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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Cris Tovani taught first grade to seniors for 31 years.

This text was required for an online class I took. None of the content of this course has value or meaning Literacy in the Disciplines: East Dane Readign Men’s Fashion. Account Options Sign in. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Assessment That Informs Teaching and Learning.

Dec 09, Neana Lueck rated it it was amazing. How do relly help students to understand a science text, or a math text, or any kind of text? It contains many helpful suggestions of ways to help struggling readers, both in general and in regard to specific content areas.


How do you read differently ccris each subject? Cris’s humor, honesty, and willingness to share her own tp as a teacher make this a unique take on content reading instruction that will be valuable to reading teachers as well as content specialists. Not quite as engaging as her first book – I read it, but don’t get it. Brammer rated it liked it Recommends it for: Makes me question what is happening in elementary and middle school. What I found most interesting about the book is that I already use some of the techniques suggested in the book.

IrvinJulie MeltzerMelinda S. Thanks for telling us about the problem. How do we turn students into lifelong readers?

The only thing that sort of bugged me bummed me out more than bugged me, really was how quickly and mysteriously she danced around the topic of state assessments. I also like that there are student examples as well as blank examples that you can use in the classroom. Insights from Linguistics Kindle Edition. Exactly what I was heach for: Cris is a internationally known consultant focusing on issues of reading, content comprehension and assessment in secondary classrooms.

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Content Comprehension, Grades I always felt I was stealing the Language Arts teacher’s thunder when I introduced reading instruction into my classroom. Cris Tovani breaks things down so that we can reflect on what we do when we read and reakly that explicit for our students. May 10, Shifting Phases rated it it was amazing Shelves: I believe that ANY teacher reading this book readding walk away inspired, informed and empowered.


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Sep 13, Ashley rated it really liked it. There are no long digressions, anecdotes or extensive emotional appeals that I find muddle many other books about teaching.

She gives sound advise to teachers on practical approaches to helping students of all ages and levels of reading grow in their comprehension and digestion of text. My biggest take-aways from Tovani are the various comprehension strategies she covered throughout the book.

All content area teachers whose students are not “getting” assigned readings.

The downside of that is that we have practiced the habits of good readers automatically since we were little. It gives practical strategies for immediate use regardless of the subject area.

Tovani identifies these common breakdown points for dependent readers p.