Reading Education

Common core literacy for ELA historysocial studies and the humanities strategies to deepen content knowledge grades 6 12

Common core literacy for ELA, history/social studies, and the humanities : strategies to deepen content knowledge (grades 6-12)

by Katherine S. McKnight

 callnumbericon LB 1050.455 M37 2014       ED-61614

Language: English  

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2014]

Summary:     "According to the Common Core State Standards, which have now been adopted by 46 states, students must develop literacy skills across all content areas. This means that educators must teach literacy--reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language--in subjects like Social Studies, Math, Science, and other technical areas. This book help teachers understand what literacy looks like in English/Language Arts (ELA), Social Studies and other humanities-related subjects (such as: philosophy, psychology, history, classics, drama, foriegn language, and art), and shows them how to develop these literacy skills in their students. Author Katie McKnight is a popular education consultant who trains teachers nationwide on Common Core literacy. Features include: Alignment of activities to the Common Core State Standards in Interdisciplinary Literacy A Difficulty Dial: a quick reference to determine the complexity of each literacy activity Tips for Classroom Implementation: an overview of each literacy activity and how the tool supports the development of literacy skills and builds content knowledge Student Samples: serve as useful references for teachers across a variety of grade levels."

Developing content area literacy 40 strategies for middle and secondary classrooms

Developing content area literacy : 40 strategies for middle and secondary classrooms

by Patricia Antonacci; Catherine M. O'Callaghan; Esther Berkowitz

 callnumbericon LB 1050.455 A58 2015       ED-61461

Edition: 2nd ed.

Language: English  

Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015]

Summary:     Providing unique content on assessment, differentiated instruction, technology, and reflective practice, Developing Content Area Literacy 2e is designed to help busy middle school and secondary teachers meet the challenge of addressing the literacy learning needs of all students. Each of the 40 evidence-based strategies is organized around 8 essential areas of literacy instruction: academic vocabulary, reading fluency, narrative text, informational text, media and digital literacies, informational writing, critical thinking, and independent learning. Key Features *Specific approaches to differentiating instruction for striving or struggling readers and writers as well as English language learners are included. * Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures for each strategy are organized around "before," "during," and "after" reading and writing instruction. * New and innovative ways to implement technology in the classroom are included along with coverage of media and digital literacies.


Ethical issues in literacy research

Ethical issues in literacy research

by Carole S. Rhodes; Kenneth Weiss

 callnumbericon LC 149 E84 2013       ED-61631

Language: English  

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013

Summary:   Literacy educators and researchers at all stages of their careers face ethical issues whenever they embark on research studies. In this book experienced literacy researchers identify and address multi-faceted, multi-dimensional ethical issues related to conducting studies in school, home, community, and virtual settings and share actions taken when faced with ethical dilemmas in their own investigations. Each chapter addresses a specific literacy research ethical issue. Part I focuses on conducting research in settings such as schools or literacy clinics. Part Two addresses research with pre-service teachers in college/university and school settings. Part Three looks at research in virtual worlds and online environments. Pedagogical features in each chapter engage readers in making connections between what they are reading and their own teaching and learning situations: A vignette to help readers understand the issue; pre-reading questions; background information drawn from current research literature; suggested engagement activities; chapter summary.  


Engaging young children with informational books

Engaging young children with informational books

by Helen Patrick; Panayota Mantzicopoulos

 callnumbericon LB 1576 P38 2014       Ed-61756

Language: English  

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, [2014]

Summary:     This book offers an approach to and examples of integrating language arts and science. Each chapter contains one or more Windows into Practice - brief descriptions or accounts by teachers of events in their classrooms; teachers' narratives provide specific illustrations of principles or activities presented. The book also contains examples of teacher guides, children's work samples, and supplementary materials that can be used by family members or individuals who provide after-school activities.

Fusion integrated reading and writing Book 1

Fusion : integrated reading and writing. Book 1

by Dave Kemper; Verne Meyer; John Van Rys; Patrick Sebranek

 callnumbericon PE 1408 K545 2016       ED-61770

Edition: 2nd ed.

Language: English  

Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, [2016]

Summary:     FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING: Book 1 is a developmental English book for reading and writing at the paragraph level. It connects the reading and writing processes so that they are fully reciprocal and reinforcing, using parallel strategies that guide users in analyzing reading to generate writing. FUSION teaches critical reading strategies in conjunction with the shared writing traits, such as main idea, details, and organization, and teaches the types of writing (including the basics of research) that students will encounter in their future courses. Grammar instruction is integrated in authentic writing, using high-interest professional and student models.

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