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ERIC Number: ED534259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 132
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
What We Know about: Reading at the Middle and High School Levels, Third Edition
Educational Research Service
Reading skills are crucial to the academic achievement of students at the middle and high school levels. Do your students have the strategic reading skills they need to succeed? Do your teachers effectively integrate reading instruction into their classes? What do your teachers do if they have students who have difficulty reading? This third edition of "Reading at the Middle and High School Levels" addresses these questions and much more. Through this resource you and your staff will learn: approaches to help poor readers develop good reading habits; ways to increase student interest in reading for pleasure; how to effectively incorporate reading into subject areas such as social studies, science, and math; examples of what works according to school personnel in regard to reading instruction; and how to motivate students to become engaged readers. The table of contents provides the following sections: (1) Introduction: The Need for High-Quality Literacy Instruction in Secondary Schools; (2) Phonics versus Literature Immersion: What Struggling Readers Need; (3) Phonics versus Literature Immersion: What Struggling Readers Need; (4) Approaches for Actively Engaging Students in Reading; (5) Developing Good Reading Comprehension Strategies; (6) Assessment: Purposes and Approaches; (7) Issues Specific to Content-Area Reading; (8) Schoolwide Support for Literacy Instruction; and (9) Conclusion.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service