9780205451180

Content Reading and Literacy : Succeeding in Today's Diverse Classrooms, MyLabSchool Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205451180

  • ISBN 10:

    0205451187

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

One of the best-selling texts of its kind, Content Area Reading and Literacy, Fourth Edition, equips students to teach content area literacy from a student-centered approach and provides in-depth and integrated attention to the content literacy needs of students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds. This well-respected text has been lauded for its scope of topics and examples, its accessible level, and its writing style. Written by renowned authors Donna Alvermann and Steven Phelps, this new edition includes more emphasis and information on addressing the literacy needs of English language learners and culturally diverse students. This text also addresses new frameworks for reading and writing instruction, such as the sociocultural New Literacies Framework. In a time when standards and evidence-based research methods are driving the field, this new edition also includes more emphasis on evidence-based research and standards in each chapter. Finally, throughout the book, students are introduced to more varied examples from other content areas, especially math and science, as well as to current trends in technology and media. Connected with major research and theoretical frameworks, the text provides concepts and strategies for practical use in todays diverse classrooms.

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