Content Area Readers: Use Your Senses

Content Area Readers: Use Your Senses

by Dorothy Kauffman
     
 

The readers expand student's command of the vocabulary, language and concepts used in teaching math, history, science and social studies.

Pre-reading and post-reading exercises and glossary reinforce reading comprehension, vocabulary and language structures.

The Teacher's Book includes reproducible pages for additional practice and reinforcement of vocabulary

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Overview

The readers expand student's command of the vocabulary, language and concepts used in teaching math, history, science and social studies.

Pre-reading and post-reading exercises and glossary reinforce reading comprehension, vocabulary and language structures.

The Teacher's Book includes reproducible pages for additional practice and reinforcement of vocabulary and language.

Color art includes diagrams, photos, graphic organizers and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780194309547
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
330L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Dorothy Kauffman, (Ph.D.), author of The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas, is a consultant with the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, DC. Through CAL, she advocates for instruction that integrates the teaching of language and content and conducts professional development workshops at both the elementary and secondary levels. A former classroom teacher, she has served as a K-8 reading consultant and taught speech, reading, and English composition courses at the community college level. At the university level, she has taught reading methods, language arts methods, childrens literature, and supervised student teachers. The author of a supplementary reading series for grades 1-6 and a set of content-based ESL literature units for grades K-1, she helped to develop a social studies curriculum and textbooks for primary grade students of Belize. She also wrote a series of English language arts workbooks for students in grades K-5. Most recently, she revised the first edition of a staff development program, Whats Different about Teaching Reading to Students Learning English?

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