Reading to Learn in the Content Areas / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This education textbook presents the preparation/assistance/reflection (PAR) lesson framework for content reading instruction, suggest ways to teach in elementary and secondary schools beyond the traditional textbook, and apply the approach to vocabulary, writing, study skills, and cooperative learning. The sixth edition adds a chapter on electronic literacy. The CD-ROM contains PAR activities and web links. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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About the Author
Raymond F. Morgan is a Professor of Reading Education in the Department of Educational Curriculum and Instruction at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Morgan, who has experience in teaching at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels, received his doctorate degree from the University of Virginia in 1974 and has taught at Old Dominion University since that time. He has over 60 publications in the field of reading education, including 13 textbooks. Among his publications are co-authored texts entitled THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, Second and Third Editions (Harper and Row, 1985; Kendall-Hunt Publishing, 1993) and CRITICAL READING-THINKING SKILLS FOR THE COLLEGE STUDENT, First and Second Editions (Kendall-Hunt, 1985; 1986). His newest textbooks are READING FOR SUCCESS (South-Western Publishing, 1996) and the Fifth Edition of READING TO LEARN IN THE CONTENT AREAS (Wadsworth, 2003).
Charlene Fleener is an Associate Professor at OldDominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and Director of the Graduate Reading Program there. Fleener, who has experience teaching at the elementary, middle and high school levels, graduated from Texas A & M University and has taught at Old Dominion University for 7 years. She has several publications in the field of reading education. She contributed extensively to the revision of Chapter 9 ("Teaching Vocabulary") and 10 ("Writing to Learn in the Content Areas") of this textbook.
Table of Contents
1. Processes and Principles of Content-Reading Instruction. 2. The Affective Domain of Teaching. 3. Learning With Multiple Resources. 4. Determining the Reader's Background for Content Material. 5. Building the Reader's Background for Content Material. 6. Assisting Comprehension. 7. Reflection in Reading: Autonomy, Critical Thinking, Evaluation. 8. Teaching Vocabulary. 9. Writing to Learn in the Content Areas. 10. Study Skills and Study Systems. 11. Cooperative Study for Communication and Collaboration. 12. Supporting Diverse learners in the Content Classroom.