Content-area Writing

Every Teacher's Guide
Author: Harvey Daniels,Steven Zemelman,Nancy Steineke
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325009728
Category: Education
Page: 278
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Presents information about two major types of writing: writing to learn and public writing. Offers strategies for planning, organizing, and teaching, as well as numerous examples of student work and guidelines for evaluation and assessment.

Subjects Matter

Every Teacher's Guide to Content-area Reading
Author: Harvey Daniels,Steven Zemelman
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325005959
Category: Education
Page: 276
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Grades 7-12 Finally, a book about content-area reading that's just as useful to math, science, and history teachers as it is to English teachers! Lively, practical, and irreverent, Subjects Matter points the way to activities and materials that energize content and engage students across all subject areas. This book features: 23 practical classroom activities that help students understand and remember what they read, in mathematics, science, social studies, English, and more a tough analysis of today's textbooks, along with specific ways to use them more effectively a new "balanced diet" of reading, including 150 books of interest to teenagers instructions for growing a rich classroom library in your subject area plans for setting up student book clubs and reading groups in any discipline group-building techniques that create a productive community of readers a do-it-yourself exploration of the ways smart readers think models for developing ambitious thematic units within your classroom or with colleagues special help and materials for students who struggle scientific proof that the book's recommended activities do improve reading and learning.

Writing Across the Curriculum

All Teachers Teach Writing
Author: Shelley S. Peterson
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 1553791770
Category: Education
Page: 192
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As the amount of curriculum in today's classrooms expands and teaching time seems to shrink,teachers are looking for ways to integrate content area and writing instruction. In thisrevised and expanded edition of Writing Across the Curriculum, Shelley Peterson shows teachershow to weave writing and content area instruction together in their classrooms. The authorprovides practical and helpful ideas for classroom teachers and content-area specialists to easilyincorporate writer's workshop while teaching in their subject area.New features in this second edition include:* internet websites that can be used to teach writing(e.g., wiki's, weblogs, and digital storytelling)* examples from grades 4-8 classrooms that show how science, social studies, health,and mathematics teachers can also be teachers of poetry, narrative, and non-narrative writing* new assessment scoring guides* information on working with struggling writers and supporting English Language Learners* graphic organizers, templates, and mini-lessons that engage students in learning

Writing Behind Every Door

Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas
Author: Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317821149
Category: Education
Page: 188
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For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron provides effective and exciting ideas for teaching argument writing, informational writing, project-based writing, and writing with technology. Each chapter is filled with strategies, prompts, and rubrics you can use immediately. Special Features: A variety of writing strategies that work in any subject area Tips for developing meaningful prompts Diagrams and templates that you can use with your students Rubrics for assessing writing, as well as ideas for having students create their own rubrics Samples of student work in different formats Ideas for teaching students to break the Google homepage habit and conduct effective research Cross-curricular writing assignments for science, history, ELA, electives, and PE Suggestions for teaching summary writing, an essential academic skill Ideas for staff professional development on Common Core writing

Literacy for Learning

A Handbook of Content-Area Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers
Author: Gregory Berry, Ed.D
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144222696X
Category: Education
Page: 338
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Literacy for Learning: A Handbook of Teaching Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers is a collection of 122 effective, proven, research-based teaching strategies to promote content area literacy and help teachers incorporate literacy learning as a means of improving reading comprehension, writing and vocabulary learning in all subject areas. Also included are technology-related resources and teaching strategies. Connections to CCSS are included.

Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings

Author: Anderson, Rebecca S.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466659831
Category: Education
Page: 684
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More emphasis is being placed on writing instruction in K-12 schools than ever before. With the growing number of digital tools in the classroom, it is important that K-12 teachers learn how to use these tools to effectively teach writing in all content areas. The Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings will provide research about how students use digital tools to write, both in and out of school settings, as well as discuss issues and concerns related to the use of these learning methods. This publication is beneficial to educators, professionals, and researchers working in the field of K-12 and teacher education.

Best Practice

Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools
Author: Steven Zemelman,Harvey Daniels,Arthur A. Hyde
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780325007441
Category: Education
Page: 336
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Identifies teaching methods that help students learn and how to implement them in the classroom.

Adolescent Literacy in the Academic Disciplines

General Principles and Practical Strategies
Author: Tamara L. Jetton,Cynthia Shanahan
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462502857
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 274
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From leading authorities in both adolescent literacy and content-area teaching, this book addresses the particular challenges of literacy learning in each of the major academic disciplines. Chapters focus on how to help students successfully engage with texts and ideas in English/literature, science, math, history, and arts classrooms. The book shows that while general strategies for reading informational texts are essential, they are not enough—students also need to learn processing strategies that are quite specific to each subject and its typical tasks or problems. Vignettes from exemplary classrooms illustrate research-based ways to build content-area knowledge while targeting essential reading and writing skills.

Content Area Writing That Rocks

Author: Rebecca G. Harper
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425896758
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Engage third through twelfth grade students with creative strategies to develop their writing skills with the help of Content Area Writing That Rocks.This standards-based resource provides teachers with strategies and suggestions to build writing skills based on students' interests in technology, social media, and other contemporary topics. This guide supports overall writing instruction across the content areas.

Engaging Adolescent Learners

A Guide for Content-area Teachers
Author: ReLeah Cossett Lent
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Offers suggestions for tailoring classroom practices to the motivational needs of each and every student and examines what it means to engage young adults in their learning.

Teaching Writing in the Content Areas

Author: Vicki Urquhart,Monette McIver
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416601716
Category: Education
Page: 169
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Offers strategies and practical tools to integrate writing assignments into math, science, art, and social studies.

Content Area Writing

Author: Jim Burke
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780439934473
Category: Education
Page: 112
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The Teacher's Essential Guide to Content Area Writing leads the reader through Burke's teaching strategies, which draw from a combination of research and Jim's own experience as a public school teacher. He includes invaluable techniques to improve student writing as well as strategies to simply prompt students to write. Burke features several of his students' writing samples enabling the reader to review the outcome of his instructional techniques. For use with Grades 612.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas

Author: Carolyn Chapman,Rita M. King,Rita King
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761938279
Category: Education
Page: 158
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This concise guide provides specific strategies for teaching writing while teaching content so teachers can help students demonstrate content mastery with self-direction and gain confidence as writers!

Everyday Content-area Writing

Write-to-learn Strategies for Grades 3-5
Author: Kathleen Kopp
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1934338664
Category: Education
Page: 153
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"Everyday Content-Area Writing shows intermediate-grade teachers how to integrate writing into daily instruction and use it as an authentic, engaging tool that will develop deeper content-area understanding. Kathleen Kopp's fun and creative, write-to-learn strategies span the gamut of math, science, and social studies to show you how to make writing a time-saving, valuable part of your instructional day. Everyday Content-Area Writing includes: •strategies to build background; foster review, follow-up, and practice through individual and group activities; and teach content-area vocabulary; •note-taking tactics, organizational methods, and ways to save time while bringing meaning to learning; •explanations and guidelines for formative assessments that guide instruction and summative, post-unit assessments that evaluate student learning; •original ideas for incorporating technology inside and outside the classroom, publishing student work, and differentiating instruction; and •tips for establishing a supportive writing environment. Suggested writing resources, ready-to-go templates, unit assessment plans, sample projects, and prompts round out this resource."

Teaching Reading in the Content Areas for Elementary Teachers

Author: Margot Kinberg
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1425803741
Category: Education
Page: 164
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"An AEP Award winner, this teacher-friendly guide integrates a variety of reading skills and strategies into your content-area instruction to improve comprehension of textbook reading and other informational text. This resource provides multiple strategies and ready-to-implement best practices to help students develop their reading, writing, and oral communication skills. Packed with creative teaching methods and techniques, up-to-date research-based theory and practical applications, this book is perfect for new and experienced educators."

MAX Teaching with Reading and Writing

Classroom Activities to Help Students Learn Subject Matter While Acquiring New Skills
Author: Mark A. Forget
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1412009928
Category: Education
Page: 265
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Research-proven activities that engage students in active processing of new information, leading to deeper understanding, long-term retention of subject matter, and acquisition of life-long learning skills.