Friday, February 10, 2012

Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries

Moreillon, Judi. Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1088-7

From the Publisher:
This companion volume to Collaborative Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension, which covered lower grades, completes the educational arc by focusing on adolescent readers in grades 6-12. Drawing on the most current standards from the American Association for School Librarians (AASL) as well as cutting-edge research, this straightforward book
  • Offers a comprehensive approach to increasing students’ reading comprehension, with chapters covering the complete range of skills
  • Includes graphic organizers, rubrics, sample student work, adaptable lesson plans, and more
  • Addresses the evolving relationship between technology and reading comprehension
Designed to raise reading scores and encourage classroom teacher-school librarian partnerships, this timely resource identifies new and critical areas of importance as they relate to current standards.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Collaborative Teaching in the Age of Accountability
Chapter 2 Maximizing Your Impact
Chapter 3 Reading Comprehension Strategy One: Activating or Building Background Knowledge
Chapter 4 Reading Comprehension Strategy Two: Using Sensory Images
Chapter 5 Reading Comprehension Strategy Three: Questioning
Chapter 6 Reading Comprehension Strategy Four: Making Predictions and Drawing Inferences
Chapter 7 Reading Comprehension Strategy Five: Determining Main Ideas
Chapter 8 Reading Comprehension Strategy Six: Using Fix-up Options
Chapter 9 Reading Comprehension Strategy Seven: Synthesizing


Companion Book
Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact