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Adolescent literacy in the academic disciplines : general principles and practical strategies

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Guilford Press, New York, p.274 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1631 .A344 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9548434

Keywords:

Language arts (Secondary), Language arts--Correlation with content subjects

Abstract:

Summary: "From leading authorities in both adolescent literacy and content-area teaching, this book addresses the particular challenges of literacy learning in each of the major academic disciplines. Chapters focus on how to help students successfully engage with texts and ideas in English/literature, science, math, history, and arts classrooms. The book shows that while general strategies for reading informational texts are essential, they are not enough--students also need to learn processing strategies that are quite specific to each subject and its typical tasks or problems. Vignettes from exemplary classrooms illustrate research-based ways to build content-area knowledge while targeting essential reading and writing skills"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng