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Content Area Literacy Strategic Teaching for Strategic Learning

ISBN-10: 0471365610

ISBN-13: 9780471365617

Edition: 3rd 2001

Authors: Anthony V. Manzo, Ula C. Manzo, Thomas H. Estes

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List price: $92.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Tom Estesnbsp;holds the distinction of Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia. From 1970 to 2001, he served as professor of Reading Education in the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. During his tenure at the University he was engaged in research related to how children learn to read, focusing on how they acquire the ability to read for the purpose of learning. He was principal investigator on an NIE/NSF research project on the relationship between text structure and comprehension. He is author ofReading and Learning in the Content Classroom, 2nd edition (1985) andReading and Reasoning Beyond the Primary Grades(1986), both published by Allyn & Bacon. nbsp; Susan L. Mintz , associate professor at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, is the program coordinator of Secondary Education.nbsp; She received her Ph.D. in teacher education from Syracuse University.nbsp; Dr. Mintz teaches both pre-service teachers and curriculum and instruction graduate students.nbsp; She is a member of the Secondary CLASS observation team at the Universityrsquo;s Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning.

Foundations of Content Area Literacy
Why and What Teachers Should Know about Content Literacy
Introduction to content area literacy, with a look at a simple teaching method
The Listen-Read-Discuss
For improving reading and learning in any subject material
Concepts and Terminology to Help You Get Started
A closer look at the cognitive processes involved in reading comprehension, and a method
The Oral Reading Strategy
For teaching active reading-thinking strategies
Elements and Frameworks for Interactive Instruction in Content Area Reading and Writing
Elements of the interactive classroom, and an instructional frameworks for reading- and writing-based instruction
Reading and Learning from Text
Methods for Prereading Schema Activation
Methods for medeling questioning strategies for prereading schema activation, and approaches to reading before reading
Methods for Guiding Silent Reading
Techniques for actively monitoring comprehension, four types of reading guides, and a look at what's in store for built-in hypertext reading guides
Methods for Postreading Schema Building
Teacher-directed and peer group formats for postreading recitation and discussion to consolidate learning
Methods for Vocabulary and Concept Development
Methods for alerting students to new words before they read, and for acquiring new vocabulary during and after reading
Higher-Order Literacy and Assessment in the Disciplines
Critical-Constructive Reading, Writing, Thinking, and Telecomputing
Guiding reading and thinking "beyond the lines" with methods that transform as well as inform
Interactive Assessment for Active Self-Monitoring
Evaluation of student reading and writing, estimating the difficulty of text materials, and matching students and materials
Reading, Learning, and Remembering: Study Methods and MindTools
Methods for building efficient independent reading-study-thinking habits
Issues in Literacy Applications, Leadership, and Futures
Discipline-Specific Applications of the Content Area Literacy Technology
Literacy considerations and methods especially suited to reading-based instruction in each subject area
Literacy Support for Special-Needs Students in the Content Classroom
Principles and methods for meeting the needs of all students within and outside the content classroom
Literacy Leadership and Content Area Programming
Traditional and pioneering program designs and leadership roles in the schoolwide literacy program
Multiple Literacies in the Twenty-first Century: Interdisciplinarity, Entrepreneurism, and Other Mooga-Mooga
Trends that are redefining literacy, and implications for instruction
Model Professional Portfolio Recorder and Planner
School Reforms and Reformers
Core Functioning Inventory
References
Index