50 Instructional Routines to Develop Content Literacy
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50 Instructional Routines to Develop Content Literacy

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From some of the best-known authors in the field comes a book that provides all middle and high school teachers with practical information about improving students' reading, writing, and oral language development. Every teacher needs to use instructional routines that allow students to engage in all of these literacy processes. Classroom examples from science, social studi...more
Paperback, 153 pages
Published March 19th 2010 by Prentice Hall
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This is a great book for helping teachers in any content area encourage and enhance reading and writing in the classroom. My husband is a PE teacher and he also has used this book to find ideas to implement with his content and in a gym. There are many strategies provided such as concept maps, popcorn review, and word scavenger hunts. As a teacher you can find some great ideas to spice up integrating reading and writing in the curriculum across content areas. Also, the authors try to indicate wh...more
Sirpa Grierson
Dec 03, 2010 Sirpa Grierson rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Secondary teachers in any subject area
Brand new second edition of research-based instructional routines that work with students in all content areas. Pull it off the shelf when you need a more engaging way to teach students to read more deeply, to question the text, and to decide and respond to what the text says, does, and means. Love the new, more practical classroom applications and scenarios for the routines. This is a wonderful handbook with some of my favorite strategies--not overly complex to figure out, but engaging and effe...more
Mark Schlatter
It's what the title says --- a short overview (including examples and references) of literacy routines. LIttle to no grouping of the routines into categories, so you don't get a lot of context. Better as a resource than a read.
Glad to have used this book with my Content Literacy course - it received wonderful feedback from folks across all content areas.
Every teacher of every content area needs this. Bam! It's a concise "bag of tricks" (to quote a former professor).
Jonathan Watkins
If you are working towards a teaching career, then this book is a necessity.
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