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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780135012420ISBN-10 0135012422
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-229854-6ISBN-13 978-0-13-229854-4
Author(s): Norman Unrau
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 480
Description

Through this strategy-driven, theory-based text, content-area teachers gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental role that reading and writing play in content-area learning. Unique to this text is the attention paid to helping teachers understand how the high school cultures students belong to affect their view of literacy and learning. The author effectively guides readers to ways they can identify and address school cultures and make literacy in content learning, relevant to students. The author offers step-by-step approaches to gauge student literacy, build vocabulary, and implement instruction that improves comprehension, encourages critical reading, supports writing for learning, and facilitates collaboration for literacy development.

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