Comprehension Instruction
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Comprehension Instruction

Research-Based Best Practices

Sheri R. Parris,Kathy Headley

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eBook - ePub

Comprehension Instruction

Research-Based Best Practices

Sheri R. Parris,Kathy Headley

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About This Book

All key issues of research and practice in comprehension instruction are addressed in this highly regarded professional resource and course text. Leading scholars examine the processes that enable students to make meaning from what they read--and how this knowledge can be applied to improve teaching at all grade levels. Best practices for meeting the needs of diverse elementary and secondary students are identified. Essential topics include strategies for comprehending different types of texts, the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), cutting-edge assessment approaches, and the growing importance of digital genres and multimodal literacies. User-friendly features include end-of-chapter discussion questions. New to This Edition
*Incorporates the latest research and instructional practices.
*Chapters on the CCSS, critical theory, culturally responsive instruction, and response to intervention.
*Chapters on teaching fiction and informational texts in the secondary grades.
*Expanded coverage of multimodal literacy learning.
*Timely topics such as text complexity, close reading, digital literacies, and neuroscience are discussed in multiple chapters.

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Year
2015
ISBN
9781462520817
Edition
3

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. About the Editors
  5. Foreword: Celebrating Cathy Collins Block
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction
  8. I • Comprehension Instruction within Theoretical Frameworks
  9. II • Comprehension Instruction Contexts
  10. III • Comprehension Instruction in Action
  11. IV • Multimodal Literacies and Comprehension
  12. Author Index
  13. Subject Index
  14. Contributors
  15. About Guilford Press
  16. Discover Related Guilford Books