Adolescent Literacy Instruction: Policies and Promising Practices

Jill Lewis, Gary Moorman
With this comprehensive resource, you'll explore how adolescence and academic achievement are defined within today's political context, examine the in-school potential of teens out-of-school immersion in digital technologies and popular culture, and learn how you can embed comprehension strategies into classroom instruction. In 18 chapters contributed by leading experts in the field, you'll find: Innovative teaching techniques First-hand accounts of district- and schoolwide literacy initiatives Scores of discussion questions Adaptable forms and templates Activities for professional study groups This volume is a must-read for classroom teachers, principals, and administrators at the middle and high school levels, as well as for literacy coaches, professional development directors, and policy advocates concerned with adolescents and those who teach them.The International Reading Association is the world's premier organization of literacy professionals. Our titles promote reading by providing professional development to continuously advance the quality of literacy instruction and research. Research-based, classroom-tested, and peer-reviewed, IRA titles are among the highest quality tools that help literacy professionals do their jobs better. Some of the many areas we publish in include: -Comprehension-Response To Intervention/Struggling Readers-Early Literacy -Adolescent Literacy-Assessment-Literacy Coaching-Research And Policy

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