategies for reading in your Content Areas book reproduced on a CD. Use the masters for
content area; overheads and student copies.
• engage in reﬂective practice and participate as a member of a RB4060 • $25.00
RB4077 • $24.95
Posters (610 X 420 mm)
Text Structure Strategic Readers Summarising
978 1 74239 408 4 978 1 74239 409 1 978 1 74239 410 7
Poster with bold, easy- Poster with bold, easy- Poster with bold, easy-
to-read print. Contains: to-read print. to-read print. Contains
• the Narrative Text • Outlines the • rules for
Story Elements deﬁnition of a summarising
• Informative Text strategic reader • what a summary
Organisational • Includes “How to does not contain.
Patterns. Use the Poster” RB4107 • $19.95
RB4084 • $19.95 resource
• Work actively to construct meaning
• Independent Reader
• Ready to Learn
RB4091 • $19.95
Literacy & Learning Vol 1: Strategic Reading in the Content Areas Complete Set
RB4001 • $140.00
Volume 2: Strategies to Engage the Mind of the Learner
Posters (610 X 420 mm)
Question-Answer Poster: Reciprocal Teaching
Relationships Rachel Billmeyer
978 1 74239 414 5 Each poster contains key verbs and
Two posters containing the four questions to stimulate thinking
diﬀerent types of questions outlined when reading.
in the Question-Answer Relationships Clarifying • RB4152
strategy. Each chart contains cue Predicting • RB4169
words and question starters. Plus an Questioning • RB4176
A4 sheet on how to use the posters. Summarising • RB4183
Set of 2 • RB4145 • $59.00 Visualising • RB4190
Set of 5 • RB4151 • $85.00
Volume 2: Strategies to Engage the Mind of the Learner
Strategies to Engage the Mind of Enlighten your Thinking:
the Learner: 48 Questions for 16 Habits of Mind
Strategies Blackline Masters CD 9781742394206
9781742394121 48 Enlighten Your Thinking questions
This item is a companion piece to that focus on the Habits of Mind.
Rachel Billmeyer’s Literacy and Categories of questions include: thinking
Learning Trilogy; particularly its second ﬂexibly, thinking about thinking, listening
volume - Strategies to Engage the with understanding and empathy,
Mind of the Learner: Building Strategic managing impulsivity, persisting,
Learners. This CD-ROM includes worksheets for the seventy one striving for accuracy, questioning and
activities, and other worksheets featured in Rachel Billmeyer’s posing problems, applying past knowledge to new situations, taking
book. Presented in PDF format, these black and white ﬁles are taken responsible risks and creating, imagining, innovating.
directly from the book itself. In this way they perfectly compliment RB4206 • 15.00
the use of Strategies to Engage the Mind of the Learner.
Unwrap your Thinking:
RB4121 • $25.00
40 Questions for Question-
Strategies to Engage the Mind of Answer Relationships
the Learner: Tents (set of 32) 9781742394213
This set includes 32 double-sided This item includes forty ‘Unwrap Your
bookmarks on durable cardboard. Each Thinking’ cards on durable cardboard.
folded bookmark contains questions to Each card contains a question that
support and enhance comprehension informs the Question-Answer Relationships strategy from Rachel
Before Reading, During Reading Billmeyer’s work, focusing on diﬀerent textual elements and
and After Reading, and also a handy encouraging the recollection of prior knowledge and extension
reading ‘Place Marker’ for students to of new information found while reading. Questions are narrative
use while reading new printed text. and informative, and cards are colour-coded. These cards can be
These bookmarks serve as an aid to used to facilitate active and ongoing small group discussion or
comprehension and as a quick resource individual reﬂection.
for beginning or uncertain readers that
RB4213 • $15.00
can be kept within the book itself.
Primary Tent: Reading Rocks 9781742394220 Bookmarks (set of 30) • $15.00 EACH
RB4220 • $15.00 Reciprocal Teaching • RB4299
High School Tent: Strategic Reader 9781742394237 Each bookmark contains key verbs and questions for the
RB4237 • $15.00 reading attributes - predict, clarify, question, visualise
and summarise - used throughout the Reciprocal
Strategies to Engage the Mind of Teaching strategy. Bookmarks can be used to stimulate
the Learner: thinking when reading.
