Content Area Reading Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies (with MyEducationLab)

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-08-25
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Practical strategies for teaching reading, writing, and study skills in the content area classroom.Three full chapters on reading comprehension (reflecting the before, during, after reading approach) and a separate chapter that explores multiple literacies.

Author Biography

Maureen McLaughlin is a professor of reading education at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She earned her doctorate at Boston University in reading and language development. Prior to her tenure at the University, Dr. McLaughlin spent fifteen years as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and department chair in a public school system.


A member of the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association from 2005 — 2008, Maureen is the author of numerous publications about the teaching of reading, reading comprehension, and content area literacies. A frequent speaker at international, national, and state conferences, Maureen is a consultant to school districts and universities throughout North America.

Table of Contents

Content Area Reading: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies 1e
Teaching in the 21st Century
Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies
Standards-Based Teaching and High-Stakes Assessments
Comprehending Content Area Text
Using Comprehension Strategies to Guide Thinking
Using Comprehension Strategies to Extend Thinking
Content Area Vocabulary
Organizing for Teaching and Learning
Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
Writing in the Content Areas
Using Technology in the Content Areas
Inquiry: Key to Critical and Creative Thinking in the Content Areas
Poetry, Drama, Music, and Art: Alternative Representations of Thinking
Course-Based Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting
Meeting the Challenges and Continuing to Learn through Professional Development
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