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Sustaining Strategic Readers: Techniques for Supporting Content Literacy in Grades 6-12
     

Sustaining Strategic Readers: Techniques for Supporting Content Literacy in Grades 6-12

by Valerie Ellery, Jennifer L. Rosenboom
 

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Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you'll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students.

Organized to make planning and

Overview

Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you'll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students.

Organized to make planning and teaching both easy and effective, the chapters offer:

* Highly effective strategies and techniques for teaching word study, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills
* Embedded strategy assessments to check for understanding and collect evidence of student learning
* Teacher talk to help students think strategically
* Ideas to engage and motivate adolescent learners
* Vignettes to help you envision what a technique might look like when used in your content area
* Key terms and guiding questions to focus your reading, study, and conversation

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872078390
Publisher:
International Literacy Association
Publication date:
04/22/2011
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Valerie Ellery has served the field of education as a National Board Certified Teacher, curriculum specialist, mentor, reading coach, staff developer, and an award-winning author and consultant.

Jennifer L. Rosenboom continues to support the field of adolescent literacy through professional development coaching and teacher mentoring. She is dedicated to having an impact on instruction and learning.

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