Texts and Lessons for Content area Reading Book

Texts and Lessons for Content area Reading


  • Author : Harvey Daniels
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 0325030871

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Texts and Lessons for Content area Reading Excerpt :

With this book, the authors support content-area and language arts teachers alike by pairing more than 75 short, kid-tested reproducible nonfiction texts with 33 simple, ready-to-go lessons that deepen comprehension and support effective collaboration.--[book cover]

Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature Book

Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature


  • Author : Harvey Daniels
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 032504435X

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Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature Excerpt :

"The experiences provided in these 37 lessons parallel the readings and tasks recommended by the Common Core State Standards. The main difference is that our lessons put student curiosity and engagement first." -Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke In this highly anticipated follow-up to Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke share their powerful strategies for engaging students in challenging, meaningful reading of fiction and poetry using some of their favorite short, fresh texts-or, as they put it, "full-strength adult literature that gives us English majors a run for our interpretive money- but is still intriguing enough to keep teen readers digging and thinking." Use the 37 innovative, step-by-step, common-core-correlated lessons with the reproducible texts provided, with selections from your literature textbook, or with your own best-loved texts to teach close reading skills and deep comprehension strategies. Give students opportunities to read and synthesize across texts with the 8 thematic text set lessons provided, or use the model unit outlines for using the lessons with The Giver, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Great Gatsby as springboards for planning your own novel studies. Better Together! Used together, Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature and Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading give you all the lesson ideas you need for all text types. Save 15% when you buy them together in a Texts and Lessons Bundle.

Content area Writing Book
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Content area Writing


  • Author : Harvey Daniels
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105123242054

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Content area Writing Excerpt :

Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing. Offers strategies for planning, organizing, and teaching, as well as numerous examples of student work and guidelines for evaluation and assessment.

Easy Strategies and Lessons that Build Content Area Reading Skills Book

Easy Strategies and Lessons that Build Content Area Reading Skills


  • Author : Joyce Graham Baltas
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 0439040922

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Easy Strategies and Lessons that Build Content Area Reading Skills Excerpt :

In each chapter, there is an introduction to a strategy, guidelines for using the strategy in the classroom, and activities to do before, during, or after reading. There is also a complete model lesson that includes a reproducible reading selection, reproducible student page, and follow-up activities. -- P. 5.

Mentor Texts Book
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Mentor Texts


  • Author : Lynne R. Dorfman
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Children's literature
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625311313

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Mentor Texts Excerpt :

In their first edition of Mentor Texts, authors Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli helped teachers across the country make the most of high-quality children's literature in their writing instruction. In Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6, 2nd Edition the authors continue to show teachers how to help students become confident, accomplished writers by using literature as their foundation. The second edition includes brand-new "Your Turn Lessons," built around the gradual release of responsibility model, offering suggestions for demonstrations and shared or guided writing. Reflection is emphasized as a necessary component to understanding why mentor authors chose certain strategies, literary devices, sentence structures, and words. Dorfman and Cappelli offer new children's book titles in each chapter and in a carefully curated and annotated Treasure Chest. At the end of each chapter a "Think About It--Talk About It--Write About It" section invites reflection and conversation with colleagues. The book is organized around the characteristics of good writing--focus, content, organization, style, and conventions. The authors write in a friendly and conversational style, employing numerous anecdotes to help teachers visualize the process, and offer strategies that can be immediately implemented in the classroom. This practical resource demonstrates the power of learning to read like writers.

Mini lessons for Literature Circles Book
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Mini lessons for Literature Circles


  • Author : Harvey Daniels
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004803658

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Mini lessons for Literature Circles Excerpt :

