Developing Readers And Writers In The Content Areas K-12 by David W. MooreDeveloping Readers And Writers In The Content Areas K-12 by David W. Moore

Developing Readers And Writers In The Content Areas K-12

byDavid W. Moore, Sharon Arthur Moore, Patricia M. Cunningham

Paperback | June 29, 2010

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This practical, engaging text introduces prospective and practicing teachers to K-12 content reading instruction.


Unlike any other text in the market, the content progresses from general practices, cycles, and settings of instruction, to units of instruction and specific lesson planning. Well-respected authors Dave Moore, Pat Cunningham, Sharon Moore, Patricia M. Cunningham, and Jim Cunningham speak to educators new to the idea of content area literacy instruction and focus on instruction that is aligned with state standards and tests, yet promote literacy that goes beyond that which is tested.


The sixth edition of Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Areas places even more emphasis than in the past on (a) new digital literacies, (b) disciplinary literacies, and (c) English learners and special needs students. Chapters describe instruction appropriate for a comprehensive content-area literacy program (literature, comprehension, vocabulary, writing, study, inquiry, and differentiation), and include end-of-chapter applications that show how the practices apply to specific content areas such as science and mathematics. This text contains accessible language, concrete examples, and adjunct learning aids to help new learners access it.

David W. Moore is as a Professor of Education at Arizona State University where he teaches secondary school teacher education courses and advises doctoral students.  His vita shows a thirty year publication record that balances research reports, professional articles, and books.  He is active in many professional organizations and con...
Title:Developing Readers And Writers In The Content Areas K-12Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.8 inPublished:June 29, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0137056370

ISBN - 13:9780137056378


Table of Contents

  1. Content Area Reading and Writing
  2. Setting the Stage
  3. Instructional Units
  4. Reading Materials and Exhibiting Responses
  5. Comprehension
  6. Meaning Vocabulary
  7. Writing
  8. Studying
  9. Inquiry through Digital Literacies
  10. Responsive Instruction
  11. Reading Proficiency
  12. Reading Policy