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 - Sheila - Goodreads
Wonderful text book! Affordable. Packed with ideas, especially for newer teachers. Great for teachers needing to tie objectives to the CCSS. Another text I'm glad I bought. Read full review
Review: Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12User Review - Neana Lueck - Goodreads
I loved this book! I recommend it for all teachers to get a deeper understanding of reading comprehension, assessing in the classroom, and the importance of reading comprehension. It is a life long tool that not only produces great readers, but great thinkers of our future! Read full review