Because literacy is not just the English teacheras job Think literacy is just for English teachers? Not anymore. Nor should it be when you consider that each discipline has its own unique values and means of expression. These days, itas up to all teachers to communicate what it means to be literate in their disciplines. Here, finally, is a book ambitious enough to tackle the topic across all major subject areas. Smagorinsky and his colleagues provide an insideras lens on both the states of their fields and their specific literacy requirements, including: Reviews of the latest issues and research Scenario-based activities for reflection and discussion Considerations of the textual forms and conventions required in all major disciplinesincludes a series of short stories from the required anthology, including James Baldwina#39;s aThe Man Child, a Willa ... Because writing about conflicts might involve using a syntax that allows for contrasts (e.g., aMy father wanted me to cut the grass;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Dilemmas and Solutions in Content-Area Literacy, Grades 6-12|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2014-08-26|