Reading History A Practical Guide to Improving Literacy

ISBN-10: 0195165969

ISBN-13: 9780195165968

Edition: 2005

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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: "The Silver War" and Other Challenges to Reading History
Building Foundations for Reading Success: Pre-Reading Strategies for Assessing and Building Background Knowledge
Activating and Building Background Knowledge
Assessing Students' Background Knowledge
Creating Meaningful and Memorable Historical Contexts
Anticipating Content Language
Developing a Purpose for Reading
Providing Ongoing Support: Supporting and Monitoring Comprehension during Reading
Meaning Maker: Conversation, Connections, and Commitment
Questions Game
Code Breaker: Learning How to Learn Specialized Language
Content Language Awareness
Exclusion Brainstorming
Teaching Specialized Vocabulary Words
Strategies for Learning New and Unknown Words
Text User: Examining and Managing Text Types
Expository Texts
Functional Texts
Narrative Texts
Connecting Solid Foundations and Comprehension
Making Learning Meaningful: Extending and Transferring Knowledge after Reading
The So-What Factor: Remembering Important Ideas
Outlines/Story Maps
Understanding Point of View and Multiple Perspectives
Multiple Sources: Multiple Perspectives
Owning and Translating History
Alphabet Books
Transfer of Knowledge to Testing
Environments That Support Extending and Transferring Content Knowledge
Best Practice in Reading History
Highlighting "Best Practice"
Graphic Organizers to Support Instruction
Professional Resources for Reading History
Resources for Reading History
Text Sets that Support Theme-Based Units in History
Web Sites to Support Reading History
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