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Adolescent Literacy Instruction

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This section offers both research and practice information on fostering successful reading practices in adolescent students. A section with research-based strategies that offers examples and advice is included as well as information on reading behaviors. Research papers and bibliographies for aspects of literacy are also available.

Reading Strategies
A listing of instructional strategies, including procedures, examples, and research citations

Research

Culturally Responsive Instruction: Promoting Literacy in Secondary Content Areas (by Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, 2005)

Ten Years of Research On Adolescent Literacy, 1994–2004: A Review (by Stephen Phelps, 2005)

Moving Beyond the Obvious: Examining Our Thinking About Linguistically Diverse Students (by Robert T. Jiménez, 2005)

Differentiation Through Flexible Grouping: Successfully Reaching All Readers (by Michael P. Ford, December 2005)

Quick Key 10 Action Guide: Using Student Engagement to Improve Adolescent Literacy (2005)

Seeing Themselves as Capable and Engaged Readers: Adolescents and Re/Meditated Instruction (by Donna E. Alvermann, Ph.D., November 2003)

Using Multiple Texts to Teach Content (by Cynthia Hynd Shanahan, Ed.D., December 2003)

Using Young-Adult Literature to Enhance Comprehension in the Content Areas (by Thomas W. Bean, Ph.D., December 2003)

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