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Teaching and Researching Reading

ISBN-10: 1408205033

ISBN-13: 9781408205037

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: William Grabe, Fredricka L. Stoller

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List price: $28.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 4/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

General editors' preface
Publisher's acknowledgements
Authors' acknowledgements and dedication
Introduction to the second edition
Understanding L2 reading
The nature of reading abilities
Purposes for reading
Defining fluent reading comprehension
Describing how reading works: Components of reading abilities
Synthesising research perspectives: Models of reading
Conclusion
Comparing L1 and L2 reading
Linguistic and processing differences between L1 and L2 readers
Individual and experiential differences between L1 and L2 readers
Socio-cultural and institutional differences influencing L1 and L2 reading development
Conclusion
Exploring research in reading
Key studies in L1 reading
Research studies as stories: An extended example
Ten more key research studies
Seeing the story structure of research studies
Conclusion
Key studies in L2 reading
Topics to explore in L2 reading research
Ten good stories from L2 reading research
Conclusion
Teaching reading using evidence-based practices
Teaching reading: Sound foundations and effective practices
Implications from reading research
Curricular principles for reading instruction
Moving from curricular principles to instructional applications
Conclusion
Investigating reading through action research
The reading teacher as action researcher
Teachers investigating their own classrooms: 'How to' guidelines
Conclusion
Vocabulary, fluency and motivation: Action research projects
Vocabulary action research projects
Fluency action research projects
Motivation action research projects
Additional action research questions
Conclusion
Strategic reading, discourse organisation and main-idea comprehension: Action research projects
Strategic reading action research projects
Discourse organisation action research projects
Main-idea comprehension action research projects
Additional action research questions
Conclusion
Reading-lesson stages, reading materials and extensive reading: Action research projects
Reading-lesson stages action research projects
Reading materials action research projects
Extensive reading action research projects
Additional action research questions
Conclusion
Resources
Resources for exploring L2 reading
Journals dedicated to reading and related issues
Journals that report studies related to reading and reading-related topics
Journals that periodically have articles related to teaching (and researching) L2 reading
L2 teacher resource books on reading and related topics
L1 teacher resource books with good ideas for L2 reading teachers
Teacher resources on action research
Web sites on reading and vocabulary
Web sites on graphic organisers
Web sites on action research
Professional organisations of interest to reading teachers
Glossary
References
Subject index
Author index