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Teaching through Text: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas, 2nd edition

  • Richard D. Robinson

Published by Pearson (January 29th 2013) - Copyright © 2014

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ISBN-13: 9780132927468

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Section 1: Teaching and Learning through Text        


1    The Importance of Literacy in Content Areas      


The Meaning of Literacy           

Four Aspects of Literacy          

The Implications of Content Literacy

Disciplinary Literacy    

Teacher Resistance to Content Literacy

Content Literacy and the Common Core Standards        

Seeing Yourself as a Teacher  


Getting Involved          


2    Literacy Processes           


Reading and Writing as Language Processes   

The Reading Process  

The Writing Process    

Making Sense Out of Content   


Getting Involved          


3    Getting to Know Your Students, Your Materials, and Your Teaching      


Three Dimensions of Classroom Assessment   

What Is Reading Ability?          

Levels of Reading Ability          

Reading Ability and Readability

Judging the Match Between Students and Materials      

Judging the Context of Instruction        

Three Struggling Readers        


Getting Involved          


4    Teaching for Diversity      


Dimensions of Diversity           

Meeting the Challenge of Diversity       


Getting Involved          


Section 2: Prereading Strategies   

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