In this updated second edition of the best-selling classic, teacher Laura Robb reflects on her teaching and how it has changed in the 10 years since the book’s first publication. Robb provides new material based on current research and shares her recent learning experiences visiting classrooms throughout the country. She strives to help students become aware of why they are learning what they are learning. Within this resource, she discusses differentiation and how to teach students according to their reading levels. In addition, Robb shows how effective independent reading and read-alouds are for student engagement. She discusses effective reading and writing strategies, assessment, management, and motivation, and includes new chapter on conferring. This resource also includes a CD with 80 classroom-tested forms, including reading strategy checklists, surveys, reading assessments, and more! For use with grades five and up.Copyright 2010. Middle school. 7 x 9 inches. Softcover with CD, 335 pages.