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Read online I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers i I Read It but I Don t Get It i is a practical engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills Cris Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff developer who writes with verve and humor about the challenges of working with students at all levels of achievement from those who have mastered the art of fake reading to college bound juniors and seniors who struggle with the different demands of content area textbooks and novels .

Enter Cris classroom a place where students are continually learning new strategies for tackling difficult text You will be taken step by step through practical theory based reading instruction that can be adapted for use in any subject area The book features .

anecdotes in each chapter about real kids with real universal problems You will identify with these adolescents and will see how these problems can be solved a thoughtful explanation of current theories of comprehension instruction and how they might be adapted for use with adolescents a What Works section in each of the last seven chapters that offers simple ideas you can immediately employ in your classroom The suggestions can be used in a variety of content areas and grade levels teaching tips and ideas that benefit struggling readers as well as proficient and advanced readers appendixes with reproducible materials that you can use in your classroom including coding sheets double entry diaries and comprehension constructors In a time when students need increasingly sophisticated reading skills this book will provide support for teachers who want to incorporate comprehension instruction into their daily lesson plans without sacrificing content knowledge by Cris Tovani, Ellin Oliver Keene

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I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers
Title:I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers
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ISBN:157110089X
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Number of Pages:140
Category:Education, Teaching, Non fiction
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I Read It, But I Don't Get It, No More Telling as Teaching: Less Lecture, More Engaged Learning, Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12, Comprehending Content (DVD): Reading Across the Curriculum, Grades 6-12, I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers, So What Do They Really Know?, Thoughtful Reading (VHS): Teaching Comprehension to Adolescents, Comprehending Content (VHS), Thoughtful Reading (DVD): Teaching Comprehension to Adolescents, So What Do They Really Know?: Assessment That Informs Teaching and Learning
Teachers of adolescents across the country are under enormous pressure to cover more content in their disciplines to make instruction more relevant to students and to help students acquire the reading skills they need to succeed on standardized tests and beyond In this video program high school teacher Cris Tovani brings viewers into her school and classroom and shows how she and her colleagues are meeting the challenge of improving students reading skills across the curriculum The programs include examples of Cris working with students using texts from multiple disciplines in her classroom as well as collaborating with colleagues throughout the school br br strong Program Modeling What Good Readers Do strong br Using examples from technical text and novels Cris models her own reading process to show students how to read and understand difficult material br br strong Program Interpreting Data Charts Graphs Standardized Tests strong br Cris works with students as they analyze charts data and graphs and discusses how standardized test scores led her to place more emphasis on data reading across the curriculum br br strong Program Reading Like a Mathematician strong br Cris and math teacher Jim Donohue co teach working with struggling readers on strategies for completing math problems and talk about their collaboration br br strong Program Synthesizing Complex Ideas strong br Cris assists students as they integrate reading from history textbooks with current articles in newspapers and magazines Students synthesize background knowledge and new information to understand wars from the last seventy years br br Accompanying the em Comprehending Content em video is a detailed viewing guide with sample workshop activities reading materials used by students on the program focus questions for viewing and tips for using the related book em Do I Really Have to Teach Reading em with the video in a study group setting, Teachers of adolescent readers face many challenges Some students are skilled at decoding text but have few strategies for understanding complex genres Others have entered their teen years struggling to decode even the simplest books and articles Through her highly successful book I Read It but IDon t Get It Cris Tovani a high school teacher in Denver Colorado has provided welcome advice to teachers on the reading strategies that worked in her classroom br br Now Cris practical and inspiring ideas for teaching reading come to life in the videotape series i Thoughtful Reading i br br This four part series shows Cris working with a wide range of students from college bound seniors to students who have been referred to her classroom because of their struggles with reading You ll see Cris leading the whole class launching small group activities thinking through instructional design teaching individual students and assessing learner needs and strengths The series includes examples of how to br br br design small group instruction br teach students to work together in groups br initiate one on one conferences with students br teach comprehension strategies to the whole class br help students learn to monitor their reading through notes logs and discussions br create comprehension constructors and other instruction tools that link reading writing and thinking br promote student independence through whole class discussions and student presentations br provide a range of genres to meet the needs of diverse students br Prepare to enter a remarkable high school classroom where students who are reluctant to read are developing new skills and redefining their sense of themselves as readers You ll leave with a wealth of ideas for instruction energized by new possibilities for helping students, Teachers of adolescents across the country are under enormous pressure to cover more content in their disciplines to make instruction more relevant to students and to help students acquire the reading skills they need to succeed on standardized tests and beyond In this videotape set high school teacher Cris Tovani brings viewers into her school and classroom and shows how she and her colleagues are meeting the challenge of improving students reading skills across the curriculum The tapes include examples of Cris working with students using texts from multiple disciplines in her classroom as well as collaborating with colleagues throughout the school br br b Tape Modeling What Good Readers Do b br Using examples from technical text and novels Cris models her own reading process to show students how to read and understand difficult material br br b Tape Interpreting Data Charts Graphs Standardized Tests b br Cris works with students as they analyze charts data and graphs and discusses how standardized test scores led her to place more emphasis on data reading across the curriculum br br b Tape Reading Like a Mathematician b br Cris and math teacher Jim Donohue co teach working with struggling readers on strategies for completing math problems and talk about their collaboration br br b Tape Synthesizing Complex Ideas b br Cris assists students as they integrate reading from history textbooks with current articles in newspapers and magazines Students synthesize background knowledge and new information to understand wars from the last seventy years br br Accompanying the i Comprehending Content i videotapes is a detailed viewing guide with sample workshop activities reading materials used by students on the tape focus questions for viewing and tips for using the related book i Do I Really Have to Teach Reading i with the tapes in a study group setting, strong Congratulations to Cris Tovani recipient of ILA s Adolescent Literacy Thought Leader Award strong br br The truth is when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content we re doing students a disservice Although lecture can be engaging and even useful lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn retain and transfer the disciplinary ideas skills and practices we re trying to teach br br Cris Tovani and Elizabeth Moje help us translate the time spent lecturing into powerful learning experiences where students interact and inquire into topics that matter Their research based alternatives help you create the conditions for engaging relevant work that s inherently interesting and sparks critical thinking br br Elizabeth Moje helps us understand the latest research on how people learn and shows powerful evidence that teachers can increase student learning with more purposeful student participation Veteran teacher and instructional coach Cris Tovani provides a practical model for instruction that s backed by the current research and puts student engagement at the center of your teaching Her examples of problem based learning activities include connections to national standards and topics that matter outside the classroom walls Together Elizabeth and Cris make a convincing argument that when we minimize teaching as telling and transition to planning for kids to do the work student engagement soars and so does learning br br