Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction: Engaging Classrooms, Lifelong Learners

Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction: Engaging Classrooms, Lifelong Learners

by Emily Anderson Swan, John T. Guthrie
     
 

This book presents Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI), a research-supported framework for integrating curriculum with instruction and fostering long-term engagement in reading. CORI is a practical model that helps K-6 teachers plan integrated units of instruction based on their own interests and strengths as well as their state's curricular requirements.

Overview

This book presents Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI), a research-supported framework for integrating curriculum with instruction and fostering long-term engagement in reading. CORI is a practical model that helps K-6 teachers plan integrated units of instruction based on their own interests and strengths as well as their state's curricular requirements. Demonstrated are compelling ways to: Connect reading and writing to science, social studies, or math Create an active, collaborative classroom environment Use real-world observations to promote strategic thinking and learning Get students involved in setting and pursuing their own knowledge goals Develop creative assignments, build student portfolios, and evaluate progress The book is replete with concrete examples showing the CORI approach in action, including lively descriptions and photographs of a semester-long grade 2-3 weather unit. Also included are useful reproducible planning tools and assessment materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308121
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/20/2002
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

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