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Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading Practical Strategies

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205466061

ISBN10:
0205466060
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/28/2005
Publisher(s):
Pearson
List Price: $48.40

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Summary

Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Readingpresents practical classroom strategies for teaching middle and high school students who struggle as readers and writers.Respected authors David Moore and Kathleen Hinchman provide sound advice on how to address the fundamentals of teaching adolescents. This affordable, long-awaited resource is a practical, down-to-earth, easy-to-read guide. Ideal for today's busy teachers, it emphasizes the important preliminary steps to take during the first few days and weeks of class. This book is must-have for people entering the profession or encountering adolescents who struggle with literacy for the first time.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
Perspectives
1(20)
An Instructional Setting for All Learners
2(4)
Passion
3(1)
Purpose
3(1)
Partnership
4(1)
Plans
5(1)
Metaphors for Adolescent Literacy and Instruction
6(7)
Builders
6(6)
Apprentice
12(1)
Background on Adolescents Who Struggle as Readers
13(5)
Why Are So Many Adolescents Illiterate?
13(3)
Shouldn't Adolescent Literacy Instruction Concentrate on Remediating Disabilities?
16(2)
Conclusion
18(1)
References
19(2)
Before School Starts
21(22)
Classroom Culture
22(5)
Naming Classroom Culture
23(3)
General Positives
26(1)
Classroom Structure
27(14)
Room Arrangement
27(2)
Procedures
29(7)
Discipline Plan
36(5)
Conclusion
41(1)
References
42(1)
Framing and Launching Units of Instruction
43(16)
Framing Units
44(8)
Topics
45(1)
Standards-Based Outcomes
45(3)
Central Questions
48(2)
Culminations
50(1)
Framing Units Coherently
51(1)
Launching Units
52(5)
Real-World Observing/Participating
52(1)
Reading Aloud
53(1)
Previewing Passages
53(1)
Brainstorming
54(2)
Writing
56(1)
Conclusion
57(1)
References
57(2)
Weaving Literacy through Units of Instruction
59(27)
Selecting Literacy Strands
60(1)
Isolating and Integrating Literacy Strands
61(3)
Examples of Literacy Strands
64(19)
Builder
64(4)
Learner
68(3)
Experiencer
71(3)
Doer
74(8)
Analyzer
82(1)
Conclusion
83(1)
References
84(2)
Moving toward Differentiation
86(20)
Initiating Group Instruction
88(13)
New Beginnings
89(10)
Features of the Course Opening
99(2)
Final Word
101(1)
Accommodating Individuals
101(3)
Instructional Choices
101(2)
Partners
103(1)
Conclusion
104(1)
References
104(2)
Interventions in Special Classes
106(23)
Dimensions of Responsive Interventions
108(7)
Positive Relationships
108(1)
A Shared Agenda
109(1)
Adolescents' Existing Literacies
110(1)
Models of Proficient Performance
111(1)
Engaged, Extended Reading and Writing
112(1)
Planning Interventions with Balance and Breadth
113(2)
Interventions Using the Four Resources Model
115(9)
Code Breaker
115(3)
Meaning Makers
118(4)
Text User
122(1)
Text Analyzer
123(1)
Conclusion
124(2)
References
126(3)
Connections beyond the Classroom
129(22)
Home-School Partnerships
130(5)
Family Book Talks
132(1)
Interviews
133(1)
Compacts
134(1)
Family Resource Centers
135(1)
Cross-Age Partnerships
135(2)
Buddy Reading
136(1)
Tutoring
137(1)
Community-School Partnerships
137(3)
Volunteer
138(1)
After-School Programs
139(1)
Cultural Ties
140(1)
Professional Development
141(3)
Study Groups
141(1)
Professional Associations
142(2)
School Structures
144(3)
Literacy across the Curriculum
144(1)
Library-Media Centers
144(1)
School Success Courses
145(1)
Personalized Schools
146(1)
Full-Service Schools
147(1)
Conclusion
147(1)
References
148(3)
Classroom Assessments
151(20)
Uses of Assessment
152(4)
High-Stakes Assessments
153(2)
Classroom-Support Assessments
155(1)
Classroom-Support Assessments
156(6)
Rubrics
156(3)
Portfolios
159(1)
Teacher-Student Conferences
160(1)
Diagnostic Inventories
161(1)
Grading
162(7)
Components
163(1)
Weights
164(2)
Performance Norms
166(1)
Fairness
166(3)
Conclusion
169(1)
References
169(2)
Program Leadership
171(20)
Beginning a Schoolwide Literacy Program
172(8)
Literacy Teams
174(1)
Setting Goals
175(2)
Involving Staff
177(2)
Creating a Culture
179(1)
Structures for Schoolwide Literacy Improvement
180(8)
Literacy across the Curriculum
180(1)
Academic Literacy Development Classes
181(2)
Intervention Services
183(3)
Resource Support
186(1)
Out-of-School Extensions
187(1)
Conclusion
188(1)
References
188(3)
Program Profiles
191(18)
Schoolwide Offerings
193(8)
Service Agencies
193(4)
Local Designs
197(2)
School Restructuring
199(2)
Intervention Offerings
201(5)
Status of Interventions
201(1)
Cases for Pull-Out Support
202(1)
Avoiding Stigma
202(1)
After-School Programs
203(1)
Commercial Resources
203(3)
Conclusion
206(1)
References
207(2)
Index 209


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