Help! my college students can't read : teaching vital reading strategies in the content areas / Amelia Leighton Gamel
Book | 2015
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus General Collection (LB 2395.3 G3.6 2015)

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xvii, 171 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction
1. Active Reading
Modeling Active Reading in the Classroom -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
2. Determining a Purpose
Getting Students to Buy In -- Applying Their New Skills to Reading -- Prereading Strategies to Determine Purpose -- Pause and Sum Up -- Making Predictions -- Being Savvy Readers -- More Help to Stay Engaged -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
3. Determining What's Important
Focused Reading Assignments -- Intentional Focus -- Read, Scan, or Skip? -- Annotating a Text -- Intentional Reading Demonstration -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
4. Developing Higher-Level Questions
Using Focus Quadrants to Teach Questioning Strategies -- Teaching Students to Apply Questioning Strategies to Reading -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview
5. Making Connections
Using Comparisons to Aid Understanding -- Using Learned Information to Understand New Information -- Drawing Inferences -- Making Connections Case Study -- Building Background Knowledge -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview
6. Navigating Unknown Words
Typical Student Default Strategy -- Getting Students to Buy In -- Vocabulary Resources -- Prefixes, Root Words, and Suffixes -- Using Familiar Words to Understand Unfamiliar Words -- Swapping Words -- Context Clues -- Vocabulary Prompts -- Vocabulary Lists -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
7. Creating Visuals to Enhance Comprehension and Recall
Getting Instructors to Buy In -- Teaching Students to Create Visuals as They Read -- The Bottom Line -- Toolbox -- Putting It to Work -- Professional Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
8. Keeping It Real
Does Teaching Reading Strategies Really Change Anyting? -- How Much Time Does It Really Take? -- Making the Most of Teaching Time -- The Bottom Line -- Professioanl Spotlight Reading Interview -- Appendix
Summary
Amelia Leighton Gamel has comprehensive experience in the field of education as a reading specialist, college faculty member and administrator, educational presenter, and public school teacher. In addition to her current position as Lead Faculty for the reading program at Jackson College in Michigan, Amelia also servs as a facilitator for campus-wide reading workshops and classroom demonstrations in all content areas.
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