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The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-08105-0
648 pages
October 2015, Jossey-Bass
The Reading Teacher

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The essential handbook for reading teachers, now aligned with the Common Core

The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists is the definitive instructional resource for anyone who teaches reading or works in a K-12 English language arts-related field. Newly revised and ready for instant application, this top seller provides up-to-date reading, writing, and language content in more than 240 lists for developing targeted instruction, plus section briefs linking content to research-based teaching practices. This new sixth edition includes a guide that maps the lists to specific Common Core standards for easy lesson planning, and features fifty brand-new lists on: academic and domain-specific vocabulary, foundation skills, rhyming words, second language development, context clues, and more. This edition also includes an expanded writing section that covers registers, signal and transition words, and writers' craft. Brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as-is or adapted to students' needs, these lists are ready to differentiate instruction for an individual student, small-group, or planning multilevel instruction for your whole class.

Reading is the center of all school curricula due to recent state and federal initiatives including rigorous standards and new assessments. This book allows to you skip years of curating content and dive right into the classroom armed with smart, relevant, and effective plans.

  • Develop focused learning materials quickly and easily
  • Create unit-specific Common Core aligned lesson plans
  • Link classroom practice to key research in reading, language arts and learning
  • Adapt ready-made ideas to any classroom or level

It's more important than ever for students to have access to quality literacy instruction. Timely, up to date, and distinctively smart, The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists should be on every English language arts teacher's desk, librarian's shelf, literacy coach's resource list, and reading professor's radar.

