Content Area Reading, Writing, and Storytelling: A Dynamic Tool for Improving Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum through Oral Language Development

Content Area Reading, Writing, and Storytelling: A Dynamic Tool for Improving Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum through Oral Language Development

by Brian "Fox" Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591587018

ISBN-13: 9781591587019

Pub. Date: 11/30/2008

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Through a balance of pedagogy and practice, Ellis gives teachers the skills and confidence they need to become better storytellers. The book includes dozens of great stories and classroom-tested lesson plans to help students improve reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. With better reading skills, students' ability to learn content will also improve. By

Overview

Through a balance of pedagogy and practice, Ellis gives teachers the skills and confidence they need to become better storytellers. The book includes dozens of great stories and classroom-tested lesson plans to help students improve reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. With better reading skills, students' ability to learn content will also improve. By telling their own stories students will also learn creative writing strategies. The preface and introduction recount current research, while providing inspiration for teachers to learn and tell stories. Each subsequent chapter explores one content area, Reading, Math, Science, etc. There is also a series of interdisciplinary units. What makes this project unique is that each chapter offers several exciting, easy-to-learn stories and reproducible pages for a ready-to-use handouts. Lesson plans include detailed strategies for their application, as well as links to national learning standards. Grades K-6

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591587019
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How to Tell and Learn the Tale

Chapter 2: Storytelling and the Reading Writing Connection

Chapter 3: Storytelling and Social Studies

Chapter 4: Storytelling and Science

Chapter 5: Storytelling, Math, and Problem Solving

Chapter 6: Creating Thematic Units

Chapter 7: Building a Community of Learners

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