Content Literacy for Today's Adolescents: Honoring Diversity and Building Competence / Edition 5

Content Literacy for Today's Adolescents: Honoring Diversity and Building Competence / Edition 5

by William G. Brozo, Michele L. Simpson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132286718

ISBN-13: 9780132286718

Pub. Date: 07/21/2006

Publisher: Pearson

Content Literacy for Today’s Adolescents, Fifth Edition, provides fresh, contemporary insights to help teachers develop adolescents' literacy skills within their respective content disciplines. Based on clearly defined, principled practice, the book discusses strategies for expanding comprehension, creating motivating learning contexts, developing

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Content Literacy for Today’s Adolescents, Fifth Edition, provides fresh, contemporary insights to help teachers develop adolescents' literacy skills within their respective content disciplines. Based on clearly defined, principled practice, the book discusses strategies for expanding comprehension, creating motivating learning contexts, developing vocabulary knowledge, using writing as a form of active learning, and more! Filled with tested-strategies from practicing teachers, the book includes teaching scenarios that address numerous techniques and a variety of learners. This edition features expanded coverage of technology, more on professional learning communities, and current resources ideal for fostering literacy in the middle and upper grades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132286718
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/21/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Adolescent Identities and Literacies

Chapter 2 Principled Practices for Effective Reading and Learning

Chapter 3 Principled Practices for Expanding Comprehension

Chapter 4 Classroom Assessment of Literacy Growth and Content Learning

Chapter 5 Creating Motivating Contexts for Literacy and Learning

Chapter 6 Developing General and Content-Area Vocabulary Knowledge

Chapter 7 Writing as a Tool for Active Learning

Chapter 8 Reading and Learning from Multiple Sources

Chapter 9 Learning Strategies

Chapter 10 Expanding Literacy and Content Learning Through Information and Communication Technologies

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