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Literacy in the Middle Grades / Edition 2
     

Literacy in the Middle Grades / Edition 2

by Gail E. Tompkins
 

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ISBN-10: 0132348497

ISBN-13: 9780132348492

Pub. Date: 10/02/2009

Publisher: Pearson

Written with teachers in grades 4 through 8 in mind, Literacy in the Middle Grades has been crafted to answer the questions of teachers working with young adolescents. By addressing the realities of teaching in the middle grades — the changing needs of adolescents; the increasing diversity in the classroom; the constantly changing technology available

Overview

Written with teachers in grades 4 through 8 in mind, Literacy in the Middle Grades has been crafted to answer the questions of teachers working with young adolescents. By addressing the realities of teaching in the middle grades — the changing needs of adolescents; the increasing diversity in the classroom; the constantly changing technology available to teachers; the newest federal, state, and curricular demands — this thoroughly applied new edition situates literacy instruction in the contemporary classroom to help new and experienced teachers help young adolescents develop strong literacy skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132348492
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/02/2009
Series:
Books by Gail Tompkins Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
110,125
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Literacy in the 21st Century

1 Becoming an Effective Literacy Teacher

2 Examining the Reading and Writing Processes

3 Assessing Literacy Learning

4 Differentiating Instruction

Part 2: Powerful Teaching

5 Eliminating Obstacles to Fluency

6 Expanding Academic Vocabulary

7 Promoting Comprehension: Reader Factors

8 Promoting Comprehension: Text Factors

9 Teaching Writing

Part 3: Effective Instructional Programs

10 Teaching with Trade Books

11 Teaching with Textbooks

12 Using Literacy in the Content Areas

Part 4: Compendium of Instructional Procedures

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