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Fountas, Irene C.

Overview
Works: 178 works in 396 publications in 2 languages and 10,293 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction television programs  Instructional television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Teacher , Creator
Classifications: LB1573, 372.4
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Most widely held works by Irene C Fountas
Guided reading : good first teaching for all children by Irene C Fountas( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided Reading was written for K-3 classroom teachers, reading resource teachers, preservice teachers, teacher educators, researchers, administrators, and staff developers. Based on the authors' nine years of research and development, it explains how to create a balanced literacy program based on guided reading and supported by reading aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches. While there is an entire chapter devoted solely to the process by which children become literate, every chapter presents theoretical underpinnings for the practices it suggests
Word matters : teaching phonics and spelling in the reading/writing classroom by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to create literacy programs for K-3 students that focus on letters, sounds, and words, discussing the theory of word study and providing instructions and practical tools for reading and writing skills
Guiding readers and writers, grades 3-6 : teaching comprehension, genre, and content literacy by Irene C Fountas( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides major components for an elementary literacy program, including the teaching of comprehension and word analysis, a 1,000 title book list, and suggestions for struggling readers and writers
Matching books to readers : using leveled books in guided reading, K-3 by Irene C Fountas( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles more than seven thousand caption books, natural language texts, series books, and childrens literature for kindergarten through grade three
Interactive writing : how language and literacy come together, K-2 by Andrea McCarrier( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the early phases of writing and having special relevance to prekindergarten through grade 2 teachers, this book shows how teachers can use interactive writing to teach a range of foundational literacy skills by sharing the pen with young writers. Skill building includes: letter formation, letter names, phonemic awareness, spelling, high-frequency words, concepts about print, early reading, and organizing and composing narrative and expository text. The book features practical advice, suggestions for using children's literature and art in the writing program, examples of children's writing, suggestions for helping children learn to write and read expository text, suggestions for professional development, and specific steps for getting started day by day. Chapters in the book are: (1) What Is Interactive Writing? (2) Language and Literacy Learning: The Role of Interactive Writing; (3) Organizing Space and Materials To Support Interactive Writing; (4) Getting Started with Interactive Writing; (5) Essential Elements of Interactive Writing; (6) Learning about the Writing Process: Composing a Text; (7) Constructing a Text: Learning about Letters and How Print Works; (8) Constructing a Text: Learning How Words Work; (9) Exploring and Extending the Meaning of Literature; (10) Learning about Expository Text through Interactive Writing; (11) Using Expository Writing as a Tool for Inquiry; (12) Knowing Your Learners: The Foundation for Effective Teaching; (13) Making Decisions for Effective Teaching; (14) Adjusting Interactive Writing as Writers Change over Time; and (15) Why Interactive Writing Helps Children Learn Literacy. Appendixes contain specifications for building an easel; an approximately 500-item list of children's literature titles integral to interactive writing; a self-assessment rubric for interactive writing; an analysis of writing form; and 9 murals based on works of children's literature. (Rs)
Voices on word matters : learning about phonics and spelling in the literacy classroom by Irene C Fountas( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and Russian and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen articles on phonics and spelling programs, including practical advice on assessment tools, interactive writing and shared reading, and word sorting, as well as discussions of observed individual readers and entire classrooms
Leveled books (K-8) : matching texts to readers for effective teaching by Irene C Fountas( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why match books to readers? -- A gradient of text: what, why and how? -- A comprehensive and effective literacy curriculum -- The text base for an effective language and literacy program -- Factors related to text accessibility -- Analyzing the features of texts -- Putting text analysis into action -- Creating a high-quality leveled book collection -- Finding the right books for readers -- Using leveled books in guided reading -- Understanding levels of text: A to I -- Understanding levels of text: J to M -- Understanding levels of text: N to S -- Understanding levels of text: T to Z -- The classroom library -- The classroom collection for guided reading -- Creating and using a school bookroom -- Book clubs, gifts, and cost-effective planning -- How to write grant proposals to acquire more books
Help America read : a handbook for volunteers by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to be an effective literacy volunteer, identifying ten ways to help, and including advice on time management, finding ways to talk with children, choosing books, and other topics
When readers struggle : teaching that works by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leveled books for readers, grades 3-6 by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes more than 6000 leveled books - cover
