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ERIC Number: ED434313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 154
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87207-253-3
ISSN: N/A
The Explicit Teaching of Reading.
Hancock, Joelie, Ed.
Exploring the explicit teaching of reading, this book is the result of a group of Australian teachers who took a closer look at their teaching so that they could be clearer to their kindergarten through middle-school students. Chapter 1 is based on a presentation at a Saturday inservice program on explicit teaching. Chapters 2-9 were written by teacher-researchers who give an account of the significant insights gained in their teaching experience; they each examine a different aspect of the reading program on explicit teaching. The chapters describe these different aspects. They include: (1) An Introduction to the Explicit Teaching of Reading (Lyn Wilkinson); (2) "It's Just a Different Answer": Exploring Point of View (Judy Smith); (3) Not Just Onions! Exploring Layers of Meaning in Texts (Lynda Matthews); (4) Building on Cultural Capital: Linking Home and School Literacies with Popular Texts (Lyn Shepherd); (5) Explicit Processes and Strategies Using Literature Circles (Sally Ahang); (6) What's Happening in Your Reading Program? (Kerry Gehling); (7) The Aim Is Metacognition: For Teachers as Well as Students (Meredith Edwards); (8) Explicitly Teaching the Reading of Nonfiction Texts (Jay Marshall); and (9) But What Do We Make Explicit? (Betty Weeks). (Contains an afterword by Hancock [Reflections on a Teacher Research Group: A Leap Forward], references at the end of each chapter, and an index.) (SC)
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($22.95). Tel: 800-336-7323 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.