Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 3rd Edition
Improve student outcomes in reading and literacy with the latest edition of this bestselling text
The newly revised Third Edition of Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms is the latest iteration of the landmark book in the field of adolescent literacy. The book contains strategies for boosting the reading independence of middle, secondary, and college students.
Research conducted by the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the Office of Innovation and Improvement has validated the model taught in Reading for Understanding, demonstrating its effectiveness in raising students’ reading achievement levels.
The authors teach a clear and concise instructional framework for students at all learning levels. The book also includes:
- A direct correlation to disciplinary literacy, making the book an even more valuable resource in a wide range of classrooms
- Explanation of the social and personal dimensions for building a foundation for engaged learning
- Discussions of the value of setting aside dedicated class time for independent, silent reading
With collaboration tips that go beyond the classroom and advice on building a cognitive “reading toolbox,” Reading for Understanding is an indispensable resource for teachers at the Grade 6 and up, literacy coaches, reading teachers, community college instructors, and other school leaders.
This book is published by Wiley and is included in WestEd’s resource library with permission from the publisher. To purchase the book, visit the publisher’s web site. A copy of Reading for Understanding is included in the course materials Reading Apprenticeship’s summer professional learning institutes, Essentials I and Essentials II.
Product InformationISBN: 978-1-119-81654-6
Format: Trade Paper
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