Literacy beginnings : a prekindergarten handbook by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: For prekindergarten children, language and play are the major tools for learning about the world, and they are also the most important tools for early literacy learning. The three- or four-year-old who takes a memo pad and marker around to family members "to take orders" for dinner, like all young children, makes no distinction between play and reading and writing. It all involves curiosity, learning, discovery, and excitement. In their latest professional book, Gay Su Pinnelland Irene Fountas show you how to tap into young children's excitement to introduce them to the world of literacy in joyful, engaging ways. As with their Continuum of Literacy Learning for grades K-8, they provide detailed descriptions of language and literacy behaviors and understandings for teachers to notice, teach, and support, while offering practical strategies for the prekindergarten classroom. Full of resources like songs, rhymes, and finger plays, Literacy Beginnings also includes 35 ready-to-use lessons to introduce young children to reading and writing
The continuum of literacy learning, grades 3-8 : a guide to teaching by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive curriculum document that provides a vision of what upper elementary children and adolescent students need to be able to do as readers, writers, and language users. Organized by grade or text level, each section contains continua that list characteristics and goals appropriate to the specific grade or level
Guided reading by Stanford E Taylor( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows guided reading lessons with K-2 students and provides examples of the components and basic structure of a guided reading lesson. Based in part on the book, "Guided reading : good first teaching for all children," Heinemann, 1996
The Fountas and Pinnell leveled book list K-8+ by Irene C Fountas( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When you need to identify the level of a book accurately, whether for guided reading lessons or to build classroom or school libraries, you can rely on "The Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Book List" for an extensive selection of books in various genres and levels to support your students' interests and competencies
Sing a song of poetry : a teaching resource for phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonics lessons, grade 1 by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set of materials for phonics instruction in kindergarten, with book of minilessons and companion teaching resources
The Fountas and Pinnell leveled book list K-8 by Irene C Fountas( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuum of literacy learning, grades K-8 : behaviors and understandings to notice, teach, and support by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive curriculum document that provides a vision of language and literacy development for students in kindergarten through grade 8. The book contains the same text characteristics and goals as the K-2 and 3-8 books but instead is organized along the following instructional contexts: interactive read-aloud and literature discussion; shared and performance reading; writing about reading; writing; oral, visual, and technological communication; phonics, spelling, and word study; and guided reading
A coordinator's guide to Help America read : a handbook for volunteers by Gay Su Pinnell( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to coordinate successful volunteer literacy programs, identifying the characteristics of an effective volunteer program, and describing strategies for starting a program, recruiting and orienting volunteers, reaching out to families, and other aspects of the effort
 
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Activity programs in education Book leveling Children's poetry, English Children--Books and reading Classroom libraries Constructivism (Education) Curriculum planning Developmental reading Education, Primary Effective teaching English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Early childhood) English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Elementary) English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Preschool) English language--Orthography and spelling--Study and teaching English language--Phonemics--Study and teaching (Early childhood) English language--Phonetics English language--Phonetics--Study and teaching (Elementary) English language--Phonetics--Study and teaching (Primary) English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers Great Britain Group work in education Guided reading Language arts Language arts (Early childhood) Language arts (Elementary) Language arts (Elementary)--Curricula Language arts (Preschool) Listening--Study and teaching (Early childhood) New Zealand Project method in teaching Reading Reading (Adult education) Reading (Early childhood) Reading (Elementary) Reading (Elementary)--Language experience approach Reading (Middle school) Reading (Preschool) Reading (Primary) Reading--Phonetic method Reading--Phonetic method--Study and teaching (Elementary) Reading--Phonetic method--Study and teaching (Primary) Reading--Remedial teaching Reading teachers Special education--Reading Teachers--In-service training United States Victoria Volunteer workers in education
Guided reading : good first teaching for all children
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Word matters : teaching phonics and spelling in the reading/writing classroomGuiding readers and writers, grades 3-6 : teaching comprehension, genre, and content literacyMatching books to readers : using leveled books in guided reading, K-3Interactive writing : how language and literacy come together, K-2Voices on word matters : learning about phonics and spelling in the literacy classroomLeveled books (K-8) : matching texts to readers for effective teachingHelp America read : a handbook for volunteersWhen readers struggle : teaching that works