Reading and the High School Student Strategies to Enhance Literacy

ISBN-10: 0205489397
ISBN-13: 9780205489398
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $84.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254

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 high school classes.

Adolescent Literacy
The Neglect of Adolescent Literacy
Rediscovering Adolescent Literacy
Impact of Federal and State Mandates on Adolescent Literacy
School-wide Approaches to Improving Adolescent Literacy
Purpose and Overview of the Book
Summary
Extending Learning
Re-addressing the Talking Points
Revisiting the Vignette
Terms to Remember and Use
Modifying Instruction for English Language Learners
Beyond the Book
Literacy Learning
What Teachers See: Symptoms of Ineffective Learning
The Trip With No Scenery
Ping Pong Reading
Mindless Routines
Consumers and Extraterrestrials
Freeloading and First Down Punting
World Brains and School Brains
Schema Theory
Metacognition
Scaffolding
Literacy Practice of Strong Readers
The Learner
The Text
The Context
Reading/Writing Connections
Summary
Extending Learning
Re-addressing the Talking Points
Revisiting the Vignette
Terms to Remember and Use
Modifying Instruction for English Language Learners
Beyond the Book
References
Learning Environments That Motivate Students
Classroom Negotiations: The Teacher as Mediator
Mediated Instruction and the Gradual Release of Responsibility
Mediated Instruction and Prior Knowledge
The Teacher as Coach and Mentor
Motivation and Engagement
Making Connections to Studentsrsquo; Lives
Creating Safe and Responsive Classrooms
Having Students Interact with Each Other and With Text
Using Classroom Discussion to Motivate Students
Classroom Talk that is Accountable
Think-Pair-Share
The Discussion Web
Cooperative Literacy
Directed Reading Sequence
Summary
Extending Learning
Re-addressing the Talking Points
Revisiting the Vignette
Terms to Remember and Use
Modifying Instruction for English Language Learners
Beyond the Book
References
Assisting Struggling Readers
The Status of Reading Proficiency in the United States
Helping Struggling Readers Become Strong Readers
English Language Learners
Strategies for Struggling Readers
Interactive Reading Guides
Summary
Extending Learning
Re-addressing the Talking Points
Revisiting the Vignette
Terms to Remember and Use
Modifying Instruction for English Language Learners
Beyond the Book
References
The Demands of Text
The Transition to Informational Text
Kinds of Text
Narrative Text
Expository Text
Helping Students Understand Text Structure
Difficulty with Content Area Textbooks
Content and Strategic Knowledge
Classroom Experiences with Textbooks
The Task
PIC: A Textbook Previewing Guide
Double S: Signal Words that Indicate Structure
Using and Evaluating Textbooks
Summary
Extending Learning
Re-addressing the Talking Points
Revisiting the Vignette
Terms to Remember and Use
Modifying Instruction for English Language Learners
Beyond the Book
References
Vocabulary Knowledge
The Importance of Vocabulary Knowledge
Factors in Vocabulary Acquisitio

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