Thorough and accessible, this professional resource and text shows how the latest research in adolescent literacy can be translated into effective practice in middle and high school classrooms. Leading authorities discuss findings on the adolescent learner, addressing such essential topics as comprehension, content-area literacy, differentiated instruction, gender differences in literacy learning, and English language learners. With a focus on evidence-based methods, coverage ranges from techniques for building digital literacy and comprehension skills to strategies for flexible grouping and writing instruction. Ideal for courses in adolescent literacy, each chapter includes guiding questions, discussion questions, and classroom examples.All of the music that Juan introduced to the class was in Spanish, unintelligible to his classmates, ... Students wrote expository, descriptive, and persuasive essays on 2 of the 10 artists they had selected as their favorites. Students used a one- page graphic organizer to develop and organize each paragraph containing nine empty blocks, in which they were to write six to nine sentences on 176 LITeRACy anbsp;...
|Title||:||Literacy Instruction for Adolescents|
|Author||:||Karen D. Wood, William E. Blanton|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2009-03-12|