Comprehension Across the Curriculum

Perspectives and Practices K-12

Edited by Kathy Ganske and Douglas Fisher

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December 28, 2009
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Read a Q&A with featured author, Kathy Ganske!
The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
Introduction, Kathy Ganske and Douglas Fisher

I. Theoretical Perspectives

1. To Understand: The Small Changes That Make a Big Difference, Ellin Keene

2. Comprehension in the Elementary Grades: The Research Base, Kathryn L. Roberts and Nell K. Duke

3. Comprehending in the Subject Areas: The Challenges of Comprehension, Grades 7–12, and What to Do about Them, Elizabeth Birr Moje

II. Classroom and School Applications

4. Comprehension in the Primary Grades, Diane Barone

5. Active Thinking and Engagement: Comprehension in the Intermediate Grades, Kathy Ganske

6. Promoting Comprehension in Middle School and High School: Tapping into Out-of-School Literacies of Our Adolescents, Xiufang Chen and Valarie G. Lee

7. Thinking and Comprehending in the Mathematics Classroom, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Heather Anderson

8. Comprehension in Social Studies, Donna Ogle

9. Comprehension Connections to Science, Maria Grant

10. Comprehension Instruction: Using Remix as a Tool for Meaning Making, Diane Lapp and Jesse Gainer

11. Developing Comprehension in English Language Learners: Research and Promising Practices, Diane August and Jennifer Letcher Gray

12. Selecting and Using Nonfiction in Grades K–12 Social Studies and Science, Donna L. Knoell

III. Historical Perspectives

13. The Roots of Reading Comprehension Instruction, P. David Pearson