Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading: Shifting to a Problem-Based Approach

Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading: Shifting to a Problem-Based Approach

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780325077925
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 03/23/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 285,253
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Vicki Vinton is a literacy consultant and writer who has worked in schools and districts across the country and around the world. She is the author of Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading: Shifting to a Problem-Based Approach (2017), and coauthor of What Readers Really Do: Teaching the Process of Meaning Making and The Power of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches to the Conventions of Language. Vicki is also author of the novel The Jungle Law. Additionally, you can find Vicki online, at the popular literacy blog To Make a Prairie (www.tomakeaprairie.com).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword Ellin Oliver Keene xi

Introduction: Plunging into dynamic teaching for deeper reading xv

Section 1 On Beliefs and Big Ideas

Chapter 1 The Necessity of a Problem-Based Approach to Teaching Reading 3

Chapter 2 Shifting the Focus from Complex Texts to Complex Thinking 14

Chapter 3 Toward More Complex Views of Thinking, Close Reading, and the Reading Process 30

Chapter 4 Strengthening the connection between teaching and Learning 44

Section 2 On Problems and Practice

Considering Complexity: The Problem of Vocabulary 57

Chapter 5 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Figure Out the Basics 60

Considering Complexity: More on Figuring Out the Basics 83

Chapter 6 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Experience Deeper Meaning 86

Considering Complexity: The Problem of Figurative Language 109

Chapter 7 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Interpret 112

Considering Complexity: The Significance of Details 135

Chapter 8 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Consider the Implications of Facts 138

Considering Complexity: More Expository Nonfiction Problems 163

Chapter 9 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Consider Ideas and Opinions in Nonfiction 166

Considering Complexity: The Problem of Loaded Language 189

Chapter 10 Creating Opportunities for Readers to Solve Problems in their Independent Reading Books 191

Coda: Emerging from Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading 215

Works Cited 217

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