Content Area Literacy An Integrated Approach

ISBN-10: 0757508170
ISBN-13: 9780757508172
Edition: 8th 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
Publication date: 8/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

About the Authors
Brief Contents
Preface
Features of the Seventh Edition
Learning with Text and Technology
Content Area Literacy: A Rationale
What Is Content Area Literacy?
Assumptions and Misconceptions
Reexamining the Roles of Teachers and Texts
Literacy in the New Millenium
Knowledge Base of Content Area Literacy
Subject Knowledge
Literacy Strategies
Social Context
What Makes This Textbook Integrated?
Strategy Implementation and Reality Checks
Technology
Technology: Imagining Our Future
Introduction of Computers into the Classroom
New Teaching Machines
Computer Software
Multimedia
Smart Books
Virtual Reality
Internet
Content Area Literacy Web Site
The Dark Side of the Net
Language, Culture, Diversity, and the Reading/Writing Process
Language
Second Language Strategies
Culture
Lesson Design
Students with Disabilities
Technology Aids
Cognitive and Linguistic Factors in Text Comprehension
Organization of Prior Knowledge in Memory
Concept Learning in Content Areas
Prior Knowledge of a Topic and Reader Interest
Motivation to Learn with Content Texts
Memory
Language of Text
Language of Students
Reading/Writing Relationship
The Classroom Social Context
Selecting Textbooks and Multimedia Materials
Politics and Textbooks
Censorship
Textbook Censorship
Textbook Adoption Policies
Readability
Quantitative Factors in Readability Measurement
Raygor Readability Estimate
Qualitative Factors in Textbook Evaluation
Textbook and Multimedia Evaluation Guidelines and Checklists
Introducing the Textbook to Students
Conducting a Preview of the Text
Assessment
Purposes for Assessment
Program Evaluation
Student Diagnosis
Descriptive Terminology of Assessment
Cautions Concerning Standardized Testing
Content Reading Inventory
Naturalistic Assessment
Observation
Interviews, Conversations, Journals, and Open-ended Surveys
Portfolios
Assessing Prior Knowledge
Knowledge Rating
Word Association
Prediction Guide
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Unit and Lesson Planning
Planning
Developing Units and Lessons
Planning Thematic Units and Lessons
Accommodating Individual Differences in Planning
A Definition
Some Suggestions
Literature
Assessment of Reading Attitudes and Interests
Attitudes
Interests
Young Adult Literature
Multicultural Literature
Using Trade Books
Reading Aloud to Students
Sustained Silent Reading (SSR)
Literature Response Journals and Other Response Strategies
Book Clubs
Novel Journal
Readers Theater
Library Power
Sources of Trade Books
Vocabulary
Words
Vocabularies
Decoding Unfamiliar Vocabulary
Morphemic Analysis
Context Clues
External References
A General Decoding Strategy for Textbooks
Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction
Be an Enthusiastic Model of Vocabulary Use
Make Vocabulary Meaningful
Reinforce Vocabulary
Be Eclectic
Teacher-Directed Strategies
Contextual Redefinition
Graphic Organizers
Word Origins (Etymologies)
Semantic Mapping
Feature Analysis
Clues and Questions
Strategies for Vocabulary Independence
Verbal and Visual Word Association
Vocabulary Self-collection
Word Map
Toast
Extension Activities
Analogies
Matching Definitions to Scrambled Words
Hidden Word Puzzles
Crossword Puzzles
Comprehension: Principles and Integrated Approaches
Principles of Comprehension
Prior Knowledge
Levels of Understanding
Organization of Information
Integrated Approaches
K-W-L
Inquiry Charts
Listen-Read-Discuss
Scaffolded Reading Experience
Questioning the Author
Critical Media Literacy
Comprehension: Guiding Content Literacy
Prereading Strategies
Anticipation Guides
Text Previews
ReQuest
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
Reading Strategies
Study Guides
Options Guides
Analogical Guides
Postreading Strategies
Discussion Groups
Reaction Guides
Phony Document Strategy
Polar Opposites
Graphic Organizers
Multiple Text Inquiry Discussion
Writing
Writing Process
Composing and Transcribing
Writing to Learn
Journal Writing
Quick Writes
Possible Sentences
Cubing
Writing Roulette
ReWrite
Guided Writing Procedure
Writing to Inform
Autobiographies
Biographies
Research Papers
I-Search Papers
Imaginative Writing Assignments
Responding to Writing
Individual Conferences
Self-evaluation
Peer Evaluation
Studying
Principles of Effective Studying
Attention
Goal Orientation
Organization
Rehearsal
Time on Task
Depth of Processing
Encoding Specificity
Specific Strategies
Listening and Taking Notes
Metacognition
Reading and Taking Notes
Graphic Comprehension
Test Preparation
Porpe: An Essay Writing Strategy
Glossary
Bibliography
How to Use the Content Area Literacy Digital Supplement CD-ROM
Author Index
Subject Index

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