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Yellow Brick Roads: Shared and Guided Paths to Independent Reading 4-12 Book Study

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Yellow Brick Roads provides a path for teachers to follow in developing their own literacy program. It focuses on grades 4-12 language arts classrooms or Tier 2 reading classrooms. Allen focuses on literacy development through making reading and writing so enticing that students can’t resist. She promotes reaching students where they are and respecting them for their individual differences. Yellow Brick Roads outlines and directs the use of read alouds, shared reading, guided reading, independent reading, writing, and vocabulary development. It also provides many tools for assessing and evaluating students and their progress