Content-area Writing

Every Teacher's Guide

Author: Harvey Daniels,Steven Zemelman,Nancy Steineke

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325009728

Category: Education

Page: 278

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Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing. Offers strategies for planning, organizing, and teaching, as well as numerous examples of student work and guidelines for evaluation and assessment.
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Subjects Matter

Every Teacher's Guide to Content-area Reading

Author: Harvey Daniels,Steven Zemelman

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325005959

Category: Education

Page: 276

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Grades 7-12 Finally, a book about content-area reading that's just as useful to math, science, and history teachers as it is to English teachers! Lively, practical, and irreverent, Subjects Matter points the way to activities and materials that energize content and engage students across all subject areas. This book features: 23 practical classroom activities that help students understand and remember what they read, in mathematics, science, social studies, English, and more a tough analysis of today's textbooks, along with specific ways to use them more effectively a new "balanced diet" of reading, including 150 books of interest to teenagers instructions for growing a rich classroom library in your subject area plans for setting up student book clubs and reading groups in any discipline group-building techniques that create a productive community of readers a do-it-yourself exploration of the ways smart readers think models for developing ambitious thematic units within your classroom or with colleagues special help and materials for students who struggle scientific proof that the book's recommended activities do improve reading and learning.
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Writing Behind Every Door

Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas

Author: Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317821149

Category: Education

Page: 188

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For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides effective and exciting ideas for teaching argument writing, informational writing, project-based writing, and writing with technology. Each chapter is filled with strategies, prompts, and rubrics you can use immediately. Special Features: A variety of writing strategies that work in any subject area Tips for developing meaningful prompts Diagrams and templates that you can use with your students Rubrics for assessing writing, as well as ideas for having students create their own rubrics Samples of student work in different formats Ideas for teaching students to break the Google homepage habit and conduct effective research Cross-curricular writing assignments for science, history, ELA, electives, and PE Suggestions for teaching summary writing, an essential academic skill Ideas for staff professional development on Common Core writing
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Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings

Author: Anderson, Rebecca S.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466659831

Category: Education

Page: 684

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More emphasis is being placed on writing instruction in K-12 schools than ever before. With the growing number of digital tools in the classroom, it is important that K-12 teachers learn how to use these tools to effectively teach writing in all content areas. The Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings will provide research about how students use digital tools to write, both in and out of school settings, as well as discuss issues and concerns related to the use of these learning methods. This publication is beneficial to educators, professionals, and researchers working in the field of K-12 and teacher education.
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Best Practice

Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools

Author: Steven Zemelman,Harvey Daniels,Arthur A. Hyde

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780325007441

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Identifies teaching methods that help students learn and how to implement them in the classroom.
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Literacy for Learning

A Handbook of Content-Area Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers

Author: Ed. D Berry

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144222696X

Category: Education

Page: 338

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Literacy for Learning: A Handbook of Teaching Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers is a collection of proven, effective teaching strategies to promote content area literacy and help teachers incorporate literacy learning as a means of improving learning in all subject areas. The book presents a concise overview of content area literacy research and a rationale for teachers in all subject areas. Those who teach, or are about to teach, middle and high school students, will find a variety of engaging strategies for improving student comprehension and retention of content material. Numerous examples of how the strategies can be used across the curriculum are included. 122 strategies in all are included, plus tips and suggestions for their use. This valuable, handy, and easy-to-use resource contains strategies for teaching reading, writing, and vocabulary. Each section contains numerous strategies for use across the curriculum. An additional section focuses on ways to incorporate technology and multi-media resources into teaching to promote learning. Each strategy presented includes learning objectives, Common Core State Standards connections, a concise overview, and simple, easy-to-follow instructions for implementing the strategies. Teachers can pick up this book and immediately begin using the strategies in their own classrooms. With the implementation of Common Core State Standards, it will become more important than ever for every teacher to be a literacy teacher. This book should find widespread acceptance as a handy tool to help all teachers achieve this goal.
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Adolescent Literacy in the Academic Disciplines

General Principles and Practical Strategies

Author: Tamara L. Jetton,Cynthia Shanahan

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462502857

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

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From leading authorities in both adolescent literacy and content-area teaching, this book addresses the particular challenges of literacy learning in each of the major academic disciplines. Chapters focus on how to help students successfully engage with texts and ideas in English/literature, science, math, history, and arts classrooms. The book shows that while general strategies for reading informational texts are essential, they are not enough—students also need to learn processing strategies that are quite specific to each subject and its typical tasks or problems. Vignettes from exemplary classrooms illustrate research-based ways to build content-area knowledge while targeting essential reading and writing skills.
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Teaching Writing in the Content Areas

Author: Vicki Urquhart,Monette McIver

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416601716

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Offers strategies and practical tools to integrate writing assignments into math, science, art, and social studies.
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Content Area Writing That Rocks

Author: Rebecca G. Harper

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1425896758

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Engage third through twelfth grade students with creative strategies to develop their writing skills with the help of Content Area Writing That Rocks.This standards-based resource provides teachers with strategies and suggestions to build writing skills based on students' interests in technology, social media, and other contemporary topics. This guide supports overall writing instruction across the content areas.
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