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Author Allington, Richard L.
Title Reading to learn : lessons from exemplary fourth-grade classrooms / Richard L. Allington, Peter H. Johnston ; foreword by Michael Pressley ; afterword by Gerald G. Duffy.
Imprint New York : Guilford Press, [2002]

Series Solving problems in the teaching of literacy
Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Subject Reading (Elementary) -- United States -- Case studies.
Fourth grade (Education) -- United States -- Case studies.
Alt Name Johnston, Peter H.
Description xviii, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248) and index.
Contents PART I: WHAT DO WE KNOW AND NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOOD FOURTH-GRADE TEACHING? : Teaching fourth grade in the 21st Century -- What do we know about effective fourth-grade teachers? -- PART II: WHAT DO GOOD CLASSROOMS LOOK AND FEEL LIKE? : Inquiry and a good conversation: "I learn a lot from them" / Peter H. Johnston and Joan Backer -- "Responsibility and respect for themselves and for whatever it is they're doing": learning to be literate in an inclusive classroom / Gay Ivey -- "Focus on the real and make sure it connects to kids' lives" / Ruth Wharton-McDonald and June Williamson -- "We learn from each other": collaboration and community in a bilingual classroom / Jeni Pollack Day -- A caring, responsible learning community / Peter H. Johnston and Mary Ellen Quinlan -- "I want students who are thinkers" / Peter H. Johnston, Tracey Bennett, and John Cronin -- PART III: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED ABOUT GOOD FOURTH-GRADE TEACHING? : Integrated instruction in exemplary fourth-grade classrooms -- Literate achievements in fourth grade -- The nature of good fourth-grade teaching -- Shifting the focus of the reading debate: a cautionary afterword / Gerald G. Duffy -- Appendix: Achievement growth on standardized reading tests.
ISBN 1572307633 (cloth : alk. paper)
1572307625 (paper)
OCLC # 49351974
Table of Contents
Pt. IWhat Do We Know and Need to Know About Good Fourth-Grade Teaching? 
 1Teaching Fourth Grade in the 21st Century3
 2What Do We Know about Effective Fourth-Grade Teachers?18
Pt. IIWhat do Good Classrooms Look and Feel Like? 
 3Inquiry and a Good Conversation: "I Learn a Lot from Them" / Peter H. Johnston, Joan Backer37
 4"Responsibility and Respect for Themselves and for Whatever It Is They're Doing": Learning to Be Literate in an Inclusion Classroom / Gay Ivey54
 5"Focus on the Real and Make Sure It Connects to Kids' Lives" / Ruth Wharton-McDonald, June Williamson78
 6"We Learn from Each Other": Collaboration and Community in a Bilingual Classroom / Jeni Pollack Day99
 7A Caring, Responsible Learning Community / Peter H. Johnston, Mary Ellen Quinlan123
 8"I Want Students Who Are Thinkers" / Peter H. Johnston, Tracey Bennett, John Cronin140
Pt. IIIWhat Have We Learned About Good Fourth-Grade Teaching? 
 9Integrated Instruction in Exemplary Fourth-Grade Classrooms169
 10Literate Achievements in Fourth Grade188
 11The Nature of Good Fourth-Grade Teaching204
 Shifting the Focus of the Reading Debate: A Cautionary Afterword / Gerald G. Duffy223
AppAchievement Growth on Standardized Reading Tests233
 Children's Publications Cited247