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Content Area Reading and Writing

Content Area Reading and Writing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0132298544

Cover of Content Area Reading and Writing 2ND 08 (ISBN 978-0132298544)
ISBN13: 978-0132298544
ISBN10: 0132298546
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2008
International: No

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Content Area Reading and Writing - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132298544

Norman Unrau

ISBN13: 978-0132298544
ISBN10: 0132298546
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Through this strategy-driven, theory-based book, content-area teachers gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental role that reading and writing play in content-area learning. Unique to this book is the attention paid to helping teachers understand how the high school cultures students belong to affect their view of literacy and learning. This book presents a diagnostic perspective on teaching-encourages future teachers to examine students' performance/work on an individual basis-helps teachers see how each student's culture, background, personality, and prior knowledge inform his or her learning and suggests ''best practice'' for that particular learner.The author offers step-by-step approaches to gauge student literacy, build vocabulary, and implement instruction that improves comprehension, encourages critical reading, supports writing for learning, and facilitates collaboration for literacy development. Content includes research-based review of writing and numerous writing strategies; research-based overview of motivation for literacy in the content areas; and features a full range of plans to get beginning teachers off to a ''good start'' by showing how to create a cohesive methodology that aligns state standards with integrated strategy instruction and authentic assessment.For future middle and high school educators.

Table of Contents

Knowing your students and their literacies p. 1
Engaging cultures and literacies for learning p. 2
Motivation to read content-area texts p. 32
Inside the meaning construction zone : readers reading p. 62
Assessing readers and their texts p. 98
Enhancing your students' literacies through strategic instruction p. 147
Vocabulary, concepts, and fluency for content area literacy p. 148
Strategies to enhance comprehension p. 178
Writing to assess, promote, and observe learning p. 210
Critical reading of print and nonprint texts p. 242
Designing literacy into academically diverse content area classes p. 277
Collaborating for literacy and learning : group strategies p. 278
Struggling Readers and english learners : addressing their cognitive and cultural needs p. 320
Designing literacy into academically diverse content area classes to promote understanding p. 358
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