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Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Areas (5th Edition) Paperback – May 1, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0205494743 ISBN-10: 0205494749 Edition: 5th

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; 5 edition (May 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0205494749
  • ISBN-13: 978-0205494743
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,484,708 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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With the Fifth Edition of this practical and engaging book, this respected and dynamic team of authors introduces teachers to K-12 content reading instruction. Unique in its field, Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Areas progresses from general practices and settings to units of instruction and specific lesson planning. Up-to-date focus on standards-based teaching and learning addresses elementary, middle-school, and high-school teaching, and it is also appropriate for mixed grade levels.

New features of this edition include plans on how to benefit most from No Child Left Behind legislation, a brand-new chapter on differentiating instruction to tackle literacy for English Learners and special needs students, and a wealth of examples of classroom teaching integrating computer software and websites.

Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Areas contains chapters on comprehension, vocabulary, writing, and studying, and helps readers apply content-area literacy practices to all aspects of the curriculum, from English language arts to science and mathematics. Distinctive aids such as “Looking Ahead” and “Key Ideas” provide summaries and topics of each chapter, while “Try It Out” sections encourage learners to apply the ideas in their own classrooms.

More About the Author

After 39 years as an educator, Sharon Arthur Moore "transitioned" to the life of full-time fiction writer. She's an intrepid cook, game-player, and miniatures lover. She writes culinary mysteries, women's fiction, historical fiction, short stories, plays, and erotic romance (Under the pen name Angelica French). Sharon has lived in every region of the country except the Pacific Northwest and loved every single one of them. Her current favorite region is the desert Southwest. She is married to the most extraordinary man and claims four children, one daughter-in-law, a grandson, and dog Maudie.

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0 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Nicole A. Hertzberg on January 31, 2010
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The book was delivered to me promptly, however a large hole had been cut out from the front cover with scissors. The hole was then hidden by a sticker on the outside and inside of the book.
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