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Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact
Judi Moreillon
Item Number: 978-0-8389-1088-7
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $55.00
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208 pages
8.5" x 11"
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-1088-7
Year Published: 2012
AP Categories: A, E

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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.

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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


About the Author

Judi Moreillon is a literacies and libraries consultant and assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University. She teaches courses in librarians as instructional partners, school library administration, multimedia resources, storytelling, and children’s and young adult literature. She earned her master’s degree in library science from the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Arizona and a doctorate in education at the same university in the Department of Language, Reading, and Culture. During her 13-year tenure as a school librarian, she has collaborated with classroom teachers, specialists, and principals at the elementary, middle, and high school levels to integrate literature and information literacy into the classroom curriculum. Judi has also served as a district-level school librarian mentor, a literacy coach, a classroom teacher, and a preservice classroom teacher educator. She chaired the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) School Librarian’s Role in Reading Task Force and served on the AASL Guidelines and Standards Implementation Task Force. Judi is currently researching the leadership and instructional partnership roles of school librarians and factors that influence preservice classroom teachers’ understanding and practice of classroom-library collaboration.

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