Building Academic Literacy An Anthology for Reading Apprenticeship

ISBN-10: 0787965553

ISBN-13: 9780787965556

Edition: 2003

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This title is a reader for middle and high school students addressing topics of reading, literacy, and identity. It features essays, memoirs, and journalistic pieces by such writers as Maxine Hong Kingston, John Steinbeck and others.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

RUTH SCHOENBACH is project director for the Strategic Literacy Initiative at WestEd. For the past twenty-five years, she has worked as a classroom teacher, curriculum developer, and program innovator with a focus on literacy in diverse settings from preschool to adult education. CYNTHIA GREENLEAF is director of research for the Strategic Literacy Initiative at WestEd. For the past fifteen years, she has provided professional support to secondary teachers and studied the impact of classroom innovations on student learning and achievement. She has won several national awards for her research on classroom-based literacy learning. CHRISTINE CZIKO is co-director of the CLLAD Program at UC Berkeley's School of Education, where she works in teacher education. She taught English for twenty-five years in New York City and San Francisco public schools and worked as a teacher consultant for the New York City Writing Project. LORI HURWITZ is a teacher in the English Department at Thurgood Marshall Academic High School in San Francisco and a teacher consultant with the Strategic Literacy Initiative. She teaches Academic Literacy and assists other schools in implementing Academic Literacy courses.

Literacy and Identity
"Sharon Cho," from Speaking of Reading
"Kevin Clarke," from Speaking of Reading
"Inside Out," from The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
From The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
"My Back Pages," from The Most Wonderful Books: Writers on Discovering the Pleasures of Reading
"Seis," from Bless Me, Ultima
"Discovering Books," from Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth
"The Gift of Reading," from Better Than Life
"Coming into Language," from Doing Time: Twenty-Five Years of Prison Writing
"Silence," from Woman Warrior
"Aria: A Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood," from Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez
"Reading Has Always Been My Home," from How Reading Changed My Life
"Brownsville Schooldays," from A Walker in the City
Literacy and Power
"Gary Lee," from Speaking of Reading
"Two Ways to Be a Warrior," from Luis Rodriguez: Writer, Community Leader, Political Activist
"The Poets in the Kitchen," from Reena and Other Stories
"Libraries and the Attack on Illiteracy"
"Learning to Read," from The Autobiography of Malcolm X
"In Conversation with Ernest J. Gaines"
"Learning to Read"
"Precious Words"
"Learning to Read and Write," from Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
"India's Literacy Miracle"
"Interrogation," from Son of the Revolution
"Reign of the Reader"
How We Read
"Gerald Eisman," from Speaking of Reading
"The Voice You Hear When You Read Silently," from New and Selected Poems
"The Birth of an Alchemist," from Better Than Life
"Watch TV--In Your Head!"
"Tuning," from The Winter Room
"Superman and Me," from The Most Wonderful Books: Writers on Discovering the Pleasures of Reading
"How to Mark a Book," from The Mercury Reader
"Learning to Read," from A History of Reading
"Three Wise Guys: Un Cuento de Navidad/A Christmas Story"
"The New Case for Latin"
"No Words," from Wild Country: Outdoor Poems for Young People
"Teaching People to Hate Literature"
"Team Xerox"
"Private Reading," from A History of Reading
Breaking Codes
"Susan Schulter," from Speaking of Reading
"Important: Read This First"
"The Secret Language of Custom"
"Language Heads Down the Rabbit Hole"
"Cinematic Grammar," from Reading the Movies: Twelve Great Films on Video and How to Teach Them
"Hip-Hop Becoming a Worldwide Language for Youth Resistance"
"Technicality," from Science and Language Links: Classroom Implications
"Comic Books," from A Book of Puzzlements: Play and Invention with Language
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