Reading and Writing to Learn

Author: Katherine Wiesolek Kuta
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591585856
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides lessons and activities that can accomodate diverse learning styles for all content areas.

Reading and Writing to Learn Strategies across the Curriculum

Author: Katherine Wiesolek Kuta
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313363919
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Research indicates that writing and reading should be taught in tandem. This content-area resource puts writing to learn into practice across curricular areas. It shows teachers how to present strategies common to good readers to increase understanding of a text. Students are taught to predict and infer, visualize, connect, question, understand word meanings, organize, clarify/monitor, and evaluate/reflect. Grades 3-12 Good writers use writing to learn, to actively work and think about content areas and achieve ownership. In fact, research indicates that writing and reading should be taught in tandem. This content-area resource puts that research into practice across curricular areas. It shows teachers how to present strategies common to good readers to increase understanding of a text. Students are taught to predict and infer, visualize, connect, question, understand word meanings, organize, clarify/monitor, and evaluate/reflect. The text is divided into 5 sections: Affective Teaching/Learning Strategies; Before Reading and Writing Strategies; During Reading and Writing Ideas; After Reading and Writing Strategies; and Planning a Lesson to Teach Incorporating Reading and Writing Strategies. Each activity/strategy offers an explanation page on how to use the idea for both teachers and students. A reproducible is available for immediate use. Grades 3-12.

Reading and Writing Across Content Areas

Author: Roberta L. Sejnost
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452209367
Format: PDF, ePub
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This invaluable guide offers step-by-step, research-based strategies that will help you increase your students' reading comprehension, strengthen writing skills, and build vocabulary across content areas.

Integrating Writing Strategies in EFL ESL University Contexts

Author: Jennifer Lynn Craig
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136649808
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Clearly explaining writing-across-the-curriculum (WAC) pedagogy for English language teachers in university settings, this book offers an accessible guide to integrating writing and speaking tasks across the curriculum and in disciplinary courses. Teachers will find this book useful because its direct, practical advice can be easily incorporated in their classrooms to help their students develop advanced disciplinary English skills in writing, oral presentation, and graphical presentation. Enhancing its usefulness and relevance, each chapter includes coverage of the use of technology for teaching and learning; ways in which teachers can effectively and efficiently assess writing and speaking; and vignettes or examples to Illustrate writing strategies or assignments in different contexts. Pulling together the key features of writing-across-the-curriculum in one volume this book, is an efficient resource for busy EFL/ESL teachers worldwide.

Content Area Reading and Learning

Author: Diane Lapp
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135605599
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How can teachers make content-area learning more accessible to their students? This text addresses instructional issues and provides a wealth of classroom strategies to help all middle and secondary teachers effectively enable their students to develop both content concepts and strategies for continued learning. The goal is to help teachers model, through excellent instruction, the importance of lifelong content-area learning. This working textbook provides students maximum interaction with the information, strategies, and examples presented in each chapter. Content Area Reading and Learning: Instructional Strategies, Third Edition is organized around five themes: Content Area Reading: An Overview The Teacher and the Text The Students The Instructional Program School Culture and Environment in Middle and High School Classrooms Pedagogical features: Each chapter includes a graphic organizer, a chapter overview, a Think Before Reading Activity, one or more Think While Reading Activities, and a Think After Reading Activity. The activities present questions and scenarios designed to integrate students’ previous knowledge and experience with their new learnings about issues related to content area reading, literacy, and learning, and to serve as catalysts for thinking and discussions. New in the Third Edition The latest information on literacy strategies in every content area Research-based strategies for teaching students to read informational texts Up-to-date information for differentiating instruction for English-speaking and non-English speaking students An examination of youth culture and the role it plays in student learning A look at authentic learning in contexts related to the world of work Ways of using technology and media literacy to support content learning Suggestions for using writing in every content area to enhance student learning Ideas for using multiple texts for learning content A focus on the assessment-instruction connection Strategies for engaging and motivating students Content Area Reading and Learning: Instructional Strategies, Third Edition, is intended as a primary text for courses on middle and high school content area literacy and learning.

Reading Writing and Learning in ESL

Author: Suzanne F. Peregoy
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780132892971
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this comprehensive, accessible guide, pre- and in-service K-12 teachers get a firm understanding of the essential topics of first and second language acquisition along with teaching and assessment strategies for oral language development, vocabulary, writing, reading, and reading and writing across the curriculum. With its strong research base, engaging style, and helpful descriptions of specific teaching strategies, Reading , Writing, and Learning in ESL, 6e explains how contemporary language acquisition theory informs instruction, while providing suggestions and methods for motivating ELs' English language, literacy and content learning. New material in this Sixth Edition includes an in-depth discussion of academic language; an exploration of the demands of Internet reading compared to traditional text reading; a presentation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as applied to ELs; and a wealth of Internet resources throughout the book.

Teaching and Learning Strategies for the Thinking Classroom

Author: Alan Crawford
Publisher: IDEA
ISBN: 9781932716115
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Annotation The most successful classrooms are those that encourage students to think for themselves and engage in critical thinking. A practical guide to lively teaching that results in reading and writing for critical thinking. It explains and demonstrates a well-organized set of strategies for teaching that invites and supports learning. At the same time it helps educators form judgments about teaching so that they can adjust their practices to subjects they teach and the needs of their students. A series of core lessons explains and demonstrates teaching methods in action and shows educators how they can use related teaching methods to achieve similar goals. Also includes general ideas about assessment and lesson planning as well as classroom management techniques and assessment rubrics. Strategies can be used from upper primary school through secondary school and across the curriculum.

Writing to Learn

Author: Fred Sedgwick
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134592450
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Writing to Learn looks at how poetry can be used as an enjoyable way to teach literacy across the curriculum. It includes remarkable poems and stories by children as well as clear descriptions of how to teach creatively within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. The book goes through the primary curriculum, subject by subject: *Poetry and Science and Maths *Poetry and Personal, Social and Moral Education *Poetry and Art and Music *Poetry and Religious Education *Poetry for its Own Sake. The author includes: *advice on different ways children can compose their writing and how computers can be a valuable aid to children's writing *examples of published poetry and how it can be used to stimulate good writing *advice on bringing writers into schools and publishing school anthologies. This book will prove invaluable to teachers and parents keen to teach writing whilst seeing children as active and critical learners. It shows that if we expect great things from children in writing, we get them.

Reading and Writing in Science

Author: Maria C. Grant
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412956137
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written by a science educator and a literacy expert, this resource gives secondary science teachers an approach for developing students' disciplinary literacy so they can access science content.