Active Literacy Across the Curriculum Strategies for Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening

ISBN-10: 1596670231
ISBN-13: 9781596670235
Edition: 2006
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 138
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Shows how to integrate the teaching of literacy skills into their daily curriculum

Janet Hale is an educational consultant and trainer who specializes in curriculum mapping and travels extensively to work with rural, urban, and inner-city learning organizations. She enjoys assisting newcomers to the curriculum mapping model; supporting implementation procedures; aiding struggling initiatives; and advising those ready for advanced mapping. Her experiences as an elementary, middle, and high school teacher combined with a Masters Degree in Leadership and Curriculum are an asset when helping teachers and administrators just starting or already engaged in the mapping process.Since 1988 Janet has developed a variety of national educational seminars and trainings. She has written an assortment of educational supplementary materials and has presented in conferences sponsored by the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Reading Association, and the Association of Christian Schools International.Janet resides in Tucson, Arizona, where she enjoys bird, reptile, and wild animal watching in her backyard with her husband, Johnny, and their four-legged Schnauzer children. She can be contacted via e-mail at teachtucson@aol.com or by phone at 520-241-8797. You may also enjoy visiting her Web site, www.CurriculumMapping101.com .

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Revising Roles: Every Teacher Becomes an Active Language Teacher
Every Teacher Is a Language Teacher
Seven Essential Strategies: Revising Current Practice
What Is Missing?
Missing: Consistent and Ongoing Vertical Planning-Grades K-3
How Can We Bring These Strategies Together at the School or District?
Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Employing Three Distinctive Types of Vocabulary
Down with Simply Looking Up Words
Some Basics
High-Frequency Words
Specialized Terminology
Embellishments
Summary
Creative Notetaking: Activating Extraction and Reaction from Texts
Taking Notice of Notetaking Problems
Four Notetaking Forms
Student-Friendly Notation Basics
Conclusion
Editing and Revising Independently: Using a Consistent Developmental Policy in Every K-12 Classroom
Infusing the Policy into a Rubric Pool
Speaking and Listening in Groups: Working with the Discussion Types Model
We Are Having Discussions
The Best Way to Stimulate Discussion Is with a Question
Direct Questions Increase Critical Thought
The Discussion Types Model
Conclusion
Tuning the Speaking/Listening Instrument: Giving Voice Lessons in Each Classroom
Speaking and Listening Partners: Lessons from the Writing Process
Working through Cultural and Subcultural Issues in Classroom Speech
Attributes of Speech: Vocal Lessons in Each Class
Designing Formal Speaking Assessment Types
Formal Feedback for Speaking
Mapping Active Literacy: Revising and Integrating Curriculum Maps K-12
Why Map Literacy?
A Revealing Middle School Vignette
Mapping: A Coin with Two Sides
A Planning Model for Cross-Classroom Language-Skill Development
Conclusion
Bibliography

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