In each chapter of this unique volume, an exemplary teacher collaborates with a prominent scholar to present real-world strategies for putting literacy research to work in grades 5a12. These lively dialogues tackle key questions in adolescent literacy, including issues of motivation, critical thinking skills, content-area writing, differentiated instruction, assessment, English language learning, and technology. Suggestions for incorporating adolescents' out-of-school literacies and working with reading specialists and coaches show how to build connections between the classroom and wider communities. In-depth portraits of challenges and successes in the classroom, practical instructional tips, and stimulating questions for reflection make the book a valuable resource for inservice and preservice teachers.Using Prompts and Rubrics for Writing Assignments Two important tools for teachers and their students are prompts and rubrics. ... how well they can write about a topic or in a given discourse type (e.g., letter, essay, story, newspaper article).
|Title||:||Essential Questions in Adolescent Literacy|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2009-05-04|