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Comprehension Across the Curriculum: Perspectives and Practices K-12 (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy (Paperback))
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Publication Date: 2009-12-29
Number of pages: 335
Successful students use comprehension skills and strategies throughout the school day. In this timely book, leading scholars present innovative ways to support reading comprehension across content areas and the full K–12 grade range. Chapters provide specific, practical guidance for selecting rewarding texts and promoting engagement and understanding in social studies, math, and science, as well as language arts and English classrooms. Cutting-edge theoretical perspectives and research findings are clearly explained. Special attention is given to integrating out-of-school literacies into instruction and developing comprehension in English language learners.