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A Guide to Content Area Reading


Developed by Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Steven Zemelman

Recommended Grade Level: Grades 6th - 12th

A Guide to Content-Area Reading demonstrates how teachers of all students can engage and support students' reading, support comprehension, and match instruction to students' needs. In addition, participants explore techniques for selecting a balanced diet of texts that invite students into literate practices and hold their interest.

Daniels and Zemelman's A Guide to Content-Area Reading shows teachers in every discipline how to energize learning by giving students tools for considering the important ideas in each subject. Its practical activities go beyond the textbook and encourage student cooperation while ensuring kids read and succeed in every classroom.

Course Goals:

  • Observe how reading works, so as to understand the strategies students need to succeed
  • Experience activities that engage and improve learning
  • Learn ways to foster success, so that reading supports students' learning in your subject
  • Introduce a range of exciting books in all the content areas that provide a balanced diet of material to draw teenage readers into your subject
  • Discuss textbooks - why they are not enough, then learn specific ways to use them more effectively

Consider pairing this seminar with the Content-Area Writing course for maximum effect.

For seminar pricing information, please call 800.541.2086, ext. 1402.


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