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 feedback groups and an editorial board in a WAC classroom. Healy, Dave; Jensen, Murray // Teaching English in the Two Year College;Feb96, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p57
Discusses the use of feedback groups and an editorial board in entry-level content courses. Influence of the writing-across-the-curriculum movement; Cooperative feedback groups in a science classroom; Functions of the editorial board; Benefits of the editorial boards and feedback group.
- 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...