Make the most of your instructional time with this collection of proven, research-based teaching practices from top professionals in adolescent literacy. Contributors take you inside exemplary classrooms to observe adolescent literacy practices in the context of real school environments and from the viewpoints of 'frontline' educators. You'll find best practices in key areas such as writing, comprehension, vocabulary, cooperative learning, new literacies, assessment, and the content areas. Chapters address the challenges today's middle and secondary-grade teachers face, spanning the content areas, and illustrate effective teaching methods for both the general secondary student population and individual populations such as struggling readers, English-language learners, and African American learners. In addition, chapters highlight a model high school environment, a forward-thinking professional development program for secondary educators, effective practices a award-winning teachers, and recommendations for progressive inservice PD programs. Special features for busy teachers include lesson ideas in a quick-read format, questions at the end of each chapter to extend and apply your thinking, and suggestions for professional development.
Publisher: International Literacy Association
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 251 x 178 x 15 mm
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