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Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas

Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas

32 pages | Corwin
Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas-excerpted from Reading and Writing Across Content Areas-describes the reading process and suggests strategies that can be used before, during, and after reading. Teachers will find examples for science, social studies, mathematics, and health. This handy booklet is a great, easy-to-access resource for content area teachers!
1. What Makes a Strategic Reader?
2. The Reading Process
3.Prereading Strategies
4. During Reading Strategies
5. After Reading Strategies

Roberta L. Sejnost

Roberta L. Sejnost is a university professor and literacy consultant who has taught secondary-level courses in social studies, reading, and English, and college-level courses in literacy, authentic assessment, brain-based learning, multiple intelligences, and cooperative learning. A nationally recognized staff developer and certified trainer, Sejnost has presented at over 200 educational conferences across the country. In 2003, she received the Reading Educator of the Year award from the Illinois Reading Council. Sejnost received a master of education degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a doctorate of education in... More About Author

Sharon M. Thiese

Sharon Thiese currently teaches writing at Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois, and graduate classes for Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois. She is also certified in gifted education and a member of Illinois Association for Gifted Children. In addition, Thiese is a certified trainer in gifted education, authentic assessment, multiple intelligences, portfolios, differentiation, and reading and writing across content areas, and she has presented at numerous local and statewide workshops and conferences. Thiese received a master of arts in English from Northeastern University and a master of arts in writing from National-Louis University,... More About Author