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Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach

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9780757508172

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0757508170
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8/10/2006
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Author Biography

John E. Readence is a professor in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Thomas W. Bean is a professor of Reading/Literacy and Coordinator of Doctoral Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas R. Scott Baldwin is Dean of the School of Education at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Table of Contents

About the Authorsp. iii
Brief Contentsp. v
Prefacep. xi
Features of the Seventh Editionp. xiii
Learning with Text and Technologyp. 1
Content Area Literacy: A Rationalep. 2
What Is Content Area Literacy?p. 4
Assumptions and Misconceptionsp. 4
Reexamining the Roles of Teachers and Textsp. 6
Literacy in the New Milleniump. 8
Knowledge Base of Content Area Literacyp. 9
Subject Knowledgep. 10
Literacy Strategiesp. 10
Social Contextp. 10
What Makes This Textbook Integrated?p. 11
Strategy Implementation and Reality Checksp. 14
Technologyp. 19
Technology: Imagining Our Futurep. 20
Introduction of Computers into the Classroomp. 21
New Teaching Machinesp. 23
Computer Softwarep. 23
Multimediap. 23
Smart Booksp. 24
Virtual Realityp. 24
Internetp. 25
Content Area Literacy Web Sitep. 26
The Dark Side of the Netp. 26
Language, Culture, Diversity, and the Reading/Writing Processp. 29
Languagep. 31
Second Language Strategiesp. 33
Culturep. 34
Lesson Designp. 35
Students with Disabilitiesp. 39
Technology Aidsp. 39
Cognitive and Linguistic Factors in Text Comprehensionp. 40
Organization of Prior Knowledge in Memoryp. 40
Concept Learning in Content Areasp. 42
Prior Knowledge of a Topic and Reader Interestp. 43
Motivation to Learn with Content Textsp. 44
Memoryp. 45
Language of Textp. 47
Language of Studentsp. 48
Reading/Writing Relationshipp. 49
The Classroom Social Contextp. 50
Selecting Textbooks and Multimedia Materialsp. 54
Politics and Textbooksp. 55
Censorshipp. 57
Textbook Censorshipp. 58
Textbook Adoption Policiesp. 60
Readabilityp. 61
Quantitative Factors in Readability Measurementp. 62
Raygor Readability Estimatep. 62
Qualitative Factors in Textbook Evaluationp. 63
Textbook and Multimedia Evaluation Guidelines and Checklistsp. 67
Introducing the Textbook to Studentsp. 67
Conducting a Preview of the Textp. 70
Assessmentp. 77
Purposes for Assessmentp. 79
Program Evaluationp. 79
Student Diagnosisp. 80
Descriptive Terminology of Assessmentp. 80
Cautions Concerning Standardized Testingp. 82
Content Reading Inventoryp. 85
Naturalistic Assessmentp. 90
Observationp. 90
Interviews, Conversations, Journals, and Open-ended Surveysp. 92
Portfoliosp. 93
Assessing Prior Knowledgep. 94
Knowledge Ratingp. 94
Word Associationp. 95
Prediction Guidep. 96
Teaching and Learning Strategiesp. 101
Unit and Lesson Planningp. 102
Planningp. 104
Developing Units and Lessonsp. 105
Planning Thematic Units and Lessonsp. 115
Accommodating Individual Differences in Planningp. 117
A Definitionp. 118
Some Suggestionsp. 119
Literaturep. 125
Assessment of Reading Attitudes and Interestsp. 128
Attitudesp. 128
Interestsp. 131
Young Adult Literaturep. 132
Multicultural Literaturep. 135
Using Trade Booksp. 137
Reading Aloud to Studentsp. 138
Sustained Silent Reading (SSR)p. 138
Literature Response Journals and Other Response Strategiesp. 140
Book Clubsp. 142
Novel Journalp. 142
Readers Theaterp. 143
Library Powerp. 143
Sources of Trade Booksp. 144
Vocabularyp. 150
Wordsp. 152
Vocabulariesp. 154
Decoding Unfamiliar Vocabularyp. 154
Morphemic Analysisp. 155
Context Cluesp. 156
External Referencesp. 157
A General Decoding Strategy for Textbooksp. 159
Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instructionp. 160
Be an Enthusiastic Model of Vocabulary Usep. 160
Make Vocabulary Meaningfulp. 160
Reinforce Vocabularyp. 161
Be Eclecticp. 161
Teacher-Directed Strategiesp. 162
Contextual Redefinitionp. 162
Graphic Organizersp. 163
Word Origins (Etymologies)p. 165
Semantic Mappingp. 168
Feature Analysisp. 169
Clues and Questionsp. 171
Strategies for Vocabulary Independencep. 172
Verbal and Visual Word Associationp. 172
Vocabulary Self-collectionp. 174
Word Mapp. 175
Toastp. 175
Extension Activitiesp. 177
Analogiesp. 177
Matching Definitions to Scrambled Wordsp. 178
Hidden Word Puzzlesp. 178
Crossword Puzzlesp. 181
Comprehension: Principles and Integrated Approachesp. 183
Principles of Comprehensionp. 185
Prior Knowledgep. 185
Levels of Understandingp. 186
Organization of Informationp. 189
Integrated Approachesp. 193
K-W-Lp. 193
Inquiry Chartsp. 194
Listen-Read-Discussp. 197
Scaffolded Reading Experiencep. 198
Questioning the Authorp. 200
Critical Media Literacyp. 201
Comprehension: Guiding Content Literacyp. 204
Prereading Strategiesp. 206
Anticipation Guidesp. 206
Text Previewsp. 208
ReQuestp. 212
Directed Reading-Thinking Activityp. 215
Reading Strategiesp. 217
Study Guidesp. 217
Options Guidesp. 220
Analogical Guidesp. 222
Postreading Strategiesp. 225
Discussion Groupsp. 226
Reaction Guidesp. 228
Phony Document Strategyp. 229
Polar Oppositesp. 230
Graphic Organizersp. 232
Multiple Text Inquiry Discussionp. 233
Writingp. 237
Writing Processp. 239
Composing and Transcribingp. 240
Writing to Learnp. 240
Journal Writingp. 240
Quick Writesp. 242
Possible Sentencesp. 243
Cubingp. 245
Writing Roulettep. 246
ReWritep. 248
Guided Writing Procedurep. 251
Writing to Informp. 255
Autobiographiesp. 255
Biographiesp. 256
Research Papersp. 257
I-Search Papersp. 259
Imaginative Writing Assignmentsp. 261
Responding to Writingp. 262
Individual Conferencesp. 262
Self-evaluationp. 263
Peer Evaluationp. 264
Studyingp. 267
Principles of Effective Studyingp. 270
Attentionp. 270
Goal Orientationp. 270
Organizationp. 271
Rehearsalp. 271
Time on Taskp. 272
Depth of Processingp. 272
Encoding Specificityp. 272
Specific Strategiesp. 273
Listening and Taking Notesp. 273
Metacognitionp. 277
Reading and Taking Notesp. 280
Graphic Comprehensionp. 284
Test Preparationp. 285
Porpe: An Essay Writing Strategyp. 292
Glossaryp. 297
Bibliographyp. 305
How to Use the Content Area Literacy Digital Supplement CD-ROMp. 325
Author Indexp. 331
Subject Indexp. 335
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