Meeting the Challenge of Adolescent Literacy : Research We Have, Research We Need
By: Conley, Mark W.
Contributor(s): Freidhoff, Joseph R | Sherry, Michael B | Tuckey, Steven Forbes.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Guilford Publications, 2015Description: 1 online resource (178 p.).ISBN: 9781462523917.Subject(s): Language arts (Secondary) -- United States | Language arts teachers -- United States | Literacy programs -- United States | Reading (Secondary) -- United States | Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Meeting the Challenge of Adolescent Literacy : Research We Have, Research We NeedDDC classification: 428.4071/2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; About the Editors; Contributors; Preface; Contents; 1. Fluency for Adolescent Readers:The Research We Have, the Research We Need; 2. Intervening When Older Youths Struggle with Reading: Teach Me What I Need to Know Next; 3. The Literacy Development of African American Male Adolescents: The Influence of Contexts and Texts; 4. Responsive Literacy Teaching in Secondary School Content Areas; 5. Strategies That Improve Adolescents' Performance with Content-Area Texts
6. What Is Mathematical Literacy?: Exploring the Relationship between Content-Area Literacy and Content Learning in Middle and High School Mathematics7. Literacy in Science: Using Agency in the Material World to Expand the Conversation; 8. Literacy Coaching; Concluding Reflections; Index
In this concise, thought-provoking book, prominent researchers analyze existing knowledge on adolescent literacy, examine the implications for classroom instruction, and offer specific goals for future research. The volume reviews cutting-edge approaches to understanding the unique features of teaching and learning in secondary schools. Particular attention is given to how teaching literacy across disciplines can improve students' content-area learning, and the book includes chapters dedicated to literacy in math and science classrooms. Also addressed are key findings and unresolved questions
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