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Expanding Comprehension With Multigenre Text Sets

Author : Maria Nichols
ISBN : 0545105676
Genre : Education
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In order to understand a topic deeply, learners must access information from a variety of sources and in many different text genres and media—yet our comprehension instruction often focuses on strategies for understanding single texts in isolation. In this book, a gifted teacher shares a powerful approach she’s developed for teaching students to explore a topic using multigenre text sets. She includes sample standards-based units of study for a range of grade levels and planning templates for developing your own units built around text sets in a range of genres. You’ll also find other supports such as detailed instructions for helping students to assemble their own text sets that they can use independently. This unique resource will help you prepare your students for the complex, multigenre literacy demands of the 21st century. For use with Grades 2–5.

Teaching With Text Sets

Author : Cappiello, Mary Ann
ISBN : 9781618139214
Genre : Education
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Looking for a way to increase engagement, differentiate instruction, and incorporate more informational text and student writing into your curriculum? Teaching with Text Sets is your answer! This must-have resource walks you through the steps to create and use multi-genre, multimodal text sets for content-area and language arts study. It provides detailed information to support you as you choose topics, locate and evaluate texts, organize texts for instruction, and assess student learning. This guide is an excellent resource to help you meet the College and Career Readiness and other state standards.

Text Sets

Author : Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
ISBN : 9789004368323
Genre : Education
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Written by educators from diverse experiences, Text Sets: Multimodal Learning for Multicultural Students provides ready-to-use multicultural text sets complete with annotations, instructional activities, and multimedia tools, as well as a framework for building and using new sets.

Teaching For Democracy In An Age Of Economic Disparity

Author : Cory Wright-Maley
ISBN : 9781317391678
Genre : Education
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Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity addresses the intersections between democratic education and economic inequality in American society. Drawing upon well-established theoretical constructs in the literature on democratic citizenship as well as recent events, this volume outlines the ways in which students can not only be educated about democracy, but become actively engaged in the social issues of their time. The collection begins with an examination of how the confluence of capitalism and education have problematized the current model of democratic education, before transitioning into discussions of how teachers can confront economic disparity both economically and civically in the classroom. The authors then introduce a variety of ways in which teachers can engage and empower students’ civic action at all grade levels. As a final component, the volume explores new avenues for civic action, including the use of social media for democratic engagement in schools and opportunities for critical reflection and cross-cultural dialogue. This book is a valuable resource for both scholars interested in the research on democratic education and practicing teachers wishing to turn their students into critical, active citizens.

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