Content Area Reading: Literacy And Learning Across The Curriculum

Hardcover | May 8, 2013

byRichard T. Vacca, Jo Anne L. Vacca, Maryann E. Mraz

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Long respected as the market-leading text in content area literacy, this book gives pre- and in-service teachers an ambitious, coherent, and workable exploration of content literacy to take into their classrooms to improve reading and writing for all students. Comprehensible and accessible, Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, 11/e shows teachers how to use literacy-related instructional strategies to help students think and learn with both print and digital texts. The new Eleventh Edition emphasizes the comprehensive content focus of previous editions, including an ever-expanding knowledge base in the areas of literacy, cognition and learning, educational policy, new literacies and technologies, and student diversity. Chapter content has been upgraded to reflect current theory, research, and practice related to content literacy and learning in disciplines. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

 

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This title is also available packaged with the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133388417.   Long respected as the market-leading text in content area literacy, this book gives pre- and in-service teachers an ambitious, coherent, and workable exploration of content li...

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The new edition of this widely popular, market leading text gives pre- and in-service teachers valuable knowledge and practical guidance for using literacy-related instructional strategies to help students think and learn with content area print and digital texts. Comprehensible and accessible, this new edition places an emphasis on th...

Rich and Jo Anne Vacca are professors emeriti in the College of Education at Kent State University. Jo Anne taught language arts in middle schools in New York and Illinois and received her doctorate from Boston University. Rich taught high school English in New York and earned his doctorate at Syracuse University.  He is a past presid...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:504 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.9 inPublished:May 8, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133066789

ISBN - 13:9780133066784

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Table of Contents

  1. Literacy Matters
  2. Learning with New Literacies
  3. Culturally Responsive Teaching in Diverse Classrooms
  4. Assessing Students and Texts
  5. Planning Instruction for Content Literacy
  6. Activating Prior Knowledge and Interest
  7. Guiding Reading Comprehension
  8. Developing Vocabulary and Concepts
  9. Writing Across the Curriculum
  10. Studying Text
  11. Learning with Trade Books
  12. Supporting Effective Teaching with Professional Development

Editorial Reviews

"This text is a well-organized introduction to many of the major components of content area literacy. It cites important research literature to support its pedagogical claims and viewpoints, and provides a large number of resources for both instructors and students." - Wolfram Verlaan, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi "Comprehensive and user-friendly. It does a good job of showing how to teach literacy in all the content areas. Students will enjoy the practical applications and teachers will enjoy having information in one place." - Dr. Virginia S. Loh, San Diego State University "...exemplary in content and in practicality for teachers who teach middle and high school." - Suzanne Gary Brians, The University of Texas at Tyler