Developing Higher-Level Literacy in All Students Building Reading, Reasoning, and Responding

ISBN-10: 0205522203

ISBN-13: 9780205522200

Edition: 2008

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Provides teachers with a practical approach to help their struggling students become academically successful and develop higher-level literacy skills. nbsp; Discusses the current level of reading and responding students need to acquire given the increase in literacy demands required for success in an information age and the higher comprehension and responding skills required by todays demanding literacy curriculum and high-stakes tests. The authors offer step-by-step classroom strategies to guide teachers in supporting every student to ensure they succeed. nbsp; Written for K-12 teachers.
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List price: $55.60
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

Higher-Level Literacy Skills Needed in Today's World and the World of the Future
Status of Higher-Level Thinking Proficiency
Tests Might Mask Abilities
Discussions with Students
Analysis of Literacy Programs
Analysis of Responses
Demands of Today's Proficiency Tests
The Nature of Higher-Level Thinking Skills
Cognitive Dimensions of Reading
Locate and Recall
Integrate and Interpret
Critique and Evaluate
Other Strategies
Study Group Questions
Assessing Higher-Level Skills Development
Diagnostic Conversations
Using Rubrics
Monitoring Progress
Study Group Questions
General Approaches for Developing Higher-Level Literacy
Creating a Culture of Understanding
Developing Higher-Level Talk
Developing the Language of Thinking
Using Thinking and Language to Develop Self-Management Skills
The Role of Read-Alouds and Listening in Building Higher-level Skills
The Role of Graphic Organizers in Fostering Higher-level Literacy
Systematic Use of Graphic Organizers
Using a Coherent System of Graphic Organizers
Using Graphic Organizers to Foster Discussion and Writing
Intensive Teaching and Extensive Practice
Fostering Wide Reading
Maximizing the Benefit
Reading to Deepen Understanding
Building Background Knowledge
The Critical Role of Content Area Literacy
Importance of Academic Learning Time
Metacognition: Thinking about Thinking
Lessons from Experts
Differentiating Instruction
Matching Materials and Instruction with Achievement and Ability
Study Group Questions
Using Strategies to Build Higher-Level Literacy Skills
Reflecting and Sharing
Approaches to Teaching Reading, Reasoning, and Responding Strategies
Taking a Deductive Approach
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