Reading History: A Practical Guide to Improving Literacy

Paperback | January 27, 2005

byJanet Allen, Christine Landaker

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Having trouble interesting your students in history or the history textbook? Concerned about the ability of your students to actually read the textbook? Learn ways to tie reading strategies to the learning of history and sources that will help history come alive for your students. Nationally known literacy advocate Janet Allen discusses strategies for teaching nonfiction reading using Joy Hakim's award winning A History of US series as the center of a blossoming campaign among educators to integrate literacy and history. Classroom tested at a variety of grade levels, realstudent samples are interspersed throughout the book providing clearer understanding of the strategies in action.

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Having trouble interesting your students in history or the history textbook? Concerned about the ability of your students to actually read the textbook? Learn ways to tie reading strategies to the learning of history and sources that will help history come alive for your students. Nationally known literacy advocate Janet Allen discuss...

Janet Allen is one of the most prominent and outspoken literacy advocates in the country. A former elementary school teacher and university instructor, hundreds of teachers attend her seminars each year. Her books Words, Words, Words: Teaching Vocabulary in Grades 4-12 and Yellow Brick Roads: Shared and Guided Paths to Independent Rea...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.4 × 9.02 × 0.71 inPublished:January 27, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195165969

ISBN - 13:9780195165968

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"Reading History is a great idea-Janet Allen's strategies have won her a very large audience. I highly recommend this book." - Dennis Denenberg, Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Millersville University