Easy-to-use compendium from a recognized authority in reading education. The kit provides scores of practical guidelines and ready-to-use materials designed to help students meet the unique challenges of reading and writing in each content area: literature/language arts, math, science, and social studies.
|Product dimensions:||9.06(w) x 11.08(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Wilma H. Miller, Ed.D., is currently Professor of Education at Illinois State University in Normal, where she has taught undergraduate and graduate students in reading for 25 years. Prior to that she was an elementary school teacher in Illinois and Arizona.
Dr. Miller has published nearly 200 journal articles dealing with various aspects of reading such as The Reading Teacher, Elementary English and Reading Horizons. She has also authroed 17 books inm the field, including Reading Teacher's Complete Diagnosis and Correction Manual (1988), and Reading Comprehension Activities Kit, (1990), published by The Center for Applied Research in Education.
Table of Contents
The Practical Help This Book Offers
Chapter 1 Teaching the Vocabulary & Skills Required for Effective Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Chapter 2 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activity Sheets for Assessing Competencies & Weaknesses in Content Reading, Writing, and Study Skills in Both Whole Language and Traditional Literacy Programs
Chapter 3 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activity Sheets for Improving Vocabulary in the Content Areas
Chapter 4 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activity Sheets for Improving Comprehension, Critical (Evaluative), & Creative (Applied) Reading in the Content Areas
Chapter 5 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activity Sheets Improving Writing Skills in the Content Areas
Chapter 6 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activity Sheets for Adapting the Literacy-Study Skills to the Unique Demands of Literature, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics
Chapter 7 Strategies for Improving Text Construction & Test-Taking Skills in the Content Areas
Chapter 8 Ready-to-Use Strategies & Materials for Teaching Content Reading & Writing to "At-Risk" Students