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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It contains many helpful suggestions of ways to help struggling readers, both in general and in regard to specific content areas. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This book addresses the question posed in its title: It reads more like a novel than a togani text.

I cannot wait to establish text sets for each of my units and discuss the Conversation Calenders with my team. Jun 19, Rikki rated it it was amazing. As with all education textbooks that I am forced to read, I didn’t really enjoy reading this.

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades – Cris Tovani – Google Books

A Teacher’s Guide for Grades Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Content Comprehension, Grades I recommend it for all teachers to get a deeper understanding of reading comprehension, assessing in the classroom, and the importance of reading comprehension. Return to Book Page. English Choose a language for shopping. It’s definitely something worth considering and attempting, though, and the basic premise is rewding “good” readers are able to monitor their thinking while they read and adjust as necessary, which I liked.


Oct 23, Jeanie Papiernik rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This book was required reading for a literacy class I took this spring. Dec 06, Mr. But it’s important for teachers to help students see how reading in their particular content areas differs from reading elsewhere, and what strategies will NOT apply. At least, it’s hard to do it well and on a daily basis.

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Product details File Size: I give the book five stars. A great book for helping teachers to start using and teaching reading more effectively. Not Enabled Screen Reader: This book addresses the question posed in its title: This book remains one of the best textbooks I ever used eeally a college course.

Do I really have to teach reading?

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Jun 24, Anita rated it it was amazing Shelves: What’s more, the book is tovami in a very accessible, conversational style, with a minimum of ed-psych jargon.


Reading a math textbook or other math instructional material or science, or history, or even industrial arts, all require different skills than reading a novel, and for the most part, different from each other.

Of course my assumption was that it was yet another useless book A lot of the methods recommended could be adapted for my subject. Like her other books, very easy to read and filled with practical suggestions for improving reading comprehension of students in the content areas.

One in particular that My biggest take-aways from Tovani are the various comprehension strategies she covered throughout the book.

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? : Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. To me, the research base was lacking, and I would have liked to have seen more strategies and fewer personal anecdotes. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Also, having the choice to rent or buy on many textbooks is an awesome option to save some money. Assessment That Informs Teaching and Learning.