Learning to Read in American Schools: Basic Readers and Content Texts

Learning to Read in American Schools: Basic Readers and Content Texts



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898592191
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1984
Series: Psychology of Reading and Reading Instruction Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1350L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: I. Beck, Developing Comprehension: The Impact of the Directed Reading Lesson. P.D. Pearson, Guided Reading: A Response to Isabel Beck. D. Durkin, Do Basal Manuals Teach Reading Comprehension? R. Farr, Reaction to "Do Basal Manuals Teach Reading Comprehension?" J. Osborn, The Purposes, Uses, and Contents of Workbooks and Some Guidelines for Publishers. P.M. Cunningham, What Would Make Workbooks Worthwhile? A. Davison, Readability — Appraising Text Difficulty. W.H. MacGinitie, Readability as a Solution Adds to the Problem. B. Bruce, A New Point of View on Children's Stories. G.M. Green, On the Appropriateness of Adaptations in Primary-Level Basal Readers: Reaction to Remarks by Bertram Bruce. T.H. Anderson, B.B. Armbruster, Content Area Textbooks. H.L. Herber, Subject Matter Texts — Reading to Learn: Response to a Paper by Thomas H. Anderson and Bonnie B. Armbruster. T.P. Pietras, Cultural Variation and Textbook Publication Vis a Vis Jelly Beans and Designer Genes. R.C. Anderson, Role of the Reader's Schema in Comprehension, Learning, and Memory. J.D. Bransford, Schema Activation and Schema Acquisition: Comments on Richard C. Anderson's Remarks. B.B. Armbruster, A.L. Brown, Learning From Reading: The Role of Metacognition. D.S. Strickland, Summary Discussion. R.J. Tierney, A Synthesis of Research on the Use of Instructional Text: Some Implications for the Educational Publishing Industry in Reading.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews