Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum / Edition 10

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$38.39
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 07/03/2015
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$139.15
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$105.24
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $24.02
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 84%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (18) from $24.02   
  • New (2) from $70.12   
  • Used (16) from $24.00   

Overview

Content Area Reading remains the market-leading text in content literacy and maintains the authors' original objective — to offer an ambitious, coherent, and workable exploration of content literacy. Celebrating its 30th university, Vacca, Vacca, and new- to-this-edition co-author Mraz, have written this text to be an active learning tool, complete with real-world examples and research-based practices. Thoroughly updated, the text has been completely reorganized into two parts: Part 1, "Learners, Literacies, and Texts", places the focus on the cultural, linguistic, and academic diversity of today's learners; their personal and academic literacies, and the kinds of texts that are integral to their lives in and out of schools. Part 2, "Instructional Practices and Strategies", contains a multitude of evidence-based instructional strategies waiting to be adapted to meet the conceptual demands inherent in disciplinary learning. Accessible and comprehensible, the text provides a foundation that can be applied across the disciplines, meeting the needs of all students.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137035113
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/12/2010
  • Series: MyEducationLab Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 501,461
  • Product dimensions: 7.66 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

Part One: Learners, Literacies, and Texts

Chapter 1: Literacy Matters

Chapter 2: Learning with New Literacies

Chapter 3: Culturally Responsive teaching in Diverse Classrooms

Chapter 4: Assessing Students and Texts

Chapter 5: Bringing Students and Texts Together

Part Two: Instructional Practices and Strategies

Chapter 6: Activating Prior Knowledge and Interest

Chapter 7: Thinking and Learning with Text

Chapter 8: Developing Vocabulary and Concepts

Chapter 9: Writing to Learn

Chapter 10: Study Strategies

Chapter 11: Learning with Trade Books

Chapter 12: Literacy Coaching

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Great for preservice teachers

    My favorite parts of this book are the literature suggestions and examples for classroom use. Great resource!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted March 9, 2009

    Lots of good tips

    Overall, I liked how the book was laid out and appreciated the variety of graphic organizers and subject-specific ideas that were available.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)