Teaching With Text-Based Questions : Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts

Teaching With Text-Based Questions : Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts

Description

Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool-text-based questions-to build students' literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You'll learn how to ask text-based questions about different types of nonfiction and visual texts, including primary and secondary sources, maps, charts, and paintings. You'll also get ideas for teaching students to examine point of view, write analytical responses, compare texts, cite textual evidence, and pose their own high-level questions. The book is filled with examples that you can use immediately or modify as needed. Each chapter ends with a reflection section to help you adapt the ideas to your own classroom.

What's Inside:



Helpful information on teaching different types of nonfiction texts, including literary nonfiction, informational texts, primary and secondary sources, and visual texts


Ideas for locating primary sources


Questions students should ask about every text


Techniques for soliciting higher-order questions from students


Ways to get students to think critically about the relationships between texts

Strategies to help students integrate information from different types of sources, a skill that will help students respond to performance tasks on the PARCC and SBAC assessments and DBQs on AP exams


Tips for teaching students to write good responses to text-based questions, including how to cite sources and incorporate point of view


Ideas for using rubrics and peer grading to evaluate students' responses


Connections to the informational reading standards of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts for grades 3-12 and of the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects


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Details

Author(s)
Kevin Thomas Smith
Format
Paperback | 126 pages
Dimensions
171 x 248 x 10.16mm | 249g
Publication date
22 Apr 2014
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
ROUTLEDGE
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
Tricks of the Writers Trade; 16 Tables, black and white
ISBN10
0415744040
ISBN13
9780415744041
Bestsellers rank
2,344,946