Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas / Edition 1

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas / Edition 1

by Carolyn M. Chapman, Rita S. King
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761938257

ISBN-13: 9780761938255

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Increase understanding of content by strengthening every learner's reading skills!

Completely revised and reorganized, this second edition of the best-selling guide by Carolyn Chapman and Rita King offers creative, substantive methods for increasing students' content learning by helping them become better readers.

Featuring new strategies, expanded coverage of

Overview

Increase understanding of content by strengthening every learner's reading skills!

Completely revised and reorganized, this second edition of the best-selling guide by Carolyn Chapman and Rita King offers creative, substantive methods for increasing students' content learning by helping them become better readers.

Featuring new strategies, expanded coverage of key topics, guidelines for working with English language learners, and suggestions for effective planning, this updated edition provides methods for using differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, scaffolding, and cooperative learning to support reading comprehension. With ideas for all subject areas, including math, science, and social studies, the book shows teachers how to

Create the right environment for motivating readers

Assess readers effectively

Incorporate guided reading, shared reading, the four-block model, language experience, and read-alouds

Teach vocabulary using methods such as visuals and context clues

Improve comprehension before, during, and after reading

Brimming with samples, suggestions, and lists that facilitate implementation in the classroom, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Second Edition helps ensure that all students experience improved learning and achievement!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761938255
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

About the Authors xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Infusing Reading Into the Content Areas 1

Sailing Into Differentiated Reading Instruction 1

The Goals of This Book 2

Effective Practices and Related Research 5

Differentiation 7

The Reading Journey 10

Summary 12

Chapter 2 Creating a Climate to Motivate Readers: Learn to Read With Me 13

Designing the Physical Environment 14

Designing the Affective Enviornment 16

A Community of Readers 26

Chapter 3 Knowing and Assessing the Reader 27

Developmental Readiness for Reading 28

Meet Your Reading Characters 29

Developing the Eager, Fluent Reader 40

The Keys to Reading Success 42

Five Views of the Reader 42

Assessing and Diagnosing the Reader 49

The Grading Dilemma 58

Summary 59

Chapter 4 Differentiated Models and Strategies of Reading 61

Adjustable Assignment Model 61

Curriculum-Compacting Model 62

Centers and Stations Model 63

Project-Based Models 63

Problem-Solving Model 64

Independent Choice Reading Model 65

Guided Reading Model 65

Language Experience Model 67

Shared Reading Model 70

Read-Aloud Model 70

Four-Block Model 71

From Models to Implementation 72

Summary 80

Chapter 5 Vocabulary 81

Identifying and Selecting Vocabulary Words 81

Preassessing Vocabulary Words 82

Learning New Words 84

Twenty-five Ways to Teach Vocabulary 86

Vocabulary Visuals 98

Cues to Context Clues 100

Subject Terminology 101

Overcoming Miscues 102

Master Multiple Meanings 105

Student Mastery of Vocabulary 106

Summary 107

Chapter 6 The Art of Decoding 109

Phonics Instruction 109

The Phonics Dozen (The Fonix Duzen!) 110

Structural Analysis 118

Summary124

Chapter 7 Comprehension and Flexible Grouping 125

Why Differentiate Comprehension Strategies? 125

Barriers to Comprehension 126

Levels of Comprehension 127

Steps to Reading a Passage 128

Before Reading: The Passage Preview 129

During Reading: The Passage View 136

Flexible Grouping Designs for Reading Texts (TAPS) 141

After Reading: The Passage Review 147

Assessing Comprehension 160

The Teacher's Role in Comprehension Instruction 164

Summary 166

Chapter 8 Planning 167

A Schoolwide Planning Tool: Threading a Reading Skill Through the Content Areas 167

Planning to Use Reading Strategies Effectively 168

Planning for Reading of Informational Text 170

Text Check 173

Designing Reading Instruction for English-Language Learners 177

Planning Parent Conferences: Learners Leading the Way 179

Planning Homework Alternatives 179

Planning for Excellence With the Other Three R's 180

Conclusion 181

Differentiated Instruction Is Like a Sailboat Race 181

Appendix 183

Recommended Reading 191

References 193

Index 197

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