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Contents List of Strategy Lessons Foreword by Donald Graves Acknowledgements Introduction to the Second Edition Part 1 The Foundation of Meaning 1. Reading is Thinking 2. Reading is Strategic 3. Effective Comprehension Instruction: Teaching, Tone and Assessment 4. Tools for Active Literacy: The Nuts and Bolts of Comprehension Instruction 5. Text Matters: Choice Makes a Difference Part II Strategy Lessons 6. Monitoring Comprehension: The Inner Conversation 7. Activating and Connecting to Background Knowledge: A Bridge from the New to the Known 8. Questioning: The Strategy that Propels Readers Forward 9. Visualizing and Inferring: Making What's Implicit Explicit 10. Determining Importance in Text: The Nonfiction Connection 11. Summarizing and Synthesizing Information: The Evolution of Thought Part III Comprehension Across the Curriculum 12. Content Literacy: Reading and Understanding Social Studies and Science 13. Topic Studies: A Framework for Research and Exploration 14. Reading to Understand Textbooks 15. The Genre of Test Reading Part IV Resources That Support Strategy Instruction Appendix A Great Books for Teaching Content in History, Social Studies, Science, Music, Art, and Literacy Appendix B Magazines and Web sites Appendix C Professional Journals for Selection of Children's Books Appendix D Assessment Interview with Fourth Graders Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary).
Children -- Books and reading.