Improving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at Work

Improving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at Work, 5th edition

  • Douglas Fisher, 
  • Nancy Frey

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Overview

Improving Adolescent Literacy offers instructional routines that will allow you to develop the content literacy skills of your students. Chapter-opening vignettes from actual classrooms show effective teaching in action and give you a look at how the chapter's instructional approach works within content area teaching.

Published by Pearson (June 11th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137413508

Subject: Literacy

Category: Content Area Reading / Literacy (K-12)

Table of contents

1. Ensuring All Students Read, Write, Think, and Learn
2. Setting the Stage: Building and Activating Background Knowledge
3. Word for Word: Vocabulary Development Across the Curriculum
4. Well Read: Promoting Comprehension Through Read-Alouds, Shared Readings, and Close Reading
5. Why Ask? Questioning Strategies that Prompt Thinking
6. Speaking Volumes: Using Collaborative Conversations to Build Students' Content Knowledge
7. Picture This: Graphic Organizers in the Classroom
8. Getting it Down: Making and Taking Notes Across the Curriculum
9. Powerful Pens: Writing to Learn Content
10. Taking Stock: Formative and Summative Assessments

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