Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum / Edition 7

Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum / Edition 7

by Richard T. Vacca, Jo Anne L. Vacca, Vacca Jo Anne L., Richard T. Vacca
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321088107

ISBN-13: 9780321088109

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

With the underlying belief that students learn with texts, not necessarily from them, this respected text is designed to be an active learning tool, complete with real-world examples and research-based practices. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening processes to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Content Area Reading.

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With the underlying belief that students learn with texts, not necessarily from them, this respected text is designed to be an active learning tool, complete with real-world examples and research-based practices. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening processes to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Content Area Reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321088109
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.95(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Part 1Teaching and Learning with Texts1
Chapter 1Reading Matters2
Organizing Principle2
Chapter Overview3
Frame of Mind4
Teachers, Students, and Text5
Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum14
Instructional Scaffolding28
Looking Back, Looking Forward29
Minds-On30
Hands-On31
Suggested Readings33
Chapter 2Learning with Textbooks, Trade Books, and Electronic Texts34
Organizing Principle34
Chapter Overview35
Frame of Mind36
Textbook Use in Today's Classrooms37
Rationale for Trade Books40
Trade Books in the Classroom43
Rationale for Electronic Texts52
Electronic Texts in the Classroom: Connecting Literacy and Learning56
Looking Back, Looking Forward67
Minds-On68
Hands-On68
Suggested Readings69
Chapter 3Making Authentic Assessments70
Organizing Principle70
Chapter Overview71
Frame of Mind72
High-Stakes and Authentic Approaches to Assessment73
Portfolio Assessment81
Assessing Text Difficulty99
Looking Back, Looking Forward114
Minds-On115
Hands-On115
Suggested Readings116
Chapter 4Bringing Students and Texts Together118
Organizing Principle118
Chapter Overview119
Frame of Mind120
The Classroom Context121
Visible and Invisible Aspects of Content Literacy Instruction124
Looking Back, Looking Forward152
Minds-On155
Hands-On156
Suggested Readings157
Part 2Instructional Strategies159
Chapter 5Vocabulary and Concepts160
Organizing Principle160
Chapter Overview161
Frame of Mind162
Experiences, Concepts, and Words163
Making Connections Among Key Concepts165
Activating What Students Know About Words171
Reinforcing and Extending Vocabulary Knowledge and Concepts177
Looking Back, Looking Forward186
Minds-On186
Hands-On187
Suggested Readings188
Chapter 6Prereading Strategies190
Organizing Principle190
Chapter Overview191
Frame of Mind192
Meaningful Learning, Schema, and Motivation193
Arousing Curiosity194
Making Predictions202
Student-Generated Questions206
Looking Back, Looking Forward210
Minds-On210
Hands-On211
Suggested Readings213
Chapter 7Talking to Learn214
Organizing Principle214
Chapter Overview215
Frame of Mind216
Encouraging Text-Talk Through Integrated Strategies220
Looking Back, Looking Forward242
Minds-On243
Hands-On244
Suggested Readings245
Chapter 8Writing to Learn246
Organizing Principle246
Chapter Overview247
Frame of Mind248
Reading and Writing Together250
Exploratory Writing253
Journal Writing260
Essay Writing275
Looking Back, Looking Forward281
Minds-On282
Hands-On283
Suggested Readings284
Chapter 9Study Strategies286
Organizing Principle286
Chapter Overview287
Frame of Mind288
Textually and Contextually Important Ideas289
Searching for and Using Text Structure291
Graphic Representations295
Writing Summaries307
Making Notes312
Taking Notes316
Looking Back, Looking Forward318
Minds-On319
Hands-On319
Suggested Readings320
Chapter 10Study Guides322
Organizing Principle322
Chapter Overview323
Frame of Mind324
Three-Level Guides325
Pattern Guides331
Concept Guides339
Selective Reading Guides342
Looking Back, Looking Forward345
Minds-On347
Hands-On348
Suggested Readings348
Chapter 11Struggling Readers350
Organizing Principle350
Chapter Overview351
Frame of Mind352
Scaffolding Instruction for Students Who Struggle with Texts356
Comprehension Strategies363
Vocabulary Strategies373
Looking Back, Looking Forward388
Minds-On390
Hands-On390
Suggested Readings391
Part 3Professional Development393
Chapter 12Growth and Reflection in the Teaching Profession394
Organizing Principle394
Chapter Overview395
Frame of Mind396
Purposes, Needs, and Guidelines397
Professional Themes, Trends, and Challenges399
Strategies for Successful Professional Development402
Professional Development Plans411
Looking Back, Looking Forward417
Minds-On417
Hands-On418
Suggested Readings419
Appendix AInternet Addresses for Content Areas420
Appendix BGraphic Representations with Text Frames433
Appendix CAffixes with Invariant Meanings437
Appendix DCommonly Used Prefixes with Varying Meanings441
Bibliography443
Name Index459
Subject Index464

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