Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2009-07-01
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
About the Authorsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Infusing Reading Into the Content Areasp. 1
Sailing Into Differentiated Reading Instructionp. 1
The Goals of This Bookp. 2
Effective Practices and Related Researchp. 5
Differentiationp. 7
The Reading Journeyp. 10
Summaryp. 12
Creating a Climate to Motivate Readers: Learn to Read With Mep. 13
Designing the Physical Environmentp. 14
Designing the Affective Enviornmentp. 16
A Community of Readersp. 26
Knowing and Assessing the Readerp. 27
Developmental Readiness for Readingp. 28
Meet Your Reading Charactersp. 29
Developing the Eager, Fluent Readerp. 40
The Keys to Reading Successp. 42
Five Views of the Readerp. 42
Assessing and Diagnosing the Readerp. 49
The Grading Dilemmap. 58
Summaryp. 59
Differentiated Models and Strategies of Readingp. 61
Adjustable Assignment Modelp. 61
Curriculum-Compacting Modelp. 62
Centers and Stations Modelp. 63
Project-Based Modelsp. 63
Problem-Solving Modelp. 64
Independent Choice Reading Modelp. 65
Guided Reading Modelp. 65
Language Experience Modelp. 67
Shared Reading Modelp. 70
Read-Aloud Modelp. 70
Four-Block Modelp. 71
From Models to Implementationp. 72
Summaryp. 80
Vocabularyp. 81
Identifying and Selecting Vocabulary Wordsp. 81
Preassessing Vocabulary Wordsp. 82
Learning New Wordsp. 84
Twenty-five Ways to Teach Vocabularyp. 86
Vocabulary Visualsp. 98
Cues to Context Cluesp. 100
Subject Terminologyp. 101
Overcoming Miscuesp. 102
Master Multiple Meaningsp. 105
Student Mastery of Vocabularyp. 106
Summaryp. 107
The Art of Decodingp. 109
Phonics Instructionp. 109
The Phonics Dozen (The Fonix Duzen!)p. 110
Structural Analysisp. 118
Summaryp. 124
Comprehension and Flexible Groupingp. 125
Why Differentiate Comprehension Strategies?p. 125
Barriers to Comprehensionp. 126
Levels of Comprehensionp. 127
Steps to Reading a Passagep. 128
Before Reading: The Passage Previewp. 129
During Reading: The Passage Viewp. 136
Flexible Grouping Designs for Reading Texts (TAPS)p. 141
After Reading: The Passage Reviewp. 147
Assessing Comprehensionp. 160
The Teacher's Role in Comprehension Instructionp. 164
Summaryp. 166
Planningp. 167
A Schoolwide Planning Tool: Threading a Reading Skill Through the Content Areasp. 167
Planning to Use Reading Strategies Effectivelyp. 168
Planning for Reading of Informational Textp. 170
Text Checkp. 173
Designing Reading Instruction for English-Language Learnersp. 177
Planning Parent Conferences: Learners Leading the Wayp. 179
Planning Homework Alternativesp. 179
Planning for Excellence With the Other Three R'sp. 180
Conclusionp. 181
Differentiated Instruction Is Like a Sailboat Racep. 181
Appendixp. 183
Recommended Readingp. 191
Referencesp. 193
Indexp. 197
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