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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Especially to students in non-language arts classes, or students who are struggling readers. However, the appendix provides some great templates that could easily be copied for immediate This book would best be suited for pre-service or first-year teachers.

Dec 09, Neana Lueck rated it it was amazing. And most are finding that the answer is? Cris is a internationally known consultant focusing on issues of reading, content comprehension and assessment in secondary classrooms.

Rdally Comprehension, Grades I teach a Career and Technology class at the lowest socio economic high school in our district. Tovani points out that they are “reading for the test,” “reading for the essay,” or otherwise reading for clear, tangible goals that have no broad applications to their lives.


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Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Cris most recently worked with secondary English language learners from a high poverty district in Colorado that was in its fourth year of turnaround. I would have no problems rereading it or cracking it open in the future for quick reference.

The rsally of that is that we have practiced the habits of good readers automatically since we were little. Jun 25, Rebecca rated it really liked it.

She makes it clear in the final chapter that that topic is not her focus. Mar 20, Jocelyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Just a book for class. I was worried the book would take forever to read since I hav being required to read by my principal.

Read more Read less. As an aspiring teacher, I’m always looking for strategies to use with my future students. Nov 19, Jessica rated it really liked it. What this book has that many other excellent professional books lack is outstanding refinement and editing.

A lot of the toovani teaching concepts she presented I already agreed with or have learned about in my other classes, but were good reminders. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I don’t always enjoy rezlly professional texts, but this book was very enjoyable with lots of practical examples. Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers.


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I’ve gone back to it more than once to refer to it. Each content area has its own jargon, its own standard methods of expressing its concepts, and its own priorities tesch terms of what students need to be looking for when they read.

This book would best be suited for pre-service or first-year teachers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It felt very pro-NCLB, with none of the inherent values of reading surfacing beyond their practical, testable applications. Reallg do we turn students into ro readers? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

While I did not find some as helpful for my own reading log assignments, I came to understand the importance and applications of most of the strategies for other learners such as the text sets and the fix up strategies.

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