ERIC Number: EJ419154
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Directed Reading-Thinking Activities: Four Activities to Promote Thinking and Study Habits in Social Studies.
Bear, Donald R.; McIntosh, Margaret E.
Social Education, v54 n6 p385-88 Oct 1990
Presents four Directed Reading-Thinking Activities (DR-TA) for use in secondary social studies classrooms. Defines a DR-TA and shows its applicability in teaching students effective study habits when reading social studies textbooks. Offers strategies intended to engage students with their textbooks, highlighting interior monologues and grouping patterns. Includes specific examples of each DR-TA. (CH)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Content Area Reading, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Prior Learning, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Motivation, Student Reaction, Study Habits, Study Skills, Textbooks, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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