This article describes four guidelines which have been found effective in helping content area teachers to develop the necessary skills to enhance learning in the content areas. The instructional practices cited are characteristic of those used by effective teachers and recommended by researchers. The steps include: 1) Needs assessment; 2) focusing on strengths; 3) organizing for the learning tasks, and 4) modeling how to teach concepts and strategies for learning in the content areas.
Anderson, O. S. (1989). Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: A Framework for Increasing Learning. Reading Horizons, 29 (3). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol29/iss3/5