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Reading to Learn in the Content Areas

Reading to Learn in the Content Areas
Author: Judy S. Richardson - Raymond F. Morgan - Charlene
ISBN 13: 9780495506065
ISBN 10: 495506060
Edition: 7
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2008-02-04
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 536
List Price: $250.95

This education textbook presents the preparation/assistance/reflection (PAR) lesson framework for content reading instruction, suggest ways to teach in elementary and secondary schools beyond the traditional textbook, and apply the approach to vocabulary, writing, study skills, and cooperative learning. The sixth edition adds a chapter on electronic literacy. The CD-ROM contains PAR activities and web links. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Richardson (Virginia Commonwealth U.) and Morgan's (Old Dominion U.) K-12 teacher education textbook outlines strategies for the use of reading and writing as a vehicle for learning in any discipline. All chapters have been updated for the fifth edition, with extensive revisions to the chapter on reading and writing activities for diverse learners, including learning disabled, struggling readers, second- language learners, and marginal or poor readers. The accompanying CD- ROM contains links to sites, audio links, video segments, examples of teachers using technology to teach their content, and software suggestions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)