EDU 3186: Integrating Practices in the Content Area
Allington, R.L., & Johnston, P.H. (2002). Reading to learn: Lessons from exemplary fourth-grade classrooms. New York: Guilford Press. Main Stacks LB1573 .A47 2002
Bamford, R.A., & Kristo, J.V. (Eds.) (2003). Making facts come alive: Choosing and using nonfiction literature, K-8. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers. Curriculum Materials Center LB 1575.5 .U5 M25 2003
Beers, S., & Howell, L. (2005). Reading strategies for the content areas. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Curriculum Materials Center LB1050.455 .B44
Hepler, S., & Salvadore, M. (2003). Books your kids will talk about. Washington, DC: National Education Association. Main Stacks Z 1037 .H49 2003
Hill, B.C., et al. (2001). Literature circles resource guide. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers. Curriculum Materials Center LB 1575.5 .U5 H55 2001
Johnson, H. & Friedman, L. (2005). Content area literature circles. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers. New Book Area LB1050.455 .J63 2005
McKenna, M.T., & Robinson, R.D. (2002). Teaching through text: Reading and writing in the content areas. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Main Stacks LB2395.3 .M35 2002
Odean, K. (2001). Great books about things kids love: 750 titles for children 3–14. New York: Ballantine Books. Main Stacks Z 1037 .O23 2001
Locating Other Books in the Circulating Collection
Our catalog includes many books on curriculum development. Here are a few searches to get you started
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Blake, B. E., & Blake, R.W. (2002). Literacy and learning: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. This volume seeks to answer the questions “What is literacy?” and “How do we achieve it?” An excellent resource for a broader understanding of the theories and practices underlying the teaching of reading. Reference LC151 .B58 2002
Flood, J., et al. (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts, 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates. This handbook is divided into five sections, which focus on various aspects of research related to teaching the English language arts. Chapters are written by scholars, researchers, and professionals to “provide an integrated perspective” on teaching English, including reading and writing skills. Includes an author and subject index. Reference LB1576 .H234 2003 Brookhaven Reference LB1576 .H234 2003 Main Stacks LB1576 .H234 2003
Gillespie, J.T. (2002). Best books for children: Preschool through grade 6. Westport, CT: Bowker-Greenwood. These recommended titles for young readers are grouped by subject area. Entries include a one-sentence synopsis, author/publisher information, and a citation for a complete review. This is an excellent source of ideas for books related to particular content areas. Reference Z1037 .G48 2002
Guzzetti, B.J. (Ed.). (2002). Literacy in America: An encyclopedia of history, theory, and practice. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Two-volume set “focusing on the expanded concept of what it means to be literate.” Includes substantial entries (arranged alphabetically) on topics such as Content Area Reading, Computer Assisted Instruction, Information Technology, and Multiple Literacies. Reference LC151 .L487 200
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