Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 2nd Edition

Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 2nd Edition

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A teacher-tested, research-based resource for dramatically improving reading skills

Published in partnership with WestEd, this significantly updated second edition of the bestselling book contains strategies for helping students in middle school through community college gain the reading independence to master subject area textbooks and other material.

  • Based on the Reading Apprenticeship program, which three rigorous "gold standard" research studies have shown to be effective in raising students' reading achievement
  • Presents a clear framework for improving the reading and subject area learning of all students, including English learners, students with special needs, as well as those in honors and AP courses
  • Provides concrete tools for classroom use and examples from a range of classrooms
  • Presents a clear how-to for teachers implementing the subject area literacies of the Common Core Standards

Reading for Understanding proves it's never too late for teachers and students to work together to boost literacy, engagement, and achievement.

Grades 6-14

Additional Information

Author Ruth Schoenbach, Cynthia Greenleaf, Lynn Murphy
Publisher Jossey-Bass
Publication Date 2012
Edition Second edition
Pages 384
ISBN No
ISBN13 9780470608319