literature based teaching in the content areas 40 strategies for k 8 classrooms

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Literature Based Teaching In The Content Areas

Author : Carole Cox
ISBN : 9781452237619
Genre : Education
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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 (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), 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.

Developing Content Area Literacy

Author : Patricia A. Antonacci
ISBN : 9781483347653
Genre : Education
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Forty evidenced-based strategies for integrating literacy instruction into the content areas Providing unique content on assessment, differentiated instruction, technology, and reflective practice, Developing Content Area Literacy, Second Edition is designed to help busy middle school and secondary teachers meet the challenge of addressing the literacy learning needs of all students, including English language learners. Each of the 40 evidence-based strategies is organized around eight essential areas of literacy instruction: academic vocabulary, reading fluency, narrative text, informational text, media and digital literacies, informational writing, critical thinking, and independent learning. Each topic has five strategies from which to choose, giving teachers ample variety to meet the diverse needs of the classroom.

Building Comprehension In Every Classroom

Author : Rachel Brown
ISBN : 9781462511242
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book presents a practical model and specific unit- and lesson-planning ideas for enhancing students' reading comprehension in any 2-8 classroom. The authors provide innovative suggestions that help teachers construct a comprehension curriculum organized around literature, informational texts, or a basal reading program. Vivid case examples and vignettes bring to life ways to build the knowledge, strategies, and motivation that children need to engage with different types of texts and become proficient, enthusiastic readers. Graphic elements throughout the volume link instructional and assessment practices directly to the Common Core standards.

Literacy And Learning In The Content Areas

Author : Sharon Kane
ISBN : 9781351812672
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The 3rd Edition of Literacy & Learning in the Content Areas helps readers build the knowledge, motivation, tools, and confidence they need as they integrate literacy into their middle and high school content area classrooms. Its unique approach to teaching content area literacy actively engages preservice and practicing teachers in reading and writing and the very activities that they will use to teach literacy to their own studentsin middle and high school classrooms . Rather than passively learning about strategies for incorporating content area literacy activities, readers get hands-on experience in such techniques as mapping/webbing, anticipation guides, booktalks, class websites, and journal writing and reflection. Readers also learn how to integrate children's and young adult literature, primary sources, biographies, essays, poetry, and online content, communities, and websites into their classrooms. Each chapter offers concrete teaching examples and practical suggestions to help make literacy relevant to students' content area learning. Author Sharon Kane demonstrates how relevant reading, writing, speaking, listening, and visual learning activities can improve learning in content area subjects and at the same time help readers meet national content knowledge standards and benchmarks.

Teaching English Language Learners

Author : Michaela Colombo
ISBN : 9781506320137
Genre : Education
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Ideal as a supplementary text for a variety of courses and as a guide for in-service teachers and for professional development settings, Teaching English Language Learners: 43 Strategies for Successful K–8 Classrooms provides teachers of all content areas with a broad, practical approach to teaching English language learners in the regular classroom setting.

50 Literacy Strategies

Author : Gail E. Tompkins
ISBN : 013294491X
Genre : Education
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The new edition of "50 Literacy Strategies: Step by Step "by Gail E. Tompkins is a conveniently organized resource for teachers, providing research-based and classroom-tested strategies to develop literacy skills. Everything you need to know to implement, adapt, and enrich each strategy is included in a consistent, easy-to-understand format. It's a wonderful resource for elementary and middle school teachers in literacy and language arts! New to this edition- New strategies, including Possible Sentences, Process Drama, and RAFT.- Differentiating Instruction feature in certain chapters describes ways to adapt the instructional strategy to meet the needs of all students.- Go Digital! feature in certain chapters suggest ways to integrate digital technology resources such as podcasts and Inspiration software into the instructional strategy.- Common Core State Standards for the English Language Arts feature pinpoints the ways individual strategies connect to this important set of standards.- Booklists identify mentor texts teachers can use when teaching a particular instructional strategy. What readers have to say"My students keep this text. This book is captivating to students, and they report that it encourages them to think from various perspectives. It contains helpful text lists, assessments and reproducible materials."--Angela J. Cox, Georgetown College" There are so many strategies available, the ones listed in the book are some of the major and successful strategies. The Instructional Focus helps to narrow down strategies to what the students want to build their lessons about. Grade Level Designation is very useful, allowing students to make sure they are using appropriate grade-level strategies."--Deborah A. H. Williams, Wayne State University" The strategies are the essential ones I use in my course. English Language Learner features are a critical component because few of my students have had any interaction with English learners and need significant helpunderstanding second language literacy."--Charlotte L. Pass, SUNY Cortland

Integrating The Arts Across The Content Areas

Author : Donovan, Lisa
ISBN : 9781618139054
Genre : Education
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Bring the arts back into the classroom with arts-based activities and strategies to use in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies instruction. Developed in conjunction with Lesley University, this resource helps teachers to gain a better understanding of why and how to use the arts to reach and engage students. Developed to help motivate disengaged students, this professional resource provides activities, concrete examples, and stories from teachers already implementing art-based curriculum. The strategies are presented in categories that include: dramatic movement, storytelling, poetry, music/rhythm, and visual arts. This resource supports College and Career Readiness Standards.

Promoting Literacy Development

Author : Patricia A. Antonacci
ISBN : 9781412987080
Genre : Education
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"Promoting Literacy Development: 50 Research-Based Strategies for K-8 Learners presents the essential literacy strategies that are used by classroom teachers for teaching reading and writing to children in elementary schools. Intended as a supplement to primary texts that are utilized in the reading methods courses, the proposed book will be used principally in undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs. Reading and English language arts are the primary curricular areas that are the focus of this supplementary text, which provides quick access to the essential instructional literacy strategies"-- Provided by publisher.

A Celebration Of Literature And Response

Author : Marjorie R. Hancock
ISBN : 0136133940
Genre : Education
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This engaging book applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy. Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance for involving students with literature, and Literature Resources on the Web guide users to lesson plans, standards, author interviews, projects, and other Internet resources to enrich teaching. For teachers of Children's Literature.

Teaching Academic Vocabulary K 8

Author : Camille Blachowicz
ISBN : 9781462510313
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book showcases effective ways to build the vocabulary knowledge K-8 learners need to engage meaningfully in reading, writing, and discussion on academic subjects. The distinguished authors draw on decades of classroom experience to explain what academic vocabulary is, how it fits into the Common Core State Standards, and how targeting vocabulary can enhance conceptual understanding in English language arts, social studies, and math and science. Rich classroom vignettes, teaching tips, and examples of student work are included. The book also features helpful figures, word lists, discussion questions, and recommended print and online resources.

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