Shaping Literacy Achievement

Shaping Literacy Achievement

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In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions. Contributors analyze the existing knowledge on core aspects of literacy education, describe how science is currently informing practice, and identify important methodological challenges and research directions. A highlight of the book is a chapter in which Michael Pressley offers an insightful critique of Reading First as well as practical recommendations for improving future policies.Each student responds to two 25-minute narrative, informative, or persuasive prompts accompanied by a brochure with guidelines for planning and revising the compositions. Each paper is rated on a 6-point rubric, and this score is converted to a scale score (ranging from 0 to 300). ... According to published NAEP data, only 28% of 4th graders, 31% of 8th graders, and 24% of 12th graders achieved atanbsp;...

Title:Shaping Literacy Achievement
Author:Michael Pressley, Alison K. Billman, Kristen H. Perry, Kelly E. Reffitt, Julia Moorhead Reynolds
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-09-08


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