Subject of the day: Cross-curricular advice from students
- Vocabulary development in content area reading. Smith, Carl B. // Reading Teacher;Mar90, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p508
Discusses the importance of vocabulary development in content area reading. Types of mechanization; Use of vocabulary matrix; Technique to help students see a word in a broader context.
- Reading across the curriculum. Manning, Maryann // Teaching Pre K-8;Feb99, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p83
Suggests strategies for content area reading. Significance of content area time in reading skills; Procedure of cloze method; Benefits of reading non-fiction trade books.
- Using guided conversation to increase students' content area comprehension. Gauthier, Lane Roy // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Dec/Jan96, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p310
Discusses the use of guided conversations to increase students' content area comprehension. Identification of a specific content area; Group responsibility; Assistance in locating information; Group presentations.
- Read Aloud Week at Collicot School. Griffin, William M. // Educational Leadership;May88, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p57
Reports that community leaders in Milton, Massachusetts read aloud to students at Collicot School for more than 50 hours. Importance of reading aloud to elementary students in helping them understand the curriculum; Efforts that went into making the event possible; Response of the volunteers...
- Reading strategies teachers say they use. Barry, Arlene L. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct2002, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p132
Presents information on a study which determined the literacy strategies employed by content area reading teachers. Reasons for using the strategies; Areas with primary teaching responsibilities; Barriers to the implementation of strategies.
- Literature in the content areas. Manning, Maryann; Manning, Gary // Teaching Pre K-8;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p110
Recommends reading and writing strategies that elementary school teachers can use to help children develop content literacy. Reading aloud in content areas; Inclusion of literature circles in the content areas; Incorporation of readers theater; Incorporation of content journal writing.
- Literacy 2000. Misulis, Katherine // Contemporary Education;2000, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p17
Facilitates reflection upon one's perceptions regarding content area reading instruction and its potential for application in the classroom. Key points of content area reading instructions; Strategies for integrating learning; Selection of strategies that would help students learn.
- EDITOR'S NOTE. // Real Simple;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p22
The author focuses on the periodical "Real Simple." She is the newly promoted editorial director of the periodical. She has acquired useful tips and practical life skills on variety of topics. It has improved her life. The people who share their ideas in this periodical are not necessarily...
- Integration of topic and subordinate information during reading. Lorch Jr., Robert F. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Sep93, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1071
Examines how readers integrate subordinate information with relevant context as they read using four experiments. Distractor task; Topic cue and local cue conditions; Missing referents; Sentences as independent statements; Effects of length of text.