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Gunning, Thomas G.

Overview
Works: 90 works in 237 publications in 2 languages and 7,335 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Bibliography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LB1573, 372.4
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Most widely held works by Thomas G Gunning
Assessing and correcting reading and writing difficulties by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although grounded in theory and research, this book is a practical text that specifies how to assess students and how to use assessment results to provide effective instruction for low achieving readers and writers. Forty sample lessons, described in step-by-step fashion, cover virtually every major skill or strategy. The emphasis is on teaching strategies that students can use independently for improving word recognition, vocabulary knowledge, comprehension, reading in the content areas, writing, and study skills. Chapters in the book are: (1) Introduction to Reading Difficulties; (2) Factors Involved in Reading and Writing Difficulties; (3) Overview of Assessment; (4) Placing Students: The Informal Reading Inventory and Related Measures; (5) Assessment of Reading and Writing Processes; (6) Assessment of Cognitive, School, and Home Factors; (7) Emergent Literacy and Early Intervention Programs; (8) Teaching High-Frequency Words; (9) Teaching Phonics; (10) Syllabic, Morphemic, and Contextual Analysis and Dictionary Strategies; (11) Building Vocabulary; (12) Building Comprehension; (13) Reading to Learn in the Content Areas; (14) Building Study Strategies; (15) Building Writing Strategies; (16) Severe Problem Cases, Students Acquiring English, and Older Students; (17) Materials, Voluntary Reading, and Technology; and (18) Organization of Early Intervention and Corrective Programs. Contains approximately 650 references. Appendixes present informal assessment measures; a 73-item list of high-interest, low-readability books; and a sample assessment report. (Rs)
Creating literacy instruction for all students by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book recognizen that reading is part of a larger language process and gives readers the theories behind the methods and encourages them to choose, adapt, and construct their own approaches as they create a balanced literacy program. Emphasis on adapting instruction for English language learners, struggling readers and writers
Best books for building literacy for elementary school children by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Best Books for Building Literacy for Elementary School Children arranges more than 900 children's books, both fiction and nonfiction, by school grade (one through six) and by difficulty level (easy, average, challenging). This enables teachers, librarians, parents, and others to have at their fingertips an extensive bibliography of interesting and worthwhile books for every child. Because the list is annotated and graded, users can easily and accurately choose books that match each child's interests and reading ability. Also included are practical directions for setting up and implementing a voluntary reading program and suggestions on other ways (such as choral reading, recording reading, and echo reading) to faster development."--Jacket
Creating reading instruction for all children by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best books for beginning readers by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and French and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing escapes : illustrated with photographs and prints by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nine tales of escape and survival against great odds including escapes from a great white shark, a volcanic eruption, and a fall through a thunderstorm
Dream cars by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a variety of present-day experimental cars and how teams of designers and engineers can forecast the shape of future automobiles. Also discusses vintage cars and how they influence future designs
Dream trains by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the recent advances and future technological possibilities in railway transportation
Unexplained mysteries by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes nine strange and, as yet, unexplained events including the man who lived after spending two days inside a whale's stomach, the sighting of a dinosaur-like creature in Africa, the moving coffins of Barbados
Phonological awareness and primary phonics by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream planes by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some recent advances and future technological possibilities in the field of air transportation
Building words : a resource manual for teaching word analysis and spelling strategies by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A step-by-step guide to literacy education in grades 1-4, Building Words goes beyond theory. This flexible, easy-to-use book includes almost everything you might need to structure an effective literacy program based on word analysis skills and strategies. The book guides you through a series of lessons, from initial assessment, through the principles of emergent literacy and phonics, to the more advanced skills of contextual analysis and spelling. In addition, each section is complemented by dozens of songs, riddles, and puzzles that can be used in activities to practice and reinforce word analysis skills in your classroom."--Jacket
Teaching phonics and other word attack skills by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating literacy instruction for all children by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange mysteries by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten true stories of real happenings involving buried treasure, strange disappearances, and the like, that were puzzling at the time and some of which remain a mystery to this day
Developing higher-level literacy in all students : building reading, reasoning, and responding by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known for his practical, research-based approach, Dr. Gunning offers classroom teachers the tools to promote higher-level literacy in all students. In his new book, he presents assessment procedures in a step-by-step format to guide teachers in reading assessment and includes model lessons for all strategies and techniques."--book jacket
Building literacy in the content areas by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading success for all students : using formative assessment to guide instruction and intervention by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Help for reading teachers in continuous monitoring, assessment and instruction that targets students' problem areas This vital resource offers classroom teachers and literacy coaches practical assessments that can be used to evaluate key areas in students' reading performance. These assessments will provide information that can be directly used for planning instruction. Specific instructional techniques and activities are linked to each of the assessments so that teachers know exactly how to teach necessary skills. Tests and other evaluative devices are aligned with Common Core State Standards and state frameworks. Offers a proven model for monitoring and assessing students Assessments and instructional strategies are easy to implement as part of any curriculum Practical strategies are modeled on a tested approach for helping students work through their problem areas "--
Closing the literacy gap by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading comprehension boosters : 100 lessons for building higher-level literacy, grades 3-5 by Thomas G Gunning( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An effective resource for improving young students' comprehension skills With 100 high-interest reading activities, this book is designed to help students gain fundamental comprehension skills so they can succeed in reading complex and varied types of texts
 
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Best books for building literacy for elementary school children
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