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Improving Adolescent Literacy Content Area Strategies at Work

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ISBN-10: 0132368765

ISBN-13: 9780132368766

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher

List price: $34.00
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This book helps teachers to infuse literacy instruction into all content areas. The authors present a rich panoply of engaging instructional strategies that research has shown to be effective for improving reading and writing in middle and secondary school students. After discussing common questions asked by content area teachers, a full chapter is devoted to each of eight strategiesanticipatory activities, read-alouds/shared reading, questioning, notetaking/notemaking, graphic organizers, vocabulary instruction, writing to learn, and reciprocal teachingcoupling discussions with examples from the authors own research in a diverse, urban secondary school. Features a common structure for…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 225
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Nancy Frey is coauthor with Douglas Fisher of the Heinemann titles Learning Words Inside & Out (2009) and Word Wise & Content Rich (2008). She is a classroom teacher and a faculty member at San Diego State University and Health Sciences High & Middle College. Her work focuses on ensuring students develop literacy across content areas. Nancy and Doug have collaborated on three prior books: Checking for Understanding (2007), 50 Content-Area Strategies for Adolescent Learning (2006), and Improving Adolescent Literacy (2003).

Improving Adolescent Literacy
Content Area Strategies at Work
By Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Ensuring All Students Read, Write, and Think
Conversations: Classroom and School Structures that support Adolescent Literacy Development
Attention Getters: Anticipatory Activities to Inspire Learning
Word for Word: Vocabulary Development Across the Curriculum
Well Read: Promoting Comprehension through Read Alouds and Shared Readings
Why Ask? Questioning Strategies in the Classroom
Picture This: Graphic Organizers in the Classroom
Getting It Down: Making and Taking Notes Across the Curriculum
Powerful Pen: Writing to Learn with Adolescents
Taking Stock: Standards, Assessment, and High-Stakes Testing