Summary: This book provides middle school and high school educators with literacy development strategies that emphasize effective learning in content contexts. Expanding on the first edition of this book, author Buehl addresses teachers outside the reading field who may not be familiar with the ideas that circulate in professional reading journals. He introduces readers to these ideas with a user-friendly collection of 45 literacy skill-building strategies that can easily be ...show moreadapted for students at a variety of ability levels.
With the development of state and national achievement standards in reading, writing, social studies, mathematics, science, and other curricular areas, it is more important than ever for educators to develop the literacy skills of older students. The activities in this book will help you instill in your learners the skills and desire to read increasingly complex materials, and provide explicit instruction in reading comprehension and study strategies across the curriculum. ...show less
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