Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

Carole A. Cox,

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas: 40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms
 

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Forty classroom-tested, classroom-ready literature-based strategies for teaching in the K–8 content areas

Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.

 

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