Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging and success oriented–and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume.
By Anita Archer and Charles A. Hughes. 2011. 290 pages. ISBN 978-1-60918-041-6. #S6084.