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Building Literacy in Secondary Content Area Classrooms by renowned author Thomas Gunning gives practicing and prospective content area teachers the knowledge and skills they need to develop their students’ content literacy–and to ensure that these secondary school students are college- and career-ready. Comprehensive and research-based, the book presents a balanced combination of both theory and practice; provides more than a dozen examples of exemplary teaching; includes extensive, practical suggestions for working with struggling students and English language learners; and incorporates the Common Core State Standards and IRA’s 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals.
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This comprehensive, research-based new guide gives practicing and prospective content area teachers the knowledge and skills they need to develop their students’ content literacy–and to ensure that those secondary school students are college- and career-ready. Through a balance of theory and practice, more than 30 sample lessons, and more than a dozen examples of exemplary teaching, the book emphasizes building language and background knowledge, which are the foundations of literacy, and offers specific suggestions for developing the academic language skills of all students, especially struggling learners and English language learners. Renowned author Tom Gunning includes many features that make this book an ideal resource for helping content area teachers teach their students the reading and writing skills they need to understand and communicate the content of their courses, including:
· The Common Core State Standards and the IRA’s Revised 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals.
· More than 30 sample lessons and more than a dozen real-life examples of Exemplary Teaching.
· Specific suggestions for working with struggling readers and writers.
· Extensive suggestions for building academic language and adapting instruction to meet the needs of English language learners.
· An emphasis on Assessing for Learning including discussions of a wide range of informal and formal formative and summative assessments.
· Ideas for using technology, such as E-books, text-to-speech software, and Universal Design to help struggling learners.
· Ways to use process writing, writing workshops, rubrics, and discipline specific writing.
· The latest findings from cognitive psychology.
· Excellent reinforcing pedagogy including: Anticipation Guides, Using What You Know, end of section check-ups, end of chapter Reflections and Application activities.About the Author:
Thomas G. Gunning has taught courses in methods of teaching reading and writing for more than 20 years and was director of the Reading Clinic at Southern Connecticut State University. Before that, as a secondary English teacher, a reading specialist, and an elementary school reading consultant, he worked extensively with achieving and struggling readers and writers. Dr. Gunning, who recently served as a Reading First consultant, is currently working with elementary and middle school students to help them develop higher level literacy skills, as well as serving as an adjunct professor in the Reading/Language Arts Department at Central Connecticut State University. Over the years, Dr. Gunning’s research has explored reading interests, informal reading inventories, decoding strategies, readability, higher-level literacy skills, and response to intervention. As a result of this research, he has created a number of informal assessments and programs for developing decoding and comprehension skills.
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