Starting Out: A Guide to Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading

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Starting Out presents feasible classroom practices for teaching middle and high school students who struggle as readers and writers. Respected authors, David Moore and Kathleen Hinchman, provide sound advice on how to address the fundamentals of teaching adolescents. This affordable long-awaited book is a practical down-to-earth guide written in easy-to-read prose.

Ideal for today's busy teachers, it emphasizes the important first steps to take during the first few days and ...

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Overview

Starting Out presents feasible classroom practices for teaching middle and high school students who struggle as readers and writers. Respected authors, David Moore and Kathleen Hinchman, provide sound advice on how to address the fundamentals of teaching adolescents. This affordable long-awaited book is a practical down-to-earth guide written in easy-to-read prose.

Ideal for today's busy teachers, it emphasizes the important first steps to take during the first few days and weeks of a class. Just in time in an era of teacher shortages, this book is a welcome addition and a must-have for people entering the profession with abbreviated preparation and, for the first time, encountering adolescents who struggle with literacy.

For beginning secondary school educators concerned about designing a literacy plan for those who frequently struggle with academics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321078100
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/3/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Perspectives 1
An Instructional Setting for All Learners 2
Metaphors for Adolescent Literacy and Instruction 6
Background on Adolescents Who Struggle as Readers 13
2 Before School Starts 21
Classroom Culture 22
Classroom Structure 27
3 Framing and Launching Units of Instruction 43
Framing Units 44
Launching Units 52
4 Weaving Literacy through Units of Instruction 59
Selecting Literacy Strands 60
Isolating and Integrating Literacy Strands 61
Examples of Literacy Strands 64
5 Moving toward Differentiation 86
Initiating Group Instruction 88
Accommodating Individuals 101
6 Interventions in Special Classes 106
Dimensions of Responsive Interventions 108
Interventions Using the Four Resources Model 115
7 Connections beyond the Classroom 129
Home-School Partnerships 130
Cross-Age Partnerships 135
Community-School Partnerships 137
Cultural Ties 140
Professional Development 141
School Structures 144
8 Classroom Assessments 151
Uses of Assessment 152
Classroom-Support Assessments 156
Grading 162
9 Program Leadership 171
Beginning a Schoolwide Literacy Program 172
Structures for Schoolwide Literacy Improvement 180
10 Program Profiles 191
Schoolwide Offerings 193
Intervention Offerings 201
Index 209
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