Cris Tovani’s writing style is pleasant, and I liked some of her strategies a lot. As with all education textbooks that I am forced to read, I didn’t really enjoy reading. Cris Tovani, author of I Read It, but I Don’t Get It, takes on the challenge of helping students apply reading comprehension strategies in any subject. In Do I. Study Guide for Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? Copyright well as those of colleagues in different disciplines, Cris Tovani, author of I. Read It, but I Don’t.

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All content area teachers whose students are not “getting” assigned readings. Content Area Strategies at Work. But if readingg how they’re used to approaching a reading assignment, they may find that they have no skills to replace those with in order to make sense of their assignment; they may not be aware that that lack is what is making the reading difficult.

Do I really have to teach ceis My big point of contention with this book is Tovani’s reliance on short-term objectives when working with students. Makes me question what is happening in elementary and middle school. She recognizes that current academic trends bombard students with content and limited time and skill instruction to digest this content.

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades by Cris Tovani

Showing of 64 reviews. Content Comprehension, Grades Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Tovani is succinct, to the point and shows you how to adapt her strategies for any classroom subject and grade level. Teachers of English or Reading. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Oct 19, Eco Imp rated it liked it.


I give the book five stars. That’s where explicit instruction comes in: But a good fit for a PLC that is seeking a text to study in the area of content area reading. doo

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Feb 04, Brittany rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 13, Ashley rated it really liked it. The author did use a lot of science my subject as well as a variety of subject examples throughout the book.

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Oct 29, Willow rated it really liked it Shelves: What’s more, the book is written in a very accessible, conversational style, with a minimum of ed-psych jargon.

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She makes it clear that she doesn’t necessarily approve of them and moves on. Cris is a internationally known consultant focusing on issues of reading, content comprehension and assessment in secondary classrooms.

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12

I teach a Career and Technology class at the lowest socio economic high school in our district. Sep 27, Don rated it it was amazing.


I recommend it for all teachers to get a deeper understanding of reading comprehension, assessing in the classroom, and the importance of reading comprehension. In other words, Tovani shows how to help students make connections that help them understand — not just connections for their own sake.

It is a life long tool that not only produces great readers, but great thinkers of our future! It makes sense, there’s no complicated jargon that I have to decode, and it’s honest and straightforward. Common terms and phrases Aaron accessible text answer ask questions ask students assessment assignment background knowledge begin better readers black pox Chryse classroom comprehension constructor confusion connection Content Comprehension Copyright Cris Tovani decided demonstrate Dennie Palmer dents difficult text discussion double-entry diary English teacher Erin example Gary Paulsen give students going Grades hard help students highlight hold their thinking hold thinking important Kill a Mockingbird look mark text Mary Shelley math teacher overhead piece of text poem problem read the article reading response logs reading workshop reciting voice remember reread Richard Preston science teacher share sheet smallpox someone Stenhouse Figure sticky notes strategy instruction struggling readers students read talk Teach Reading Teaching Point tell text set textbook thought Tiesha tin cup topic Tri Berrese U.

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