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Table of Contents

Common Core State Standards xi

The Authors xv

Preface to the Sixth Edition xvii

SECTION 1: FOUNDATIONS 1

List 1 Typical Literacy Development 4

List 2 Speech Sound Development 8

List 3 Sound-Awareness Books 9

List 4 Rhyming Books 11

List 5 Predictable Books 14

List 6 Books without Words 16

List 7 Print Concepts 19

List 8 Phonics Awareness 20

List 9 Rhyming Words21

List 10 Minimal Pairs 23

List 11 Word Segmentation 30

List 12 Active Response Activities33

List 13 Handwriting Charts 36

List 14 Reading and Language Tips for Parents of Young Children 38

List 15 Language Arts Glossary for Parents and Others 41

SECTION 2: PHONICS 51

List 16 Suggested Phonics Teaching Order 53

List 17 Consonant Sounds and Spellings 55

List 18 Vowel Sounds and Spellings 57

List 19 Double Vowels 58

List 20 The Final E Rule 59

List 21 Sound Determined by Letter Position 60

List 22 Phonics Example Words 61

List 23 The Most Common Phonograms 78

List 24 Phonograms 79

List 25 Phonically Irregular Words 88

List 26 Standalones—Words without Rhymes 89

List 27 Syllabication Rules 90

SECTION 3: USEFUL WORDS 93

List 28 High-Frequency Instant Words 95

List 29 Homophones 102

List 30 Homographs and Heteronyms 110

List 31 Easily Confused Words119

List 32 Collective Nouns 122

List 33 Mass or Uncountable Nouns 124

List 34 Compound Words 126

List 35 Nonreversible Word Pairs 129

List 36 Similes 130

List 37 Metaphors 131

List 38 Collocations 132

List 39 Common Word Idioms 133

List 40 Idiomatic Expressions 135

SECTION 4: VOCABULARY BUILDERS 139

List 41 The Twenty Most Common Prefixes 142

List 42 Prefixes of Number, Size, and Amount 143

List 43 More Prefixes 145

List 44 The Twenty Most Common Suffixes 149

List 45 Inflectional Suffixes 150

List 46 More Suffixes 151

List 47 Greek and Latin Roots 155

List 48 -Ology Word Family 160

List 49 -Phobia and -Philia Word Families 161

List 50 Synonyms 162

List 51 Antonyms 165

List 52 Words with Multiple Meanings 168

List 53 Onomatopoeia 171

List 54 Portmanteau or Blended Words 173

List 55 Clipped Words 175

List 56 Oxymorons 176

List 57 Sesquipedalian Superstars 177

List 58 Eponyms and Toponyms—Words Based on Names 181

List 59 Neologisms or New Words 186

List 60 Words Borrowed from Other Languages 191

List 61 French and Latin Phrases 194

List 62 American and British English Words 196

List 63 Words and Phrases from Mythology 198

List 64 Shakespeare in Words and Phrases 203

SECTION 5: CONTENT LITERACY 205

List 65 High-Utility Academic Words—Primary Grades 1 to 3 208

List 66 High-Utility Academic Words—Intermediate Grades 4 to 8 210

List 67 Math Vocabulary—Primary Grades 1 to 3 213

List 68 Math Vocabulary—Elementary Grades 4 to 5 217

List 69 Math Vocabulary—Intermediate Grades 6 to 8 220

List 70 US Customary Measurement System 224

List 71 Metric System of Measurement (SI) 226

List 72 Metric and Customary Equivalents and Conversion 228

List 73 Roman Numerals 230

List 74 Reading Math Symbols 231

List 75 Social Studies Vocabulary—Primary Grades 1 to 3 233

List 76 Social Studies Vocabulary—Intermediate Grades 4 to 8 234

List 77 Social Studies Vocabulary—Secondary Grades 9 to 12 238

List 78 Geography Vocabulary—Primary Grades 1 to 3 240

List 79 Geography Vocabulary—Intermediate Grades 4 to 8 241

List 80 Geography Fast Facts 243

List 81 US States and Their Capitals245

List 82 States of Mexico and Their Capitals 247

List 83 Provinces of Canada and Their Capitals 248

List 84 Science Vocabulary—Primary Grades 1 to 3 249

List 85 Science Vocabulary—Elementary Grades 4 to 6 252

SECTION 6: BOOKS 257

List 86 Book Words 260

List 87 Genres and Text Types 262

List 88 New and Old Favorite Books to Read Aloud 265

List 89 Award-Winning Children’s Books 270

List 90 Books for Word Play 274

List 91 Children’s All-Time Favorite Books 276

List 92 Books for Reluctant Readers 278

List 93 Kids’ Magazines for Readers and Writers 281

List 94 Booklist Collections 284

List 95 Book Interest Arousers 287

List 96 Fifty Postreading Response Ideas 288

List 97 The Fry Readability Graph 290

List 98 Readability Score Comparisons 292

List 99 Exemplar Texts for ELA and Subject Area Literacy 293

SECTION 7: COMPREHENSION 299

List 100 BDA Comprehension Strategies 302

List 101 Context Clues and Word Meaning 304

List 102 Syntax and Comprehension 306

List 103 Comprehension Questions 307

List 104 Question Starters for Discussions 309

List 105 Proverbs 310

List 106 Graphic Organizers 316

List 107 Problem-Solving Guide321

List 108 Paragraph and Text Organization 322

List 109 Character Traits 325

List 110 Tone and Mood Words 330

List 111 Point of View 333

List 112 Language Registers 335

List 113 Persuasive Techniques 338

List 114 Literary Terms 339

SECTION 8: FLUENCY 343

List 115 Fluency Elements 346

List 116 Sentence Tunes 348

List 117 Fluency and Punctuation 349

List 118 Fluency Teaching Methods 351

List 119 Oral Reading Activities353

List 120 Optimal Oral Reading Rates 355

List 121 Oral Reading Fluency Rubric 356

SECTION 9: LANGUAGE 357

List 122 Common Features of Language 359

List 123 Parts of Speech 361

List 124 Key Verb Concepts 362

List 125 Common Verb Tenses 364

List 126 Irregular Verb Patterns 367

List 127 Basic Sentence Patterns 370

List 128 Capitalization Guidelines 371

List 129 Contractions 372

List 130 Punctuation Guidelines 373

SECTION 10: SPELLING 377

List 131 Spelling Demons—Elementary 380

