Content Counts!

Content Counts!

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With so much emphasis on literacy in the elementary grades, how do you give math, science, and social studies the attention they deserve? How do you make content count without sacrificing the precious time spent on nurturing literacy development? This booka€™s innovative approach to disciplinary literacy shows you the way. Chock-full of fun and engaging hands-on activities to teach essential content material, the chapters will help students Meet comprehension demands through the grades Communicate content knowledge orally Create content connections through writing Develop viewing skills for content reading The activities can be modified for a range of ages, grades, and abilities. Activity extensions and adaptations help you adjust instruction as needed. Content Counts! is an essential resource for developing the literacy skills and content area knowledge students need to succeed in middle school, high school, and beyond.Focus. Those in the educational community are becoming concerned with the lack of instructional time provided to individual ... This continually expanding body of knowledge becomes a concern when looking at the already full schedule of an elementary ... When a study was conducted with seventhand eighth-grade science classrooms (Laine, Bullock, aamp; Ford, 1998), ... students with strong literacy skills (Reutzel, Smith, aamp; Fawson, 2005; Williams, Stafford, Lauer, Hall, aamp; Pollini, 2009).

Title:Content Counts!
Author:Jennifer L. Altieri
Publisher:International Reading Assoc. - 2011-04-28


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