The Reading Strategies Book 2.0: Your Research-Based Guide to Developing Skilled Readers (Paperback)

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Evidence-based, responsive instruction made easier.

  • 100 new and 200 heavily revised strategies
  • 700+ references or links to research studies
  • Skill progressions for progress monitoring
  • 200 new student-facing charts
  • New strategies for advanced middle school readers
  • Recently published mentor texts used in lesson examples

Serravallo brings a practical and proven approach to helping teachers help kids develop as skilled readers. The Reading Strategies Book 2.0 is designed to work in every K-8 classroom, providing strategies and lesson plans for every type of reader.

The user-friendly design of The Reading Strategies Book 2.0 makes it easy to find strategies, prompts, and tips that meet every student where they are now. Save prep time and support readers' progress toward skills mastery with classroom-ready features such as revised lesson language with updated mentor texts, teaching tips with advice for differentiation, and mostly new student-facing charts.

Whether you are looking for powerful and engaging lessons for whole-class teaching, need to supplement your core curriculum with small-group instruction, want to improve the quality of content-area instruction, or need ideas for intervention, The Reading Strategies Book 2.0 will help you connect research to practice.

About the Author

Jennifer Serravallo is the author of The New York Times' bestselling The Reading Strategies Book 2.0 and The Writing Strategies Book, which have been translated into Spanish, French, and Chinese. These and her other popular books and resources help teachers make goal-directed responsive strategy instruction, conferring, and small group work doable in every classroom. Her newest titles are The Reading Strategies Book 2.0; Teaching Writing in Small Groups; A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences, and the assessment and teaching resource Complete Comprehension for Fiction and Nonfiction. Jen is a frequently invited speaker at national and regional conferences and travels throughout the US and Canada to provide full-day workshops and to work with teachers and students in classrooms. She is also an experienced online educator who regularly offers live webinar series and full-day online workshops. Jen began her career in education as an NYC public school teacher. Now as a consultant, she has spent the last fifteen+ years helping teachers across the country create literacy classrooms where students are joyfully engaged, and the instruction is meaningfully individualized to students' goals. Jen is also a member of Parents Magazine Board of Advisors for education and literacy. Jen holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from Teachers College, where she has also taught graduate and undergraduate classes. Learn more about Jen and her work at, on Twitter @jserravallo, or Instagram @jenniferserravallo.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780325132679
ISBN-10: 0325132674
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2023
Pages: 480
Language: English