Reading and Responding in the Middle Grades Approaches for All Classrooms

ISBN-10: 0205491227

ISBN-13: 9780205491223

Edition: 2007

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Long-awaited by middle school professionals, Reading and Responding in the Middle Grades: Approaches for All Classrooms, uniquely encompasses learning to read (comprehension), reading to learn (across the curriculum), and adolescent literature and response. Written by outstanding literacy experts Lee Galda and Michael Graves, this text is a must-have for any future middle-grade teacher due to its strong focus on helping all students, across the spectrum of content areas and reading proficiencies, hone their reading abilities, learn from what they read, and become increasingly motivated to read and competent in responding to the sophisticated texts they encounter in the middle grades and beyond. Glowing Reviews! ldquo;I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. My knowledge base was definitely broadened and I found much merit and much to commend. In fact, I made notes in the margins filled with such statements as ldquo;easy to read,rdquo; ldquo;terrific idea,rdquo; and ldquo;important insight.rdquo; shy;--Maria Ceprano, Buffalo State College ldquo;The inclusion of ELL issues in the deliberations about teaching are quite useful and appropriate. This book does an excellent job describing ELL studentsrsquo; instructional needs and offering alternative or modified instructional approaches.rdquo; --Kurtis S. Meredith-University of Northern Iowa. [AUTHOR PHOTOS] Lee Galda is Professor of Childrenrsquo;s and Adolescent Literature at the University of Minnesota. Her research and development interests focus on literature and its role in motivation and engagement, and reader response. Her recent books include Literature and the Child (6 th edition), with Bernice Cullinan, and Language Arts: Learning and Teaching , with Dorothy Strickland and Bernice Cullinan, both published by Wadsworth/Thomson. Michael F. Graves is Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Minnesota. His research and development efforts focus on comprehension instruction and vocabulary learning and instruction. His recent books include Teaching Reading in the 21st Century (4th edition in press, with Connie Juel and Bonnie Graves, Allyn & Bacon) and The Vocabulary Book (2006, Teachers College Press, IRA, and NCTE).
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List price: $87.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

The Middle-School Learner: Theory and Research
That Inform Practice
Motivation and Engagement
Literature for Adolescents
Scaffolding Students' Comprehension, Learning, and Engagement with Text
Teaching Comprehension and Study Strategies
Teaching Literature
Fostering higher-Order Thinking and Deep Understanding
Vocabulary Instruction
Assessment
Organizing Classrooms to Promote Reading and Responding
References
Index
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