Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

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Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (Ka€“2, 3a€“5, and 6a€“8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to ... The cooperative research program in firstgrade reading instruction. ... P. M., aamp; Allington, R. (2007). Classrooms that work: They can all read and write (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson/Allyn aamp; Bacon. References.

Title:Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas
Author:Carole Cox
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2011-01-12


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