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Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach / Edition 10

Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach / Edition 10

by John ReadenceJohn Readence


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The 11th edition of Content Area Literacy focuses on developing 21st century learners who are adept at reading and critiquing multiple texts. Organized into two parts: Learning with Text and Technology and Teaching and Learning Strategies, this edition has a redesigned page format that provides teachers quick and easy access to concepts, ideas, and strategies.

Content Area Literacy features:

  • theory and related discipline-specific learning strategies designed to assist middle and secondary students in reading and learning through 21st century literacy practices.
  • a multimedia approach that integrates the book with additional website resources.
  • new teaching and learning strategies as well as a discussion of current literacy issues.

Content Area Literacy Learning Aids:

  • Technology - Access to an expanded companion website provides valuable and current information on the subject.
  • Anticipation Guides in Part 1 present a series of statements and facilitate discussion of literacy issues to come.
  • Vignettes in Part 2 present a classroom scenario that sets the tone of the chapter lesson.
  • Rationale sections explain the purpose of the chapter.
  • Learning Objectives focus on the literacy issues discussed in each chapter.
  • The Graphic Organizer gives a preview of new vocabulary and concepts.
  • Several Chapter Features including Applications, Consider This, Glimpse into the Classroom, and Summary sections.

Content Area Literacy End of Chapter Aids:

  • Reaction Guides/Vignettes – reinforce the Anticipation Guides and Vignettes from the chapter openers and confirm the big picture presented in the chapter.
  • Mini Projects to apply chapter information.
  • Website Activity references exercises for the corresponding chapter content.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900757588913
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/17/2011
Edition description: 10
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 1.26(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Learning with Text and Technology

1 Content Area Literacy: Developing Contemporary Learners

2 Technology and Changing Literacies

3 Language and Diversity in the Disciplines

4 Selecting Textbooks and Multimedia Materials

5 Assessment

Part 2 Teaching and Learning Strategies

6 Unit and Lesson Planning

7 Literature

8 Vocabulary

9 Comprehension: Principles and Integrated Approaches

10 Comprehension: Guiding Content Literacy

11 Writing

12 Studying and Preparing for Examinations

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