Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas (2nd Revised edition)

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas (2nd Revised edition)

By: Carolyn M. Chapman (editor), Rita S. King (editor)Paperback

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'Filled with activities, ideas, and methods for integrating reading instruction, Chapman and King's text provides content classrooms with necessary materials for differentiating reading instruction to meet individual student needs' - Anita Price Davis, Professor Emerita of Education, Converse College. 'Offers best practices for before, during, and after reading to improve comprehension; great ideas for assessing vocabulary knowledge and teaching vocabulary; and excellent activities to help with interventions for RTI' - Coleen Martin, Fifth-Grade Teacher, Wilder Waite Grade School, Peoria, IL. Completely revised and reorganized, this second edition of the best-selling guide by Carolyn Chapman and Rita S. King offers creative, substantive methods for increasing students' content learning by helping them become better readers. Featuring new strategies, current research, expanded coverage of key topics, plus new material on planning, and information about English language learners, this updated edition shows how to use differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, scaffolding, constructivism, and cooperative learning methods to support reading comprehension. With ideas for all subject areas, including in maths, science, social studies, and other subject areas, the book helps teachers: create the right environment for motivating readers; assess readers effectively; incorporate guided reading, shared reading, a four-block model, language experience, and read-alouds; teach vocabulary using methods such as visuals, context clues, and miscue analysis; and, improve comprehension before, during, and after reading. Brimming with samples, suggestions, and lists that facilitate quick implementation in the classroom, this second edition of "Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas" helps ensure that all students can experience improved learning and achievement.

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About Author

Carolyn Chapman is an international educational consultant, author, and teacher who has taught in kindergarten to college classrooms. Her interactive, hands-on professional development training sessions challenge educators to use strategies that ensure success for learners of all ages. Chapman has written many books about differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, multiple assessments, and the brain-compatible classroom. She is coauthor with Gayle Gregory of the landmark Corwin Press book Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All. Rita King has more than 20 years of teacher training experience and administrative experience as principal and director of Middle Tennessee State University's teacher training program in the laboratory school. Most recently, she was an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the university. She now consults internationally in the areas of multiple intelligences, practical applications of brain-based research, differentiated learning, reading and writing strategies, mathematics instruction, creating effective learning environments, and strategies for test success. She is the coauthor of Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All.


About the Authors 1. Introduction Infusing Reading in the Content Areas Sailing Into Differentiated Reading Instruction The Goals of This Book Effective Practices and Related Research Differentiation The Reading Journey Summary 2. Create a Climate to Motivate Readers Designing the Physical Environment The Affective Environment Motivation Attention, Challenge, Excitement, Humor Self-Efficacy Celebrate Reading Achievements Metacognition Flow 3. Knowing and Assessing the Reader Developmental Readiness for Reading Meet Your Reading Characters Non-Reading Nancy Word-Calling Wayne Insecure Inez Turned Off Tom Correcting Carl Read Aloud Renee Silent Reading Sam Comprehending Carlos Developing the Eager, Fluent Reader The Keys to Reading Success Assessing and Diagnosing the Reader Cloze Process Using Assessments Effectively Summary 4. Differentiated Models and Strategies of Reading Adjustable Assignment Model Curriculum Compacting Model Centers and Projects Model Project-Based Models Problem-Solving Model Independent Choice Reading Model Guided Reading Model Language Experience Model Shared Reading Model Read Aloud Model The Four Block Model From Models to Implementation Agenda/Menus Cubing Choice Summary 5. Vocabulary 25 Ways to Teach Vocabulary Vocabulary Visuals Cues to Context Clues Subject Terminology Overcoming Miscues Summary 6. The Art of Decoding Phonics Instruction The Phonics Dozen (The Fonix Duzen!) Words Structural Analysis Summary 7. Comprehension Barriers to Comprehension Levels of Comprehension Steps to Reading a Passage Before Reading: The Passage Preview During Reading: The Passage View Assessing Comprehension The Teacher's Role in Comprehension Instruction Summary 8. Planning Using Strategies Effectively Text Check Conclusion Differentiated Instruction Is Like a Sailboat Race References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412972307
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781412972307
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1412972302
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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