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

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-08-02
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This text explains how teachers can use reading and writing as a vehicle for learning in any discipline. Its 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

1. Processes and Principles of Content-Reading Instruction
2. The Affective Domain of Teaching
3. Learning With Multiple Resources
4. Determining the Reader's Background for Content Material
5. Building the Reader's Background for Content Material
6. Assisting Comprehension
7. Reflection in Reading: Autonomy, Critical Thinking, Evaluation
8. Teaching Vocabulary
9. Writing to Learn in the Content Areas
10. Study Skills and Study Systems
11. Cooperative Study for Communication and Collaboration
12. Supporting Diverse learners in the Content Classroom

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