Reading to Learn

The content of the RTL course has been integrated

into Core Content Area Classes with the

Content Area Literacy Strategies

Course Materials

MATERIALS

GRADE 6 GRADE 7
Core Materials STARS: Levels 3, 5, 7
(instruction)
Reading Strategies for Non-fiction: Levels 3, 4, 7, 8 (instruction)
Study Skills You Can Take Charge (Level B) (student instruction)
Study Smart! Ready-to-Use
Reading/Study Activities for Grade 5-12
(teacher resource)
Study Skills Web sites
Study Strategies Made Easy (student instruction)
The Write Source 2000 (
student and teacher resource)

Study Skills Web sites

Jamestown Readers Wild Side Series: (T, A)
Bizarre Endings
Crime & Punishment
Total Panic
Weird Science
Critical Thinking Series: (T)
Eureka
Wild Side Series: (A, E)
Angry Animals
Extreme Sports
Critical Thinking Series: (T, A)
Heroes
Phenomena
Disasters
Contemporary Readers Volume 2, #2 (E) Volume 1, #5 (E)
Jamestown Timed Readings

Students should be working from the books that most closely match their individual abilities rather than all students working at the same level.

Emerging-Cassette tapes and matched reading selections
Book 1
-4th grade readability
Book 2-5th grade readability
Book 3-6th grade readability
Book 4-7th grade readability
Book 5-8th grade readability
Book 6-9th grade readability
Book 7-10th grade readability
Magazines Upfront-top
Teen Newsweek
-top, average
Extra-average, emerging
Upfront-top
Teen Newsweek
-average
Extra-emerging
Newspapers Gazette (2 issues per student) Gazette (2 issues per student)
Additional materials  Phone Books
Cedar Rapids Materials
Iowa materials
Menus  
Travel Guides
Driver's Manual
CARS4U
Job applications
Classroom Textbooks Science, Social Studies, Math, etc.
Textbook Web sites
Science, Social Studies, Math, etc.
Textbook Web sites

CRCSD Language Arts "Wiki"

CRCSD CAL Table of Contents