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Title Adolescent literacy : strategies for content comprehension in inclusive classrooms / edited by Richard T. Boon and Vicky G. Spencer ; foreword by Donald D. Deshler

Published Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes, [2013]
Baltimore, Maryland Paul H. Brookes Publishing, 2013


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Description xv, 177 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents 1. Understanding reading comprehension -- 2. Promoting comprehension and motivation to read -- 3. Disciplinary literacy -- 4. Using the embedded story structure routine -- 5. Using graphic organizers in secondary, inclusive content classes -- 6. Supporting struggling readers in high school -- 7. Using mnemonics in content areas -- 8. Using collaborative strategic reading to improve comprehension -- 9. Using self-questioning, summarizing, and self-monitoring to increase reading comprehension -- 10. Multicomponent interventions for improving content learning -- 11. Integrating technology in content-area classrooms to support reading comprehension
Summary For adolescents with reading disabilities, struggles with comprehension are a major obstacle to masterinc academic content areas. Help resolve comprehension problems with this accessible supplementary textbook, developed for future teachers of students in Grades 6-12 with and without disabilities. Preservice special and general educators will deepen their understanding of what's behind comprehension struggles, and they'll be prepared to improve reading comprehension across content aresa with evidence-based strategies
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Content area reading.
Inclusive education.
Language arts (Secondary)
LC no. 2012033680
ISBN 1598572202 (paperback)
9781598572209 (paperback)