CHAPTER 1: Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools. CHAPTER 2: Literacy and Language Processes: Thinking, Reading, and Writing in First and Second Languages. CHAPTER 3: Evaluating Instructional Materials. CHAPTER 4: Comprehension Instruction in Content Areas. CHAPTER 5: Vocabulary Learning in Content Areas. CHAPTER 6: Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Students in Multilingual/ Multicultural Settings. CHAPTER 7: Reading Across the Curriculum. CHAPTER 8: Writing Across The Curriculum. CHAPTER 9: Assessment of Student Progress in Subject Area Reading and Writing. CHAPTER 10: Diversity in the Classroom: Meeting the Needs of All Students. CHAPTER 11: Content Learning, Collaboration, and Literacy. CHAPTER 12: Developing Lifelong Readers and Writers. Index.
Martha Rapp Ruddell is Professor and Dean Emerita of the School of Education at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. In addition to this book, Dr. Ruddell is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and continues actively as a researcher, author, and presenter at professional conferences. A past president of the National Reading Conference, which honored her in 2003 with the Al Kingston Service Award, Dr. Ruddell is a member of the California Reading Association's Hall of Fame and was recently named Distinguished Alumna by the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where she had received the Ph.D. degree.