Tent: Reciprocal Teaching
This item includes eight sets of foldable Think and Read (Primary) • RB4268
Reciprocal Teaching Tents, four tents 9781742394268
per set and 32 tents total. Tents include Each Think and Read Strategies bookmark contains a
sentence starters for the four reading quick summary of the strategies that students can use
attributes described in the books themselves: predict, clarify, to: better comprehend what they are reading; deal with
question and summarise. Use the tents to facilitate active and unfamiliar words; and relate new reading to their own
ongoing small group discussion. Organise students into groups of lives.
four with each student sharing ideas from their reading based on
the reading attribute outlined on the tent.
Reading to Solve Story Problems • RB4275
RB4244 • $19.95 Each bookmark contains icons and ideas to support
Chat and Go: problem solving and key questions. One side serves as an
30 Cards to Facilitate Talk About aid to student reading comprehension, outlining strategies
for engaging with diﬃcult or misunderstood text.
Books and Articles The other, questions to ask oneself, ensures complete
comprehension and understanding of stated ideas.
This item includes thirty Chat and Go Cards on durable, coloured
cardboard. Cards contain Chat and Go narrative and informative Guided Readings (Primary) • RB4282
questions to facilitate conversation about a selection read. These can 9781742394282
be used and re-used with groups or individuals, providing insight Each Guided Reading bookmark contains information
into students’ reading proﬁciency and level of understanding of a on the ‘Guided Reading’ strategy from Rachel
text, as well as providing fuel for further reﬂection and building Billmeyer’s work, relating the process of interpreting
future knowledge. Pack contains 30 cards and 29 unique questions. new information, dealing with it and incorporating it
RB4251 • $15.00 into a reader’s own understanding.
Literacy & Learning Vol 2: Strategies to Engage the Mind of the Reader
RB4002 • $375.00
Volume 3: Capturing All of the Reader Through
the Reading Assessment System
Capturing All of the Reader Memory Mats • $15.00 EACH
Through the Reading Assessment Memory Mats are colour-coded quick reference guides for the four
System: Capturing Reading traits and attributes of a strategic reader and scoring guides for these
traits and attributes.
Blackline Masters CD
• Set 1 (Red) describes the four traits of a strategic reader and the
narrative and informational attributes associated with each.
The Reading Assessment System • Set 2 (Yellow) describes the four traits within four reading
provides a new look at a measurable, continuums of attributes for use in years P–3.
alternative form of reading assessment • Set 3 (Green) describes the four traits within four scoring guides
intended for P–12 students in for narrative text in years 3–12.
all content areas. The book enables educators to examine the • Set 4 (Blue) describes the four traits within four scoring guides
components of the Reading Assessment System, practise using for informational text in years 3–12.
reading strategies as assessment tools in all content areas, and
develop reading assessment tasks. 79 blackline masters presented in Set 1 – The Four Traits of a
the Capturing All of the Reader Through the Reading Assessment Strategic Reader • RB4350
System book are reproduced on this CD.
Set 2 – The Four Traits and P-3
RB4312 • $25.00 Reading Continuums • RB4367
Posters (610 X 420 mm)
Set 3 – The Four Traits and
4 Traits of a Strategic Reader Narrative Text Scoring Guides
Posters are printed on durable paper, and
can be arrayed to show the traits side by side, Set 4 – The Four Traits and
with the included title strip “Four Traits of a Informational Text Scoring
Strategic Reader” displayed above. Posters are Guides • RB4336
clear and colourful, for ease of reading in the
busy classrooms in which they are displayed. Complete set of 4
Set of 4 • RB4329 • $72.00 (includes set 1, 2, 3 and 4)
RB4335 • $50.00
Literacy & Learning Vol 3: Caturing All of the Reader Through the
Reading Assessment System • RB4003 • $160.00
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