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Literacy in the Middle Grades

Literacy in the Middle Grades - 2nd edition

Literacy in the Middle Grades - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780132348492

ISBN10: 0132348497

Literacy in the Middle Grades by Gail E. Tompkins - ISBN 9780132348492
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2010
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Literacy in the Middle Grades by Gail E. Tompkins - ISBN 9780132348492

ISBN13: 9780132348492

ISBN10: 0132348497

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10

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Summary

Written with grades 4 through 8 classrooms in mind, Literacy in the Middle Grades has been crafted to answer the questions of teachers working with young adolescents. By addressing the realities of teaching in the middle grades - the changing needs of adolescents; the increasing diversity in the classroom; the constantly changing technology available to teachers; the newest federal, state, and curricular demands - this thoroughly applied new edition situates literacy instruction in the contemporary classroom to help new and experienced teachers help young adolescents develop strong literacy skills and strategies. How do you meet the diverse needs of young adolescents? middot; New! Chapter 4, Differentiating Instruction, provides the information you need to work with struggling readers and writers. middot; New! Spotlight features highlight below grade level, on grade level, and above grade level students to model effectively differentiated instruction middot; New! Scaffolding English Learners sections help you focus instruction to better meet adolescent English learner needs. middot; Expanded! Struggling Readers and Writers features focus attention on specific strategies to assist young adolescents struggling with reading and writing. How do you address curricular demands? middot; New! Chapter 11, Teaching with Textbooks, gives you the tools to organize your class periods to help students get the most out of their reading. middot; New! Integrated assessment treatment builds on the concepts covered in Chapter 3, Assessing Literacy Learning, with chapter by chapter Assessment Tool features that focus on everything from rubrics to high stakes testing. middot; New! Be Strategic! features provide guidance to help you help your students develop the strategies they need to be successful in literacy. How can you equip yourself for the contem

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Part 1: Literacy in the 21st Century 1 Becoming an Effective Literacy Teacher 2 Examining the Reading and Writing Processes 3 Assessing Literacy Learning 4 Differentiating Instruction Part 2: Powerful Teaching 5 Eliminating Obstacles to Fluency 6 Expanding Academic Vocabulary 7 Promoting Comprehension: Reader Factors 8 Promoting Comprehension: Text Factors 9 Teaching Writing Part 3: Effective Instructional Programs 10 Teaching with Trade Books 11 Teaching with Textbooks 12 Using Literacy in the Content Areas Part 4: Compendium of Instructional Procedures

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