Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, First Edition / Edition 1
  • Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, First Edition / Edition 1
  • Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, First Edition / Edition 1

Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, First Edition / Edition 1

by Kathleen A. Hinchman
     
 

Covering everything from day-to-day learning activities to schoolwide goals, this engaging book reviews key topics in literacy instruction for grades 5-12 and provides research-based recommendations for practice. Leading scholars present culturally responsive strategies for motivating adolescents; using multiple texts and digital media; integrating literacy

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Covering everything from day-to-day learning activities to schoolwide goals, this engaging book reviews key topics in literacy instruction for grades 5-12 and provides research-based recommendations for practice. Leading scholars present culturally responsive strategies for motivating adolescents; using multiple texts and digital media; integrating literacy instruction with science, social studies, and math; and teaching English language learners and struggling readers. Vivid case studies, thoughtful discussion questions and activities in each chapter, and detailed ideas for program and lesson planning make this an indispensable classroom resource and professional development tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593856922
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/25/2008
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword, Donna E. Alvermann

I. Perspectives toward Adolescent Literacy Instruction

1. Discussing Texts with Adolescents in Culturally Responsive Ways, Alfred W. Tatum

2. Meaningful Content for Middle School Students for Whom English Is an Additional Language, Eliane Rubinstein-Ávila and Janelle Johnson

3. Rethinking Literacy Learning and Teaching: Intersections of Adolescents' In-School and Out-of-School Literacy Practices, Shelley Hong Xu

4. iLife: Understanding and Connecting to the Digital Literacies of Adolescents, Dana J. Wilber

5. The Role of Motivation in Engaged Reading of Adolescents, David G. O’Brien and Deborah R. Dillon

II. Developing Reading and Writing Strategies for Multiple Contexts

6. Actively Engaging Middle School Students with Words, Karen Bromley

7. Strategy Matters: Comprehension Instruction for Older Youth, Rachel Brown

8. Reading and Writing across Multiple Texts, Cynthia Hynd Shanahan

9. Multimodality and Literacy Learning: Using Multiple Texts to Enhance Content-Area Learning, Fenice B. Boyd and Mary K. Thompson

10. Assisting Struggling Readers with Textbook Comprehension, Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas

11. The Reality of Challenging Texts in High School Science and Social Studies: How Teachers Can Mediate Comprehension, Elizabeth Birr Moje and Jennifer Speyer

12. Humanities Instruction for Adolescent Literacy Learners, Kelly Chandler-Olcott

13. Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language, Codruta Temple and Kathleen A. Hinchman

III. Adolescent Literacy Program Issues

14. Intervening When Older Youth Struggle with Reading, Gay Ivey

15. Instructional Moves That Support Adolescent Learners Who Have Histories of Failure, Douglas Fisher

16. Traveling Together over Difficult Ground: Negotiating Success with a Profoundly Inexperienced Reader in an Introduction to Chemistry Class, Cindy Litman and Cynthia Greenleaf

17. Literacy Assessment for Adolescents: What's Fair about It?, Mark W. Conley

18. Program Development, David W. Moore

19. Multiple Dimensions of Adolescent Literacy Teacher Education, Patricia L. Anders

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