ERIC Number: EJ788781
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 25
Focus on Literacy: Effective Content Teachers for the Middle Grades
Lacina, Jan; Watson, Patricia A.
Childhood Education, v84 n3 p159 Spr 2008
This article presents an excerpt from the most recent ACEI publication. It describes the characteristics of effective middle level teachers and the characteristics of effective content-area instruction which makes use of reading and writing as often as possible. The use of literacy processes in content disciplines can lead to improved understanding and retention of content area knowledge.
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Literacy, Middle School Teachers, Content Area Writing, Adolescents, Middle School Students, Preadolescents, Textbooks
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
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