Reading with Purpose in the Content Areas - ReadWriteThink | Teaching Struggling Adolescent Readers |
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to organize students and instruction to establish a sense of purpose for reading authentic texts in the content areas.

The author makes a key point when she says that strategies alone are not enough to motivate students to read in any of the content areas. Teachers need to pique student interest by helping students to set a purpose for reading and by creating authentic, meaningful activities.