Essential questions in adolescent literacy : teachers and researchers describe what works in classrooms /

In each chapter of this unique volume, an exemplary teacher collaborates with a prominent scholar to present real-world strategies for putting literacy research to work in grades 5-12. These lively dialogues tackle key questions in adolescent literacy, including issues of motivation, differentiated...

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Other Authors: Lewis, Jill, Ed. D.
Format: Book
Published: New York ; London : Guilford Press, c2009.
Table of Contents:
  • How can what we know about adolescent learners be used to benefit our literacy instruction? / Jill Lewis and Bill Jones
  • How can motivation and self-efficacy theory inform adolescent literacy teaching practices? / Avivah Dahbany and Lauren Bosworth McFadden
  • How can adolescents' literacies outside of school be brought into the classroom? / William Kist and Jim Ryan
  • Adolescent literacy and democratic life : what's politics got to do with it? / Helen Harper and Shannon Mitchell
  • How can we help adolescent readers meet the challenges of academic text? / Jill Lewis and Tanya Reader
  • How can teachers help adolescent English language learners attain academic literacy? / Fabiola P. Ehlers-Zavala and Laura Azcoitia
  • How can we use adolescents' language and classroom discourse to enhance critical thinking practices? / Francine Falk-Ross and Shannon Hurst
  • How can vocabulary instruction be made an integral part of learning in middle and high school classrooms? / William Dee Nichols, William H. Rupley, and Kendall Kiser
  • How does creative content-area teaching work with adolescents? / Tom Bean ... [et al.]
  • How can we help adolescents think about content through writing? / Thomas DeVere Wolsey and Lori Kelsey
  • How can content-area teachers differentiate instruction for their students to improve student learning? / Deanna Birdyshaw and Lisa Hoffman
  • How can assessment evaluate student learning, inform instruction, and promote student independence? / Victoria Ridgeway Gillis ... [et al.]
  • What do middle grades and high school teachers need to know about literacy coaching? / Rita M. Bean and Kathryn E. Carroll
  • What is the role of the reading specialist in promoting adolescent literacy? / Pamela A. Mason and Jacy Ippolito.