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

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

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

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 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Perspectives toward Adolescent Literacy Instruction
Discussing Texts with Adolescents in Culturally Responsive Ways   Alfred W. Tatum     3
Meaningful Content for Middle School Students for Whom English Is an Additional Language   Eliane Rubinstein-Avila   Janelle Johnson     20
Rethinking Literacy Learning and Teaching: Intersections of Adolescents' In-School and Out-of-School Literacy Practices   Shelley Hong Xu     39
iLife: Understanding and Connecting to the Digital Literacies of Adolescents   Dana J. Wilber     57
The Role of Motivation in Engaged Reading of Adolescents   David G. O'Brien   Deborah R. Dillon     78
Developing Reading and Writing Strategies for Multiple Contexts
Actively Engaging Middle School Students with Words   Karen Bromley     99
Strategy Matters: Comprehension Instruction for Older Youth   Rachel Brown     114
Reading and Writing across Multiple Texts   Cynthia Hynd Shanahan     132
Multimodality and Literacy Learning: Using Multiple Texts to Enhance Content-Area Learning   Fenice B. Boyd   Mary K. Thompson     151
Assisting Struggling Readers with Textbook Comprehension   Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas     164
The Reality of Challenging Texts in High School Science and Social Studies: HowTeachers Can Mediate Comprehension   Elizabeth Birr Moje   Jennifer Speyer     185
Humanities Instruction for Adolescent Literacy Learners   Kelly Chandler-Olcott     212
Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language   Codruta Temple   Kathleen A. Hinchman     229
Adolescent Literacy Program Issues
Intervening When Older Youth Struggle with Reading   Gay Ivey     247
Instructional Moves That Support Adolescent Learners Who Have Histories of Failure   Douglas Fisher   Nancy Frey     261
Traveling Together over Difficult Ground: Negotiating Success with a Profoundly Inexperienced Reader in an Introduction to Chemistry Class   Cindy Litman   Cynthia Greenleaf     275
Literacy Assessment for Adolescents: What's Fair about It?   Mark W. Conley     297
Program Development   David W. Moore     313
Multiple Dimensions of Adolescent Literacy Teacher Education   Patricia L. Anders     339
Index     361

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