But I'm Not a Reading Teacher: Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas / Edition 1

But I'm Not a Reading Teacher: Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas / Edition 1

by Amy Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1596670495

ISBN-13: 9781596670495

Pub. Date: 05/01/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book shows content area teachers in middle and high schools how to boost student achievement by including lessons and strategies which focus on students' reading comprehension without detracting from content area focus. These mini-lessons and strategies are research-based and address the specific literacy challenges of each particular subject area (social

…  See more details below

Overview

This book shows content area teachers in middle and high schools how to boost student achievement by including lessons and strategies which focus on students' reading comprehension without detracting from content area focus. These mini-lessons and strategies are research-based and address the specific literacy challenges of each particular subject area (social studies, mathematics, science, etc.). The author has provided a large number of reading examples from texts, sample tests and assessments, and actual mini-lessons, their content areas identified by marginal tabs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596670495
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
230,021
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Learning and Reading

2. Scaffolding Vocabulary Instruction

3. Standardized Tests and Reading Comprehension

4. Academic Genres: Subject Area Reading

5. The Before-Reading Strategies

6. The During Strategies

7. After-Reading Strategies:

8. What Works? What Doesn't?

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >