ERIC Number: EJ551254
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Scaffolding Students' Reading of History.
Graves, Michael F.; Avery, Patricia G.
Social Studies, v88 n3 p134-38 May-Jun 1997
Defines the Scaffolding Reading Experience as a reading improvement technique that incorporates prereading, reading, and postreading activities. Discusses how this can be used in social studies classes and provides specific examples from an 11th-grade U.S. history class. Includes a list of optional activities and teaching suggestions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 11, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Learning Theories, Reading Improvement, Reading Skills, Reading Writing Relationship, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Social Studies, Student Improvement, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A