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Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas

Second Edition


September 2009 | 216 pages | Corwin
'Filled with activities, ideas, and methods for integrating reading instruction, Chapman and King's text provides content classrooms with necessary materials for differentiating reading instruction to meet individual student needs'—Anita Price Davis, Professor Emerita of Education, Converse College

'Offers best practices for before, during, and after reading to improve comprehension; great ideas for assessing vocabulary knowledge and teaching vocabulary; and excellent activities to help with interventions for RTI'—Coleen Martin, Fifth-Grade Teacher

Wilder Waite Grade School, Peoria, IL

Completely revised and reorganized, this second edition of the best-selling guide by Carolyn Chapman and Rita S. King offers creative, substantive methods for increasing students' content learning by helping them become better readers.

Featuring new strategies, current research, expanded coverage of key topics, plus new material on planning, and information about English language learners, this updated edition shows how to use differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, scaffolding, constructivism, and cooperative learning methods to support reading comprehension. With ideas for all subject areas, including in maths, science, social studies, and other subject areas, the book helps teachers:

- Create the right environment for motivating readers

- Assess readers effectively

- Incorporate guided reading, shared reading, a four-block model, language experience, and read-alouds

- Teach vocabulary using methods such as visuals, context clues, and miscue analysis

- Improve comprehension before, during, and after reading

Brimming with samples, suggestions, and lists that facilitate quick implementation in the classroom, this second edition of Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas helps ensure that all students can experience improved learning and achievement.

 
About the Authors
 
1. Introduction
Infusing Reading in the Content Areas  
Sailing Into Differentiated Reading Instruction  
The Goals of This Book  
Effective Practices and Related Research  
Differentiation  
The Reading Journey  
Summary  
 
2. Create a Climate to Motivate Readers
Designing the Physical Environment  
The Affective Environment  
Motivation  
Attention, Challenge, Excitement, Humor  
Self-Efficacy  
Celebrate Reading Achievements  
Metacognition  
Flow  
 
3. Knowing and Assessing the Reader
Developmental Readiness for Reading  
Meet Your Reading Characters  
Non-Reading Nancy  
Word-Calling Wayne  
Insecure Inez  
Turned Off Tom  
Correcting Carl  
Read Aloud Renee  
Silent Reading Sam  
Comprehending Carlos  
Developing the Eager, Fluent Reader  
The Keys to Reading Success  
Assessing and Diagnosing the Reader  
Cloze Process  
Using Assessments Effectively  
Summary  
 
4. Differentiated Models and Strategies of Reading
Adjustable Assignment Model  
Curriculum Compacting Model  
Centers and Projects Model  
Project-Based Models  
Problem-Solving Model  
Independent Choice Reading Model  
Guided Reading Model  
Language Experience Model  
Shared Reading Model  
Read Aloud Model  
The Four Block Model  
From Models to Implementation  
Agenda/Menus  
Cubing  
Choice  
Summary  
 
5. Vocabulary
25 Ways to Teach Vocabulary  
Vocabulary Visuals  
Cues to Context Clues  
Subject Terminology  
Overcoming Miscues  
Summary  
 
6. The Art of Decoding
Phonics Instruction  
The Phonics Dozen (The Fonix Duzen!)  
Words  
Structural Analysis  
Summary  
 
7. Comprehension
Barriers to Comprehension  
Levels of Comprehension  
Steps to Reading a Passage  
Before Reading: The Passage Preview  
During Reading: The Passage View  
Assessing Comprehension  
The Teacher's Role in Comprehension Instruction  
Summary  
 
8. Planning
Using Strategies Effectively  
Text Check  
Conclusion  
Differentiated Instruction Is Like a Sailboat Race  
 
References
 
Index

"Filled with activities, ideas, and methods for integrating reading instruction, Chapman and King's text provides content classrooms with necessary materials for differentiating reading instruction to meet individual student needs. Because a unique vocabulary is inherent in each subject matter, the sections on vocabulary development and enhancement are particularly helpful for classrooms in any content area.”

Anita Price Davis, Retired Professor of Education
Converse College

“Offers best practices for before, during, and after reading to improve comprehension, great ideas for assessing vocabulary knowledge as well as various ways to teach vocabulary, and excellent ideas and activities to help with interventions for RTI.”

Coleen Martin, Fifth-Grade Teacher
Wilder Waite Grade School, Peoria, IL

"Finally, someone has put into print a book that explains the exact process of teaching reading. The book offers information on the set up of the room, the literacy centers, large-group instruction, sample lessons, the four-block system, guiding reading, small-group instruction, teaching strategies, and the components of reading. It is all in there. This book is a must-have, teacher-friendly tool for helping teachers understand the process of being great reading teachers!"

Linda Prichard, PreK/Fifth-Grade Instructional Specialist
Rutherford County Schools, Murfreesboro, TN

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction


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ISBN: 9781412972291
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