Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum (Hardback)
  • Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum (Hardback)

Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum (Hardback)

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Hardback 504 Pages / Published: 01/08/2013
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Long respected as the market-leading text in content area literacy, this book gives pre- and in-service teachers an ambitious, coherent, and workable exploration of content literacy to take into their classrooms to improve reading and writing for all students. Comprehensible and accessible, Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, 11/e shows teachers how to use literacy-related instructional strategies to help students think and learn with both print and digital texts. The new Eleventh Edition emphasizes the comprehensive content focus of previous editions, including an ever-expanding knowledge base in the areas of literacy, cognition and learning, educational policy, new literacies and technologies, and student diversity. Chapter content has been upgraded to reflect current theory, research, and practice related to content literacy and learning in disciplines. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

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Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780133066784
Number of pages: 504
Weight: 820 g
Dimensions: 238 x 195 x 23 mm
Edition: 11th edition


"This text is a well-organized introduction to many of the major components of content area literacy. It cites important research literature to support its pedagogical claims and viewpoints, and provides a large number of resources for both instructors and students." - Wolfram Verlaan, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

"Comprehensive and user-friendly. It does a good job of showing how to teach literacy in all the content areas. Students will enjoy the practical applications and teachers will enjoy having information in one place." - Dr. Virginia S. Loh, San Diego State University

"...exemplary in content and in practicality for teachers who teach middle and high school." - Suzanne Gary Brians, The University of Texas at Tyler

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