Literacy Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms
Literacy Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms

Today's general education classrooms include students with many different backgrounds, knowledge, skills, experiences and learning styles. Teachers face the challenge of delivering instruction in a way that is accessible to all of the diverse learners in their inclusive classrooms.

Literacy Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms, by Paula Kluth and Kelly Chandler-Olcott, offers K-12 teachers practical advice on how to enhance literacy instruction by providing a range of instructional strategies and reading activities that are engaging, effective, and accessible to diverse learners.

This six page (tri-fold) laminated guide is a convenient, affordable, and practical resource for those teaching reading/English language arts in inclusive classrooms.  It features specific techniques as well as evidence-based advice for targeting critical literacy skills such as fluency, writing, and vocabulary. Teachers will derive immediate benefits from ready-to-use strategies and straightforward guidance, including ways to:

  • Make the most of peer support
  • Build a classroom library
  • Adapt the read-aloud model
  • Assess understanding
  • Design literacy centers
  • Include parents and other school professionals

By Paula Kluth and Kelly Chandler-Olcott. 2012. 6 pages. ISBN 978-1-93560-965-0. #NP228.