Surviving the Move and Learning to Thrive: Tools for Success in Secondary Schools, Grades 6-12 is collection of seven chapters that provide tools for all students, especially struggling and reluctant learners, to find a better path to learning while moving through middle and high school. Each chapter addresses critical areas of need from learning styles to parent involvement in a way that is easy to understand and implement. This text helps students and parents move with teachers from grade level to grade level with a greater ease and higher capability to secure success.
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About the Author
Lisa A. Fisher is a literacy leader for Pasco County Schools in Florida and an adjunct instructor at Pasco-Hernando Community College. She believes that every student can learn to use literacy to be successful in school and life.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Prologue Chapter 3 Chapter One – Transition With Style Chapter 4 Chapter Two – Jump Start With Textbook Feature Analysis Chapter 5 Chapter Three – Listen, Take Note, and Learn Chapter 6 Chapter Four – Establishing Study Habits Chapter 7 Chapter Five – Content Comprehension Strategies Chapter 8 Chapter Six – Become a Strategic Reader Chapter 9 Chapter Seven – Parents and Students Secure Success Chapter 10 Appendix A – Textbook Feature Analysis Guide Chapter 11 Appendix B – Active Listeners Report the Facts Chapter 12 Appendix C – Active Listeners Research Chapter 13 Appendix D – Organize with Outlines Chapter 14 Appendix E – Cause and Effect Flowcharts Chapter 15 Appendix F – Survey Data (9-12) Results 2010-2011 Chapter 16 Appendix G – High Interest Book Recommendations