Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
“Do I really have to teach reading?” This is the question many teachers of adolescents are asking, wondering how they can possibly add a new element to an already overloaded curriculum. And most are finding that the answer is “yes.” If they want their students to learn complex new concepts in different disciplines, they often have to help their students become better readers.
Building on the experiences gained in her own language arts classroom as well as those of colleagues in different disciplines, Cris Tovani, author of I Read It, but I Don't Get It, takes on the challenge of helping students apply reading comprehension strategies in any subject. In Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?, Cris shows how teachers can expand on their content expertise to provide instruction students need to understand specific technical and narrative texts. The book includes:
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Review: Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12User Review - Don - Goodreads
Another excellent resource for all high school teachers to help them incorporate good literacy instruction into their current programs. Like her other books, very easy to read and filled with practical suggestions for improving reading comprehension of students in the content areas. Read full review
Review: Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?User Review - Jessica - Goodreads
My favorite thing about this book is how genuine the author sounds when she talks about her own experiences teaching reading... Especially to students in non-language arts classes, or students who are ... Read full review