List 132 Spelling Demons—Intermediate 381

List 133 Spelling Demons—National Spelling Bee383

List 134 Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes 384

List 135 Plurals 386

List 136 Spelling and Pronunciation 388

List 137 Common Abbreviations 389

SECTION 11: WRITING 393

List 138 Narrative and Informational Text 396

List 139 Story Starters 397

List 140 Prompts for Expository Writing 399

List 141 Descriptive Words 402

List 142 Color Words 406

List 143 Sense Words for Descriptive Writing 407

List 144 Signal and Transition Words 410

List 145 He Said/She Said 415

List 146 Checklist for Narrative Writing—Primary 417

List 147 Checklist for Opinion Writing—Primary 418

List 148 Checklist for Informative or Explanatory Writing—Primary 419

List 149 Checklist for Narrative Writing—Elementary 420

List 150 Checklist for Opinion/Argument Writing—Elementary 421

List 151 Checklist for Informative or Explanatory Writing—Elementary 422

List 152 Teacher’s Corrective Feedback Code 423

List 153 Proofreading Marks 424

List 154 Hyphenation Rules for Writing 425

List 155 Nonbiased Language Guidelines 426

List 156 Acronyms and Initializations 429

SECTION 12: TEACHING IDEAS 431

List 157 Tips for Reading Teachers 433

List 158 Games and Teaching Activities 434

List 159 Language Development through Drama 438

List 160 Word Wall Lists 440

List 161 Student/Group Project Planner 446

List 162 Working in Teams448

List 163 Teamwork Rules 450

List 164 Teaching with Magazines and Newspapers 451

List 165 Sample Reading Block Schedule 452

List 166 Activities for Tutors and Volunteers 453

List 167 One Hundred Ways to Praise 455

List 168 Activities for Multiple Intelligences457

List 169 Multiple Intelligences Questionnaire—Elementary 459

List 170 Multiple Intelligences Questionnaire—Middle and High School 461

List 171 Report Card Helpers—Euphemisms 463

List 172 Reading Organizations and Journals 464

List 173 Publishers of Reading Materials and Tests 467

List 174 Education Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initializations 468

SECTION 13: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS 471

List 175 Teaching Tips for ELLs’ Success 474

List 176 Realia and Manipulatives 476

List 177 Class and School Vocabulary for ELLs 477

List 178 Students’ Language Background 480

List 179 English Sounds Not Used in Other Languages 481

List 180 Problem English Sounds for ELLs 482

List 181 Spanish Alphabet and Phonics 483

List 182 Useful Spanish Words and Phrases for Teachers 486

List 183 Three Hundred Most Frequently Used Spanish Words 493

List 184 Dichos—Spanish Proverbs 497

SECTION 14: ASSESSMENT 499

List 185 Assessment Methods 502

List 186 Assessment Terms 504

List 187 Normal Distribution 507

List 188 Study Skills Checklist 508

List 189 Memory and Recall Techniques 510

List 190 Test-taking Strategies 512

List 191 Test Words 514

List 192 Interest Inventory—Primary 516

List 193 Interest Inventory—Elementary/Intermediate 517

List 194 Cloze Procedure Variations 518

List 195 Analogies 520

List 196 Rubrics for Narrative Writing—Primary 522

List 197 Rubrics for Opinion Writing—Primary 523

List 198 Rubrics for Informative or Explanatory Writing—Primary 524

List 199 Rubrics for Narrative Writing—Elementary 525

List 200 Rubrics for Opinion/Argument Writing—Elementary 527

List 201 Rubrics for Informative or Explanatory Writing—Elementary 529

SECTION 15: WORD PLAY 531

List 202 Jump Rope Rhymes 534

List 203 Tongue Twisters 539

List 204 Children’s Humor: What Kids Say 542

List 205 Popular First Names 544

List 206 Fun Names 547

List 207 Curious Place Names 548

List 208 Anagrams 550

List 209 Palindromes 552

List 210 Proverbs in Disguise 554

List 211 Rools for Good Writing 555

List 212 Poetry for Language Laughs 557

List 213 Surprising Reading Research 559

List 214 Wacky Wordies—Visual Word Puzzles 560

SECTION 16: ALPHABETS AND SYMBOLS 567

List 215 Alphabet Letter Frequency 569

List 216 Alphabet Websites 570

List 217 Different Alphabets 571

List 218 Ancient Egyptian Alphabet—Hieroglyphs 572

List 219 Native American Symbols 573

List 220 American Manual Alphabet574

List 221 American Sign Language 575

List 222 Braille Alphabet 576

List 223 Radio Voice Alphabet 577

List 224 Morse Code 577

List 225 Traffic Signs 578

SECTION 17: INFORMATION LITERACY 583

List 226 Evaluating Online Resources586

List 227 Developing Citation Skills 588

List 228 Making a Document Interactive 590

List 229 Fifty Uses for Graphic Organizers 592

List 230 Dictionary and Glossary Skills 594

List 231 Dictionary Pronunciation Symbols 596

List 232 Library Classification Systems 598

SECTION 18: DIGITAL RESOURCES 601

List 233 Search Tips and Strategies 603

List 234 Simple Search Strategies 605

List 235 Websites for Reading and Literacy606

List 236 Websites for Children’s Literature608

List 237 Websites for Word Lovers 610

List 238 Virtual Reference Library611

Index 613

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Author Information

JACQUELINE E. KRESS, EDD, is a tenured Professor of Education at Georgian Court University's School of Education in Lakewood Township, New Jersey. She is the author of The ESL Teacher's Book of Lists from Jossey-Bass.

EDWARD B. FRY, PHD, (1925–2010), was Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Internationally known for his Readability Graph, Fry was the author of more than 30 books.

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