9780136101024

Content Area Reading and Literacy Succeeding in Today's Diverse Classrooms (with MyEducationLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136101024

  • ISBN10:

    013610102X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2/24/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

A continuing best-seller, the Sixth Edition of Content Area Reading and Literacyequips preservice and inservice teachers to teach content area literacy in an era of high accountability and provides in-depth and integrated attention to the needs of students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds.   This well-respected text has been lauded for its scope of topics and examples, its research-based information, and its accessible writing style. Written by trusted authorities in the field of adolescent literacy, Donna Alvermann, Stephen Phelps, and Victoria Ridgeway Gillis, the sixth edition includes up-to-date information on addressing the literacy needs of English learners and a culturally diverse student population.  Victoria Ridgeway Gillis has more than two decades of secondary school teaching experience, which brings added depth and credibility to each chapter.  This text also addresses new frameworks for reading and writing instruction, including a sociocultural perspective on teaching and learning and insights from the New Literacies.   

Table of Contents

Content Literacy and the Reading Process
Language, Diversity, and Culture
Creating a Favorable Learning Environment
Planning for Content Literacy
Assessment of Students and Textbooks
Preparing to Read
Reading to Learn
Increasing Vocabulary and Conceptual Growth
Reflecting on Reading
Writing Across the Curriculum
Studying and Study Strategies
Developing Lifetime Readers: Literature in Content Area Classes
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