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ERIC Number: ED539123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul-28
Pages: 0
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9355-4352-7
Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives: Comprehending, Analyzing, and Discussing Text
Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy; Lapp, Diane
Solution Tree
Empower students to take ownership of their reading and learning with "Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives." In this comprehensive guide, the authors explore the relationship between text, learner, and learning through discussion and rhetorical writing at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Prompt students to become the sophisticated readers, writers, and thinkers they need to be to achieve higher learning. Clearly defined strategies will drive discussion-based learning and examine the hidden dangers of controlling classroom discourse. Foster critical literacy through questioning and instructional routines, and encourage students to find meaning and cultivate thinking from expository texts--even the most challenging ones. Finally, because all students learn differently, you'll explore new-media texts and web 2.0 to accommodate learning differences among your students. Benefits include: (1) Investigates how educators can establish an inquiry-based and reflective classroom; (2) Presents methods to help students engage deeply with their own ideas; (3) Provides student and teacher dialogues, teacher modeling, and graphic organizers; (4) Includes sample assignments, organizational routines, and instructional strategies; (5)Illustrates how readers can build understanding of literary and expository texts; and (6) Contains techniques to make classroom discussions productive and safe.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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