Mary Shea

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"Preparing students of today for their future in an increasingly global society is more about teaching how to construct and apply knowledge to reason, learn, adapt, innovate, collaborate, communicate, and be comfortably flexible than it is about ensuring that discrete facts and isolated skills are mastered."

- Mary Shea

Mary Shea is professor emerita at SUNY Buffalo State and Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. She teaches courses in the graduate literacy MS programs.

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Mary Shea

Mary Shea is professor emerita at SUNY Buffalo State and Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. She teaches courses in the graduate literacy MS programs. Previously, she worked for many years in western New York schools as a classroom teacher, literacy specialist, and language arts coordinator. She has also co-authored a book and quick reference guide focusing on the FIVE Strategies for Reading Comprehension. 

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  1. The FIVES Reading Comprehension Pack

    Book + Quick Reference Guide

    Mary Shea, Nancy Roberts

    Multi-pack | 06/24/16

    $34.90

    The FIVES Reading Comprehension Pack, which includes the book The FIVES Strategy for Reading Comprehension and a companion four-page quick reference guide, shows teachers how to help students develop strong writing, language, and literacy skills by focusing on facts, inferences, vocabulary, experiences, and summary (FIVES). Teachers will explore intervention strategies for various groups, such as English language learners, and discover new ways to help them meet Common Core State Standards.

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  2. The FIVES Strategy for Reading Comprehension

    Mary Shea, Nancy Roberts

    Paperback | 06/24/16

    $27.95

    This book help students develop authentic, real-world skills, by focusing on facts, inferences, vocabulary, experiences, and summary.

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  3. The FIVES Strategy for Reading Comprehension Quick Reference Guide

    Mary Shea, Nancy Roberts

    Quick reference guide

    $6.95

    In this quick reference guide, teachers are introduced to the FIVES―a literacy strategy designed to strengthen students’ comprehension of facts, inferences, vocabulary, experiences, and summary. Teachers will learn the eight steps to successfully teach the FIVES, and how to create worksheets and rubrics so students develop a love of reading along with real-world skills.

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  4. Using FIVES for Writing

    Communicating, Thinking, and Learning Effectively

    Mary Shea, Nancy Roberts

    Paperback | 07/23/18

    $27.95

    In Using FIVES for Writing: Communicating, Thinking, and Learning Effectively, Shea and Roberts help educators of all grades have their students meet the standards for writing competence—covering everything from constructed response paragraphs and integrated response essays to practical written expression.

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