Reading And The High School Student: Strategies To Enhance Literacy (2nd Edition)

Reading And The High School Student: Strategies To Enhance Literacy (2nd Edition)

Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy (2nd Edition)

Now in its second edition, Reading and the High School Student presents the issues and trends for improving literacy learning in secondary schools. Perfect for both pre-service and in-service teachers, the book emphasizes classroom applications and offers solutions for the development of literacy programs at the school and district levels.

 

Irvin, Buehl, and Klemp deliver a practical, concise, and balanced introduction to literacy topics, lending special attention to the needs of the struggling reader and the English language learner. The text includes a wealth of strategies with real classroom examples that teachers can implement in their own classrooms, making the book a valuable and handy reference.

 

New features to this edition include:

 

-Focus on adolescent literacy as addressed by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and its consequences for high school students.

 

-Myriad suggestions on how to close the achievement gap and ideas for tutoring.

 

-Extensive coverage of multiple literacies and media literacy within the context of...

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