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Improving Adolescent Literacy

Improving Adolescent Literacy - 3rd edition

Improving Adolescent Literacy - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780132487122

ISBN10: 0132487128

Improving Adolescent Literacy by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey - ISBN 9780132487122
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
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Improving Adolescent Literacy by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey - ISBN 9780132487122

ISBN13: 9780132487122

ISBN10: 0132487128

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12

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Summary

Improving Adolescent Literacy: Content Area Strategies at Work, Third Edition, gives teachers and teacher candidates the tools they need to help all students work toward mastery of literacy and comprehension of content area texts. Practical, straightforward, and affordable, this guide is packed with real classroom examples of specific teaching strategies in action and features a focus on working with English language learners and struggling readers, ideas for using different technologies to enhance teaching, an up-to-date research base of current sources of support and additional reading, and an excellent assessment chapter showing how various formal and informal assessments can be used in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface Brief Contents Chapter 1: Ensuring All Students Read, Write, and Think Chapter 2: Setting the Stage: Building Background Through Anticipatory Activities Chapter 3: Word for Word: Vocabulary Development Across the Curriculum Chapter 4: Well Read: Promoting Comprehension Through Read Alouds and Shared Reading Chapter 5: Why Ask? Questioning Strategies in the Classroom Chapter 6: Picture This: Graphic Organizers in the Classroom Chapter 7: Getting it Down: Making and Taking Notes Across the Curriculum Chapter 8: Powerful Pens: Writing to Learn with Adolescents Chapter 9: Taking Stock: Standards, Assessment and High-Stakes Testing