Teaching Reading in the Content Areas for Elementary Teachers

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Teacher Created Materials, Sep 22, 2006 - Education - 0 pages
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An AEP Award winner, this teacher-friendly guide integrates a variety of reading skills and strategies into your content-area instruction to improve comprehension of textbook reading and other content-area material. Based on solid research, this resource provides multiple strategies and ready-to-implement best practices to help students develop their reading, writing, and oral communication skills within the context of content-area material taught in the classroom. Packed with various teaching methods and techniques, up-to-date research-based theory and practical applications, this book is great for new and experienced teachers.

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Vocabulary Review
A ThreePhase Model of Reading
Building Vocabulary
Using and Building Prior Knowledge
Making Predictions and Drawing Inferences
ThinkAloud and SelfMonitoring
Text Structures and Organizers
Visual Representations of Text
Writing in the Content Areas
Putting It All Together Ways to Combine Strategies

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Margot Kinberg is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at National University. She holds a Master's Degree in Education from LaSalle University and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Delaware. She has presented her research at regional, national, and international conferences and has had several articles and books published. Her main professional interests are second language pedagogy and andragogy, second language acquisition, and bilingualism.

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