Annotating to Support Learning in the Content Areas: Teaching and Learning Science

Zywica, Jolene; Gomez, Kimberley
October 2008
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p155
Academic Journal
This article suggests that the use of annotation in literacy education will help students to read more effectively, learn content area topics, and compete in a global market. The article explores ways to correct a students' failure to acquire reading-to-learn skills and describes how classroom teachers can use annotation to help students become better readers, increase their reading scores, and improve their content understanding. Also discussed are the instructional routines found in the Adolescent Literacy Support Project.


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