9780321088109

Content Area Reading : Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321088109

  • ISBN10:

    0321088107

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The market leader for twenty-two years, this text is an ambitious exploration of content literacy, while maintaining its reputation as workable and sensible. This text is designed to be an active learning tool, complete with real-world examples and practices from which students can work. The Seventh Edition has a reorganized format to reflect the text's exploration of content literacy. This organization reflects an integrative approach to literacy. Content area reading has grown into a reflective exploration of content literacy the ability to use reading, writing, speaking, and listening processes to learn subject matter across the curriculum. This text's organization reflects this interpretative approach to literacy.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents ix
Preface xvii
Part 1 Teaching and Learning with Texts 1(158)
Reading Matters
2(32)
Learning with Textbooks, Trade Books, and Electronic Texts
34(36)
Making Authentic Assessments
70(48)
Bringing Students and Texts Together
118(41)
Part 2 Instructional Strategies 159(234)
Vocabulary and Concepts
160(30)
Prereading Strategies
190(24)
Talking to Learn
214(32)
Writing to Learn
246(40)
Study Strategies
286(36)
Study Guides
322(28)
Struggling Readers
350(43)
Part 3 Professional Development 393(27)
Growth and Reflection in the Teaching Profession
394(26)
Appendix A Internet Addresses for Content Areas 420(13)
Appendix B Graphic Representations with Text Frames 433(4)
Appendix C Affixes with Invariant Meanings 437(4)
Appendix D Commonly Used Prefixes with Varying Meanings 441(2)
Bibliography 443(16)
Name Index 459(5)
Subject Index 464

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