Reading to Learn in the Content Areas (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-07-19
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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With this text, future educators discover how they can teach students to use reading, discussion, and writing as vehicles for learning in any discipline. This edition features unparalleled coverage of how the increased availability of computers, instructional software, Internet resources--and electronic literacy in general--have affected the ways in which children learn and create meaning from their world. The authors' unique lesson framework for instruction, PAR (preparation/assistance/reflection), extends throughout the book. The text's reader-friendly presentation, balanced approach, strong research base, and inclusion of examples from a variety of subject areas and grade levels have helped make it one of the most popular books on the market.

Table of Contents

Teachers and Content Literacy
Supporting Diverse Learners in Content Classrooms
A Guide to Assessment and Evaluation for Content Teachers
Technology in Today's Content Classrooms
Moving Beyond the Traditional Textbook
Preparing Learners
Assisting Comprehension and Reflecting on Learning
Study Skills
Teaching Vocabulary
Writing to Learn in the Content Areas
Cooperative Learning
Engaging Students by Teaching in the Affective Domain
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