Office : 941.704.1956

Contact Us

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon

Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you’ll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students.


Organized to make planning and teaching both easy and effective, the chapters offer:


  • Highly effective strategies and techniques for teaching word study, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills
  • Embedded strategy assessments to check for understanding and collect evidence of student learning
  • Teacher talk to help students think strategically
  • Ideas to engage and motivate adolescent learners
  • Vignettes to help you envision what a technique might look like when used in your content area
  • Key terms and guiding questions to focus your reading, study, and conversation

SSR - 1st Edition