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Content Reading for Content Learning (On Demand)

Non-Member Price: $99.00

NCTE Member Price: $49.00

Presenter(s): Heather Lattimer

This Web seminar recording includes all audio, video, chat discussion, and actions from the Live presentation.

Access to the recording is available in your Digital Locker after purchase.

Level(s): Secondary, Middle


This Web seminar discusses approaches for using discipline-based texts to support content area learning. Heather Lattimer shares research-grounded, classroom-tested strategies for engaging students with challenging texts that are authentic to the discipline. The session encourages participation from teachers of history, science, mathematics, and the arts, as well as English/language arts teachers interested in strengthening the use of expository texts in the classroom. Topics addressed include the following:

  • The false dichotomy between reading and content learning.
  • Characteristics of classrooms that support reading for learning.
  • Supporting student comprehension of discipline-based texts.
  • Monitoring student learning.
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