Adolescent Literacy Research and Practice / Edition 1

Adolescent Literacy Research and Practice / Edition 1

by Tamara L. Jetton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593850212

ISBN-13: 9781593850210

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


This much-needed book addresses the role of literacy instruction in enhancing content area learning and fostering student motivation and success well beyond the primary grades. The unique literacy needs of middle school and secondary students are thoroughly examined and effective practices and interventions identified. Reviewing the breadth of current knowledge,…  See more details below

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This much-needed book addresses the role of literacy instruction in enhancing content area learning and fostering student motivation and success well beyond the primary grades. The unique literacy needs of middle school and secondary students are thoroughly examined and effective practices and interventions identified. Reviewing the breadth of current knowledge, leading authorities cover such important topics as:

o How literacy skills develop in grades 5-12
o Ways to incorporate literacy learning into English, social studies, math, and science
o Struggling adolescent readers and writers: what works in assessment and intervention
o Special challenges facing English language learners and culturally diverse students
o Implications for teacher training, policy, and future research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593850210
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.15(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction, Tamara L. Jetton and Janice A. Dole
I. Teaching Content Domains through Literacy
1. Domains, Teaching and Literacy, Tamara L. Jetton and Patricia A. Alexander
2. Teaching English from a Literacy Perspective: The Goal of High Literacy for All Students, Wayne H. Slater
3. Overcoming the Dominance of Communication: Writing to Think and to Learn, Timothy Shanahan
4. Teaching Science through Literacy, Cynthia Shanahan
5. Learning to Think like a Historian: Disciplinary Knowledge through Critical Analysis of Multiple Documents, Steven A. Stahl and Cynthia Shanahan
II. Teaching Adolescents with Literacy Difficulties
6. Adolescents Who Struggle with Word Identification: Research and Practice, Mary E. Curtis
7. Teaching Struggling Adolescent Readers to Comprehend What They Read, Terry Underwood and P. David Pearson
8. Helping Adolescent Readers through Explicit Strategy Instruction, Jeffrey D. Nokes and Janice A. Dole
9. Strategies for Struggling Second-Language Readers, Janette K. Klingner and Sharon Vaughn
10. Literacy Intervention Programs at the Middle and High School Levels, Donna E. Alvermann and Leslie S. Rush
11. Differentiating Instruction: A Synthesis of Key Research and Guidelines, Carol Ann Tomlinson
III. Critical Issues in Adolescent Literacy
12. Motivated Reader, Engaged Writer: The Role of Motivation in the Literate Acts of Adolescents, JoyLynn Hailey Reed, Diane Lemmonier Schallert, Alice D. Beth, and Althea L. Woodruff
13. Motivating Adolescent Readers through Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction, Emily Anderson Swan
14. Addressing the Literacy Needs of Adolescent English Language Learners, Georgia Earnest García and Heriberto Godina
15. Culturally Responsive Practices for Youth Literacy Learning, Elizabeth Birr Moje and Kathleen Hinchman
16. Adolescents, Computer Technology, and Literacy, Helen S. Kim and Michael L. Kamil
17. Assessing Adolescent Reading, Peter Afflerbach
18. Teacher Education and Adolescent Literacy, Thomas W. Bean and Helen J. Harper
IV. Reflections on Theory and Current Practice
19. The Need for Research on Secondary Literacy Education, Michael Pressley
20. Theories and Constructs That Have Made a Significant Difference in Adolescent Literacy—But Have the Potential to Produce Still More Positive Results, Michael F. Graves

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