Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading: Practical Strategies / Edition 2

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Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading presents practical classroom strategies 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 resource is a practical, down-to-earth, easy-to-read guide. Ideal for today's busy teachers, it emphasizes the important preliminary steps to take during the first few days and weeks of class. This book is must-have for people entering the profession or encountering adolescents who struggle with literacy for the first time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205466061
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Every chapter concludes with “Conclusion” and “References.”

1. Perspectives.

An Instructional Setting for All Learners.

Metaphors for Adolescent Literacy and Instruction.

Background on Adolescents Who Struggle as Readers.

2. Before School Starts.

Classroom Culture.

Classroom Structure.

3. Framing and Launching Units of Instruction.

Framing Units.

Launching Units.

4. Weaving Literacy Through Units of Instruction.

Selecting Literacy Strands.

Isolating and Integrating Unit Strands.

Examples of Literacy Strands.

5. Moving Toward Differentiation.

Initiating Group Instruction.

Accommodating Individuals.

6. Interventions in Special Classes.

Dimensions of Responsive Interventions.

Interventions Utilizing the Four Resources Model.

7. Connections Beyond the Classroom.




Cultural Ties.

Professional Development.

School Structures.

8. Classroom Assessments.

Classroom Support Assessments.


9. Program Leadership.

Beginning a School-Wide Reading Program.

Structures for School-Wide Literacy Improvement.

10. Program Profiles.



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