Reading to Learn in the Content Areas
Cengage Learning, Feb 4, 2008 - Education - 560 pages
With READING TO LEARN IN THE CONTENT AREAS, Seventh Edition, future educators discover how they can teach students to use reading, discussion, and writing as vehicles for learning in any discipline. The text explores how the increased availability of computers, instructional software, and Internet resources, as well as the rise of electronic literacy in general, have affected the ways children learn and create meaning from their world. The authors’ unique lesson framework for instruction, PAR (Preparation/Assistance/Reflection), extends throughout the book. The text’s reader-friendly presentation, balanced approach, strong research base, and inclusion of real-life examples from a variety of subject areas and grade levels have helped make it one of the most popular and effective books on the market.
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Content Teachers and Content Literacy
Assessment and Evaluation Issues
Preparation for Learning
Assistance in Learning
Learning through Reflection
Moving beyond the Traditional Textbook and Transmission Methods
Technology in Todays Content Classrooms
Study Skills in the Electronic Age
Writing to Learn in the Content Areas
achievement Activity affective domain answers anticipation guide assessment at-risk authentic assessment behaviors brain chapter cloze clues cognitive concepts Content Areas Content Classrooms content teachers cooperative learning create criterion-referenced tests critical thinking cultural curriculum dents discussion Diverse Learners DR–TA Education effective electronic elementary English environment evaluation example feel grade level graphic organizers help students high school ideas important interaction International Reading Association Internet Journal ofAdolescent Journal ofReading language listening locus of control magic square material meaning mnemonic notes PAR ONLINE percent phase podcast practice predictions prior knowledge problem questions reading activity reading comprehension Reading Teacher Reading to Learn reflection response scores sentences social studies SQ3R strategies students need study skills teachers need Teaching Vocabulary technique textbook threaded discussion tion topic understand visual words Writing to Learn