ERIC Number: ED450356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reading and Writing across Content Areas: Grades 4-12.
Sejnost, Roberta; Thiese, Sharon
This book, which focuses on strategies for content area literacy, employs a step-by-step approach to help students comprehend content area texts, effectively express their ideas in writing, and acquire the literacy skills they need to succeed. The book provides a research-based framework for teaching reading and writing with strategies for teaching vocabulary and graphic (or visual) literacy. It also shows how to integrate technology by offering computer connection activities in every chapter. And it features a variety of reproducible blackline masters to make application easy. Following an introduction, the book is divided into the following chapters: (1) Creating the Framework for Reading; (2) Setting the Framework for Writing; (3) Keying into Vocabulary; (4) Strategies for Comprehension; (5) Research Writing; (6) Integrating Reading and Writing in the Classroom; and (7) Assessing Reading and Writing. Contains an 80-item bibliography. (NKA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Secondary Education, Technology Integration, Visual Literacy, Writing Skills, Writing Strategies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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