Reading-Writing Connection / Edition 2

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This volume shows that the separation of the teaching of reading and writing has been a dominant feature of educational practice at the elementary and secondary levels since colonial times. The editors identify current movements in education that have fostered connections between reading and writing as well as those that tend to push them apart.

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Table of Contents

The National Society for the Study of Education
Board of Directors of the Society, 1997-98; Contributors to the Yearbook
Acknowledgments
Editor's Preface
Ch. I Stress and Resilience in Adolescence: An Evolutionary Perspective 1
Ch. II Identity Formation in Adolescence 18
Ch. III Growing up Female 42
Ch. IV Adolescent Sons and Daughters of Immigrants: How Schools can Respond 65
Ch. V How Secondary Schools Contribute to Academic Success 88
Ch. VI Learning Contexts Beyond the Classroom: Extracurricular Activities, Community Organizations, and Peer Groups 109
Ch. VII Social Institutions Serving Adolescents 142
Ch. VIII Working: Perceptions and Experiences of American Teenagers 160
Ch. IX Adolescent Part-Time Work and Educational Achievement 183
Ch. X Making the Transition from High School: Recent Trends and Policies 207
Name Index 227
Subject Index 234
Information About Membership in the Society 237
Publications of the Society 238
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