Differentiating Textbooks: Strategies to Improve Student Comprehension and Motivation / Edition 1

Differentiating Textbooks: Strategies to Improve Student Comprehension and Motivation / Edition 1

by Char Forsten, Jim Grant, Betty Hollas
     
 

Differentiating Textbooks is the next logical—and practical—step toward improving your students' ability to read, comprehend, and retain what they are taught in content-area textbooks. Find out how to motivate your students as they are confronted with text which is generally written in a less-than-engaging expository style. This helpful

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Overview

Differentiating Textbooks is the next logical—and practical—step toward improving your students' ability to read, comprehend, and retain what they are taught in content-area textbooks. Find out how to motivate your students as they are confronted with text which is generally written in a less-than-engaging expository style. This helpful guide shows you how to teach the child, not the textbook, and as with differentiated instruction, you will soon discover that this approach is "just part of good teaching."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884548482
Publisher:
Staff Development for Educators
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Ways to create random groupings13
Ch. 2Selecting and adapting textbooks23
Ch. 3Before-reading strategies31
Ch. 4During-reading strategies55
Ch. 5After-reading strategies77

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