Friday, January 8, 2010

Reading in the Content Areas

Strategic Reading in the Content Areas: Practical Applications for Creating a Thinking Environment - Rachel Billmeyer teachers hold the keys for helping students understand how to think as they read. Teaching students how to read strategically in every subject and grade level helps them know how to think in order to successfully master the content. This practical guide examines current information about the role of metacognition (thinking about thinking); three interactive reading ingredients (context, reader, text); and current research on vocabulary and concept development.

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