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Reading success for struggling adolescent learners

Author: Susan Davis Lenski; Jill Lewis, Ed. D.
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2008.
Series: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Comprehensive, up to date, and highly practical, this volume discusses factors that affect struggling readers in grades 7-12 and provides research-based strategies for improving their reading and writing skills. Chapters from leading authorities examine why some adolescents have trouble achieving reading proficiency, describe schoolwide policies and programs that support literacy, and suggest  Read more...
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Reading success for struggling adolescent learners.
New York : Guilford Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)681550400
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Davis Lenski; Jill Lewis, Ed. D.
ISBN: 9781593856762 1593856768 9781593856779 1593856776
OCLC Number: 191258494
Description: xiv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Susan Lenski, Jill Lewis --
Understanding struggling adolescent readers. What do we know about the adolescent learner and what does it mean for literacy instruction? / Jill Lewis, Avivah Dahbany --
Struggling adolescent readers: problems and possibilities / Susan Lenski --
Nurturing resilience among adolescent readers / Alfred W Tatum, Teresa A Fisher --
Teaching adolescent English language learners / Fabiola P Ehlers-Zavala --
Organizing classroom contexts that promote literacy. Role of technology in supporting struggling readers / Dana L Grisham, Thomas DeVere Wolsey --
Engaging struggling adolescent readers in conversations about texts: instructional strategies for successful experiences / Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Kattie Hogan --
Making time for independent reading / Susan Lenski, Erexenia Lanier --
Implementing classroom instruction for struggling adolescent readers. Fluency strategies for struggling adolescent readers / Gay Fawcett, Timothy Rasinski --
Comprehension strategies that make a difference for struggling readers / Micki M Caskey --
Vocabulary strategies for struggling readers / Margaret Ann Richek, Becky McTague --
Classroom instruction for struggling writers / Leif Fearn, Nancy Farnan --
Teaching from a critical literacy perspective and encouraging social action / Susan Lenski --
Developing schoolwide contexts to support achievement. Meaningful assessment of struggling adolescent readers / Peter Afflerbach --
Literacy coaching at the middle school/high school levels / Rita Bean --
Keeping parents involved in their children's education during the middle and high school years / Laurie Elish-Piper --
But I'm not going to college!: developing adolescents' literacy for the 21st-century workplace / Jill Lewis --
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Series Title: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Lenski, Jill Lewis.
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Discusses factors that affect struggling readers in grades 7-12 and provides research-based strategies for improving their reading and writing skills. This work includes topics such as: assessment;  Read more...

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"Major changes in instruction and infrastructure must occur to address the literacy challenges of adolescents and the increased literacy demands placed on them. This book can help these changes to Read more...

 
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