Jessica Crooker on Learning with New Literac…
In these readings I expect to learn some good reasons to include writing in content courses and some good strategies for writing to learn and planning curriculum in a way that includes reading and writing. It Says……Chapter 9 Writing mirrors … Continue reading
In Chapter 11 of Content Area Reading, I expect to learn what trade books are and how to effectively use them in the classroom. Trade book is a new term for me. Apparently trade books are books, fiction and non-fiction … Continue reading
In this week’s text, I expect to learn about the different types of assessments and strategies for effective assessment of both students and texts. The text covered standerized and high stakes testing. Here again, I see a lot of negative … Continue reading
Content AreaReading– Chapter 1 In my last two semesters, I had a shift in thinking from believing that a content area teacher should focus on teaching the course content and supporting students’ literacy, but not making it a critical … Continue reading
This is my first professional blog. I am creating it as an assignment for my teacher training course, Reading for the 5-12 Grade Teacher. Looking forward to learning my way around the blogosphere!