Harvey Daniels' Literature Circles introduced tens of thousands of teachers to the power of student-led book discussions. Nancy Steineke's Reading and Writing Together showed how a teacher can nurture friendship and collaboration among young readers. Now, Daniels and Steineke team up to focus on one crucial element of the Literature Circle model; the short, teacher-directed lessons that begin, guide and follow-up every successful book club meeting. Mini-lessons are the secret to book clubs that click. Each of these forty-five short, focused, and practical lessons includes Nancy and Harvey's actual classroom language and is formatted to help busy teachers with point-by-point answers to the questions they most frequently ask. How can I: steer my students toward deeper comprehension? get kids interested in each others' ideas? make sure kids choose just-right books? help students schedule their reading and meeting time? deal with kids who don't do the reading? get kids to pay more attention to literary style and structure? help special education and ELL students to participate actively in book clubs? get kids to expand their repertoire of reading strategies? make sure groups are on-task when I'm not looking over their shoulder? introduce writing tools (including role sheets) that support student discussion'. help shy or dominating members get the right amount of "airtime?" give grades for book clubs without ruining the fun? use scientific research to justify the classroom time I spend on literature circles? Each mini-lesson spells out everything from the time and materials needed to word-by-word instructions for students. The authors even warn "what could go wrong," helping teachers to avoid predictable management problems. With abundant student examples, reproducible forms, photographs of kids in action, and recommended reading lists, Mini-lessons for Literature Circles helps you deepen student book discussions, create lifelong readers, and build a respectful classroom

Reading Strategy Lessons for Science   Social Studies Book

Reading Strategy Lessons for Science Social Studies


  • Author : Laura Robb
  • Publisher : Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 95
  • ISBN 10 : 0439926424

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Reading Strategy Lessons for Science Social Studies Excerpt :

"...strategy lessons that help students become skilled readers of nonfiction, able to read and learn from textbooks and other materials independently."--Pg.4 of cover.

Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content Area Literacy  World Cultures Through Time Kit Book

Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content Area Literacy World Cultures Through Time Kit


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2010-09-24
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 1433320894

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Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content Area Literacy World Cultures Through Time Kit Excerpt :

Differentiate content, process, and product and promote content-area literacy with this dynamic kit about world cultures through time. This kit provides leveled informational texts featuring key historical themes and topics embedded within targeted literacy instruction. Teachers can assess comprehension of informational text using the included Culminating Activity. Additionally, teachers can use multimedia activities to engage students and extend learning. The 60 colorful Leveled Text Cards in this kit are written at four distinct reading levels, each card featuring subtle symbols that denote differentiated reading levels, making differentiation strategies easy to implement. Leveled Texts for Differentiated Content-Area Literacy: World Cultures Through Time Complete Kit includes: Leveled Text Cards; digital resources; Lessons; a Culminating Activity; Tiered Graphic Organizers; Assessment Tools; and audio recordings (of thematic raps and leveled texts).

Building Content Literacy Book

Building Content Literacy


  • Author : Roberta L. Sejnost
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452271378

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Building Content Literacy Excerpt :

This guide presents research-based strategies that enable secondary teachers to increase adolescent learning while meeting standards by incorporating reading, writing, and critical thinking into content instruction.

The Common Core Reading Book  6 8 Book

The Common Core Reading Book 6 8


  • Author : Gretchen Owocki
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 0325057311

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The Common Core Reading Book 6 8 Excerpt :

"Working effectively with the standards requires the critical understanding that the teacher-not the standard or the program-is the most important variable affecting adolescents' achievement." -Gretchen Owocki The Common Core Reading Book, 6-8 makes the reading goals of the standards doable for teachers in every content area. It also keeps the focus on instruction that's meaningful to adolescents and that supports deep engagement with literacy and your subject-area content. "I wanted to honor the intent of the standards," writes author Gretchen Owocki, "and at the same time respect the fact that students are eleven, twelve, and thirteen years old only once in their lives." Gretchen has matched sensible, step-by-step teaching strategies to the 10 reading anchor standards, giving you instructional choices that you can match to your students' needs, your goals for their development as readers, and your content-area's key texts. Whether you are a skilled teacher of reading or new to it, Gretchen pays special attention to the needs of literacy teachers and subject-area teachers alike with tools you'll use every day: a precise description of what each standard asks from adolescents instructional decision trees that simplify lesson planning clearly presented instructional strategies that release responsibility to students "students who..."suggestions for tailoring support to meet kids' individual needs. For close reading, citing textual evidence, evaluating arguments, analyzing visual media, or anything the Common Core reading standards ask for, rely on The Common Core Reading Book, 6-8. You'll find a framework sturdy enough to teach with, flexible enough to plan from, and so respectful of you and your students that it will soon become core to your teaching. Begin reading now with our sample chapter.

