ERIC Number: ED447469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Teaching Comprehension and Exploring Multiple Literacies: Strategies from "The Reading Teacher."
Rasinski, Timothy V., Ed.; Padak, Nancy D., Ed.; Church, Brenda Weible, Ed.; Fawcett, Gay, Ed.; Hendershot, Judith, Ed.; Henry, Justina M., Ed.; Moss, Barbara G., Ed.; Peck, Jacqueline K., Ed.; Pryor, Elizabeth, Ed.; Roskos, Kathleen A., Ed.
Whatever grade level, content, or texts that educators teach, their ultimate goal is to develop their students' understanding of what they read. The 29 articles in this anthology were published in "The Reading Teacher" from 1993 to 1999 and offer ideas to help students comprehend different types of texts and literacies, from technology literacy to visual, theater, and music literacy. Articles are: "Story Development Using Wordless Picture Books" (Colleen Reese); "Book Character Cards" (Kathy Morrow); "Find the Features and Connect Them" (Janet C. Richards; Joan P. Gipe; Mary Ann Necaise); "Using Games to Help Young and At-Risk Children Respond to Story Characters" (Janet C. Richards); "Getting to Know Story Characters" (Janet C. Richards and Joan P. Gipe); "KWLA: Linking the Affective and Cognitive Domains" (Thomas F. Mandeville); "Using Paragraph Frames to Complete a K-W-L" (Kathleen E. Weissman); "K-W-W-L: Questioning the Known" (Jan Bryan); "KWLQ: Inquiry and Literacy Learning in Science" (Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt); "K-W-L-S" (Arne E. Sippola); "Using K-W-L for Informal Assessment" (Patricia J. McAllister); "Teaching Nonfiction with the Shared Book Experience" (Jill E. Scott); "Using Graphic Organizers to Improve the Reading of Mathematics" (Stephania Braselton and Barbara C. Decker); "Beyond Retelling the Plot: Student-Led Discussions" (Claudia E. Cornett); "Modified Anticipation Guide" (Donna J. Merkley); "Circle of Questions" (Mary Beth Sampson; Michael R. Sampson; Wayne Linek); "Titling--Finding Names That 'Mean'" (Dorothy Grant Hennings and Gail McCreesh); "FINE" (Susan Spear); "Alice in Computerland: Using the Internet as a Resource for Teaching Reading" (Mary Jo Fresch); "The Electronic Journal: Combining Literacy and Technology" (Jane Sullivan); "Stuco-Slides Enhance Literacy and Content Learning" (Cindy Wilson); "Picturing Story: An Irresistible Pathway into Literacy" (Beth Olshansky); "Language Arts: A Success Story" (Mitzi Minnick Hook and Joyce Kir
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($16.95). Web site: http://www.reading.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.