Secondary School Literacy Instruction : The Content Areas

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-08
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This book is known for its practical explanations of reading, writing, and study strategies. Its motivational pedagogy helps pre-service teachers learn to improve their students' progress, making the text especially appealing to the non-literacy teaching majors who are required to take this course. The chapter on Diversity includes new coverage of English Language Learners, cultural diversity, and collaboration between general and special education teachers. A matrix of content-area coverage lists places throughout the book where material on specific content areas can be found. Marginal icons highlight where specific content material appears in the text.

Table of Contents

Contents of Literary Instruction in a Technological Age
Content Area Literacy in a Changing World Literacy Demands on Secondary School Students Literacy Lens--The Content Areas Reading Instruction in the Content Area Curriculum Reading Performance and Standards
Integrating Technology in Content Area Literacy Instruction Building on Past Experience with Technology Working with Newer Technologies Evaluating Literacy Applications Advantages of Technology in the Classroom Integrating Technology into the Curriculum Perspective on Technology Use for Literacy Learning Tomorrow
Strategies for Learning: Constructing Meaning and Studying
A Conceptual Approach to Developing Meaningful Vocabulary Word Knowledge How Do Students Learn Words and Concepts? Creating Effective Vocabulary Instruction Conceptual Relationships Contextual Connections A Conceptual, Contexualized Approach to the Instruction of Specific Words Additional Strategies for Students' Vocabulary Learning
The Process of Constructing Meaning in Texts Multiple Literacies and Reading Comprehension Linguistic and Cognitive Components of Comprehension The Contexts of Reading Comprehension
Strategies for Construction Meaning in Texts Strategic Readers Types of Thinking and Reading Authentic Reading Tasks Strategies to Increase Comprehension Enhancing Comprehension Before, During, and After Reading
Location and Organization of Information Location Skills Organizational Skills
Reading-Study Strategies for Textbook Use Preparation for Study Importance of a Study Method Reading to Follow Directions Graphic Aids Adjusting Rate to Fit Purpose and Materials Fluency Retention Test Taking
Applying Literacy Instruction in the Content Area
Writing in the Content Area The Relationships Among Reading, Writing, and Thinking The Process Approach to Writing in the Content Areas Types of Writing-to-Learn in the Content Areas Evaluation of Writing
Literature-Based and Thematic Approaches to Content Area Teaching Values and Uses of Literature in the Secondary School Curriculum Literature Instruction Activities to Encourage Students' Response to Literature Developing Thematic Teaching Units
Reading in the Content Areas: I Introduction to Reading Content Material Content Area Discourse Content Strategies and Assignments Content Text Structures Integrated Curriculum Social Studies Content Science and Health Content Mathematics Content English (Language Arts) Content Foreign Languages
Reading in the Content Areas: II Literacy for Career-Related Education Aspects of Vocational Literacy Applications of Literacy Strategies
Instruction and Assessment of All Learners
Content Literacy for Diverse Students Diverse Readers in Content Classes Classroom Diversity Guiding Diverse Readers in Content Classes Content Instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) Motivating Diverse Students The Instructional Process Instructional Strategies for Diverse Populations Content Reading Strategies Organizing and Remembering Strategies
Classroom Literacy Assessment Norm-Referenced Tests Criterion-Referenced Tests Classroom-Based Assessments Assessing the Readability of Printed Materials Computer Applications to Assessment
Name Index
Subject Index
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