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Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach

Author(s): Thomas W Bean, John Readence, Judtih Dunkerly Bean

Edition: 11

Copyright: 2017

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The 11th edition of Content Area Literacy focuses on developing 21st century learners who are adept at reading and critiquing multiple texts. Organized into two parts: Learning with Text and Technology and Teaching and Learning Strategies, this edition has a redesigned page format that provides teachers quick and easy access to concepts, ideas, and strategies.

Content Area Literacy features:

  • theory and related discipline-specific learning strategies designed to assist middle and secondary students in reading and learning through 21st century literacy practices.
  • a multimedia approach that integrates the book with additional website resources.
  • new teaching and learning strategies as well as a discussion of current literacy issues.

Content Area Literacy Learning Aids:

  • Technology - Access to an expanded companion website provides valuable and current information on the subject.
  • Anticipation Guides in Part 1 present a series of statements and facilitate discussion of literacy issues to come.
  • Vignettes in Part 2 present a classroom scenario that sets the tone of the chapter lesson.
  • Rationale sections explain the purpose of the chapter.
  • Learning Objectives focus on the literacy issues discussed in each chapter.
  • The Graphic Organizer gives a preview of new vocabulary and concepts.
  • Several Chapter Features including Applications, Consider This, Glimpse into the Classroom, and Summary sections.

Content Area Literacy End of Chapter Aids:

  • Reaction Guides/Vignettes – reinforce the Anticipation Guides and Vignettes from the chapter openers and confirm the big picture presented in the chapter.
  • Mini Projects to apply chapter information.
  • Website Activity references exercises for the corresponding chapter content.

Part 1 Learning with Text and Technology

1   Content Area Literacy: Developing Contemporary Learners

2  Technology and Changing Literacies

3  Language and Diversity in the Disciplines

4  Selecting Textbooks and Multimedia Materials

5  Assessment

Part 2 Teaching and Learning Strategies

6  Unit and Lesson Planning

7  Literature

8  Vocabulary

9   Comprehension: Principles and Integrated Approaches

10  Comprehension: Guiding Content Literacy

11  Writing

12  Studying and Preparing for Examinations

Thomas W Bean

Thomas W. Bean is a professor of Reading/Literacy and Coordinator of Doctoral Studies in Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  His teaching and research interests center on the discussion of multicultural young adult literature in content classrooms.

John Readence

John E. Readence is an Emeritus Professor in the College of Education and former Dean of the University College at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. His professional interests include research and practice in content area literacy and teacher education. John's personal interests include traveling, hiking, collecting art, movies, and music.

Judtih Dunkerly Bean

Related ISBN's: 9781792400339, 9781524999865

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