With its easy--to--read format and hands--on approach, this book retains many of the basic themes that made it popular, while presenting new and exciting ideas that reflect the advances in technology and the emphasis on multiculturalism. Based on a constructivist approach, the book introduces numerous ways for teachers to facilitate students' ability to gain understanding through reading, thinking, and communicating in subject matters.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction. 2. The Strength of Diversity in Literacy. 3. Vocabulary. 4. Preparing Students to Learn. 5. Engaging Students in Reading and Learning. 6. Critical Thinking. 7. Promoting Deep Understanding. 8. Writing. 9. Cooperative Learning. 10. Assessment. Answers to Practice Activities. Index.