Content Area Literacy Strategies That Work Book

Content Area Literacy Strategies That Work


  • Author : Lori G. Wilfong
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-03-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351240871

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Content Area Literacy Strategies That Work Excerpt :

Content area teachers are now being tasked with incorporating reading and writing instruction, but what works? In this essential book from Routledge and AMLE, author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for content area literacy and how to implement them in the middle-level classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided, helping you figure out which ideas to ditch and which to embrace. Topics covered include... Building background knowledge quickly Using specific strategies to scaffold focus while reading Using small group reading strategies to bring personal response and accountability to the content Understanding items that make reading in different disciplines unique Teaching content area vocabulary in meaningful ways Making writing an authentic process through daily and weekly assignments Planning and teaching effective informational and argumentative pieces Each chapter includes Common Core connections and practical templates and tools. The templates are available as free eResources so you can easily print them for classroom use.

Content Area Reading Book
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Content Area Reading


  • Author : Richard T. Vacca
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2013-05-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 0133066789

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Content Area Reading Excerpt :

This title is also available packaged with the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133388417. Long respected as the market-leading text in content area literacy, this book gives pre- and in-service teachers an ambitious, coherent, and workable exploration of content literacy to take into their classrooms to improve reading and writing for all students. Comprehensible and accessible, Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, 11/e shows teachers how to use literacy-related instructional strategies to help students think and learn with both print and digital texts. The new Eleventh Edition emphasizes the comprehensive content focus of previous editions, including an ever-expanding knowledge base in the areas of literacy, cognition and learning, educational policy, new literacies and technologies, and student diversity. Chapter content has been upgraded to reflect current theory, research, and practice related to content literacy and learning in disciplines. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the Ap

Content Area Literacy Instruction for the Elementary Grades Book

Content Area Literacy Instruction for the Elementary Grades


  • Author : Donna E. Alvermann
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 0205366198

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Content Area Literacy Instruction for the Elementary Grades Excerpt :

A welcome addition to the content area reading market, this much-needed text helps teachers find ways to show elementary school children the classroom value of what they learn outside of school. Using a social constructionist framework, this prestigious author team includes strategies that the "National Reading Panel" deemed useful in promoting comprehension, becoming the first and only text that calls attention to "evidence-based research" and its implications for instruction. Innovative in its 3 R's framework--Remembering--Reflecting--Reconsidering--it will help readers make connections and improve comprehension. Unique features that you will find in this new text: A full chapter on diversity (Ch. 7). "English Language Arts Standards" textboxes are found in each chapter, and "English Language Arts Standards" and "Reading Professionals Standards Matrices" are found in Appendix C to help students understand how standards are addressed in the text. "Evidence-based Research" icons in found throughout every chapter. A wealth of sample lessons about how to integrate literacy into different grade-level content lessons are found throughout the text. "Try-It" exercises in every chapter illustrate main points and engage readers in participating in their own learning. Every chapter is embedded with boxed material highlighting key information on struggling Readers, English language learners, activities aligned to standards, and technology links to show students how to adapt their instruction. "The three-point design of Remembering, Reflecting, and Reconsidering is excellent for helping students understand and make connections. " (Nina L. Rynberg, Lake Superior State University) "Extremely well done! ...(Chapter four) inspires readers and offers hope that there can be success in helping students of all abilities acquire skill with content area reading. " (Lee A. Dubert, Boise State University) "The text is highly readable. The authors speak directly to the reader in a collegia

Comprehension  Grades K 12  Book

Comprehension Grades K 12


  • Author : Douglas Fisher
  • Publisher : Corwin
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 9781071823873

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Comprehension Grades K 12 Excerpt :

Radically change the way students learn from texts, extending beyond comprehension to critical reasoning and problem solving. Is your reading comprehension instruction just a pile of strategies? There is no evidence that teaching one strategy at a time, especially with pieces of text that require that readers use a variety of strategies to successfully negotiate meaning, is effective. And how can we extend comprehension beyond simple meaning? Bestselling authors Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nicole Law propose a new, comprehensive model of reading instruction that goes beyond teaching skills to fostering engagement and motivation. Using a structured, three-pronged approach—skill, will, and thrill—students learn to experience reading as a purposeful act and embrace struggle as a natural part of the reading process. Instruction occurs in three phases: Skill. Holistically developing skills and strategies necessary for students to comprehend text, such as monitoring, predicting, summarizing, questioning, and inferring. Will. Creating the mindsets, motivations, and habits, including goal setting and choice, necessary for students to engage fully with texts. Thrill. Fostering the thrill of comprehension, so that students share their thinking with others or use their knowledge for something else. Comprehension is the structured framework you need to empower students to comprehend text and take action in the world.