Nancy Roberts

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"One would be amazed to know what a six or sixteen-year-old can teach a teacher."

- Nancy Roberts

Nancy Roberts is a high-school literacy specialist in the Lockport City School District in New York and works with grades 9–12 in various content areas, weaving literacy skills and strategies into all curricular areas. She has co-authored a book and quick reference guide focusing on the FIVE Strategies for Reading Comprehension

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Nancy Roberts

Nancy Roberts is a literacy specialist in the Lockport City School District in New York and has worked with grades K–12. Most recently she has worked at the elementary level providing instruction to tier 3 RtI students, as well as, working collaboratively with classroom and consultant teachers. Within her years in the district she has also worked as a Literacy Coach. Her experiences have included working with students in 8:1:1, 12:1:1, 15:1, CT/504, ESL, and general education settings.

Roberts also works at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, in the graduate literacy program as an adjunct professor. Her work there includes teaching and working in the clinical experience as well as teaching a course on the changing role of a literacy specialist. Previously, she worked many years as a classroom teacher and literacy specialist in an elementary/intermediate parochial school in Buffalo.

She has presented workshops at various venues on the FIVES comprehension strategy and collaborative teaching. Along with the FIVES text she has written and co-authored journal articles. Roberts continues to work in collaboration with educators and administration on literacy issues and solutions to meet the needs for and within different student populations.

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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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