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Stretching Beyond the Textbook
ISBN: 9780545554909
Published: 04/01/2014
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Annotation: Meet the CCSS requirement of increased nonfiction reading in the content areas with these classroom-tested, differentiated lessons that teach students to comprehend complex texts. Learn how to:

• select books and other complex texts that support the curriculum
• craft essential questions that delve into key content
• teach reading strategies targeted for nonfiction texts
• facilitate small-group meetings and whole-group discussions focused on text-specific questions
• model how to support arguments with textual evidence
• incorporate writing to improve comprehension
• design assessments to monitor progress and adjust instruction

Designed for middle school, this rigorous approach to teaching in the content areas develops independence, fosters responsibility, and really builds content-area knowledge. A must-have for the CCSS classroom!
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Content area reading; Study and teaching (Middle school).
Language arts; Correlation with content subjects.
Reading comprehension; Methodology.
Dewey: 372
LCCN: 2014497342
Academic/Grade Level: Scholarly/Undergraduate
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: (1.00 lbs)