Improving Reading, Writing, and Content Learning for Students in Grades 4-12

Improving Reading, Writing, and Content Learning for Students in Grades 4-12

by Rosemarye T. Taylor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412942268

ISBN-13: 9781412942263

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This excellent resource provides a realistic and systematic process that educators can immediately implement for improving reading and writing while enhancing content knowledge and skills.

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This excellent resource provides a realistic and systematic process that educators can immediately implement for improving reading and writing while enhancing content knowledge and skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412942263
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. The Fail-Safe Classroom: Improving Reading, Writing, and Content Learning
Introduction
Academically and Psychologically Safe to Learn
Nonnegotiable Expectations of Daily Practice
Nonnegotiable Expectations of Daily Practice and Writing
Practical Tips for Creating Fail-Safe Classrooms for Literacy and Content
Learning
2. Reading Components for Grades 4—12
Phonemic Awareness
Phonics
Relationship of Nonnegotiables and Reading Components
Relevant and Respectful Literacy for Below-Grade-Level Readers
Reading Intervention and Phonemic Awareness
Technology Solutions
Audiobooks
Practical Tips for Phonics and Phonemic Awareness Support
3. Owning Vocabulary
Vocabulary Solvers
Vocabulary in Context
Word Questioning Target Word: Nylons
Textbook Vocabulary Lists
Word Walls
Personal Dictionary, Thesaurus, or Journal
Vocabulary Workbooks
Spelling and Writing
Practical Tips for Developing Student-Owned Vocabulary
4. Developing Fluency in Reading All Texts
What Is Fluency and Why Is It So Important?
Developing Fluency in Reading Intervention
Developing Fluency in Reading Content Texts
Accountable Independent Reading
Practical Tips for Developing Fluency
5. Owning Comprehension Strategies
Key Comprehension Strategies
Summarization
Teaching Strategies With Scaffolding
To What Extent Should Strategies Be Incorporated?
SMART Tasks
Graphic Organizers
Practical Tips for Owning Comprehension Strategies
6. Comprehending With Higher Levels of Thinking
Higher Levels of Thinking
Questioning Strategies
More Questioning Techniques
Higher Thinking With Graphic Organizers
Align Instructional Resources
Practical Tips for Higher-Level Thinking
7. Engaging Parents and Community in Literacy Learning
Engaging Parents
Educating Parents in Literacy Learning
Engaging the Community
Volunteers
Service Learning
Reflection on Improving Reading, Writing, and Content Learning
Practical Tips for Engaging Parents and Community in Literacy Learning
Resource A: Teacher Reflection Guide
Resource B: Accountable Independent Reading Log
Resource C: Book Talk Checklist
References
Index

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