• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The Thoughtful Education Guide to Reading for Meaning (Hardback)
  • The Thoughtful Education Guide to Reading for Meaning (Hardback)
zoom

The Thoughtful Education Guide to Reading for Meaning (Hardback)

(editor), (editor), (editor)
£46.99
Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 09/09/2009
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
'With Reading for Meaning, there is no more of the 'in one eye, out the other' type of reading that so many students are guilty of, because Reading for Meaning fosters students' active engagement before, during, and after reading. Students exposed to Reading for Meaning over time internalize reading strategies that are essential for making meaning from complex text. In short, Reading for Meaning helps students learn from their textbooks while it prepares them to learn for life' - Nancy Spaniak, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development, Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233, IL

How can teachers help every student gain the most from school reading assignments? This book presents the Reading for Meaning approach - a practical, step-by-step method that helps students acquire the skills used by the most proficient readers and measurably improves their academic performance.

Drawing on years of school-tested experience, the authors provide teachers with insights on preparing students to better understand complex reading material, gather evidence from readings to build an argument, fully participate in class discussions, and write more effectively. This resource includes:

- Relevant, foundational research on reading comprehensionApplications in all subject areas, with examples from literature, math, science, and social studies

- Classroom-ready templates, checklists, sample readings and detailed examples of Reading for Meaning in action

- Recommendations for appropriate assessments

Learn how to implement Reading for Meaning during classroom instruction and support students in becoming better readers, thinkers, and communicators!

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412968386
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 399 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"With Reading for Meaning, there is no more of the `in one eye, out the other' type of reading that so many students are guilty of, because this approach fosters students' active engagement before, during, and after reading. Students exposed to this method over time internalize reading strategies that are essential for making meaning from complex text. In short, Reading for Meaning helps students learn from their textbooks while it prepares them to learn for life."

-- Nancy Spaniak, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
"Reading for Meaning has become a weekly activity for my classroom. I use it to supplement our reading series. I find that the children in my classroom are starting to discuss the book. They will talk about why they agree or disagree with each other, and they always have good evidence to back it up. They also enjoy Reading for Meaning. When we have a week that we do not have Reading for Meaning, they get upset. This is a very useful tool that makes the children in my classroom able to think deeper into the stories and express their thoughts." -- Heather Hill, Teacher

You may also be interested in...

Classroom Behaviour
Added to basket
£24.99
Paperback
Learning to Teach in the Primary School
Added to basket
Visible Learning for Teachers
Added to basket
Brilliant Teaching Assistant
Added to basket
Teaching Skills For Dummies
Added to basket
Teacher's Toolkit
Added to basket
£29.99
Paperback
Toe by Toe
Added to basket
£25.00
Paperback
Child, Family, School, Community
Added to basket
Sensory Circuits
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Talk-Less Teaching
Added to basket
The Art of Lecturing
Added to basket
365 Things to Make You Go Hmmm...
Added to basket
Best Practice in the Early Years
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.