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Recommended Practices for Adolescent ELA Programs

Recommended Practices for Adolescent ELA Programs | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
The Fifteen Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs (Reading Next, 2006) & 11 Elements for Effective Writing Programs (Writing Next, 2007). These recommendations are taken from two reports: Reading Next and ...
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VELS Level 4 - Reciprocal Teaching - Literacy Professional Learning Resource - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

This section explains the strategy of Reciprocal Teaching and provides information about its use in the classroom.
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Graphic Novels Help Student Comprehension

Graphic Novels Help Student Comprehension | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
After a rocky start, the graphic novel Romeo and Juliet has finally helped some of my struggling readers. At first the students complained that it was hard to follow the cartoons and dialogue.
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A Novel Approach

A Novel Approach | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
Next week we will be starting our novel unit on The Devil's Arithmetic. The book contains many Yiddish words that most students are not familiar with. I am looking forward to using the vocabulary Power Tools in order to enhance student comprehension.
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Adolescent Literacy: A Crisis In Need of Teachers

Adolescent Literacy: A Crisis In Need of Teachers | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
The future of the United States depends on quality literacy and reading education of today's teenagers.
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Skills Converged > Comprehension Exercise: Reciprocal Teaching

Reciprocal teaching is a technique used by trainers and teachers to facilitate understanding a piece of text. It is designed to promote comprehensio...
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Problems that may Restrain Literacy in Adolescence « Reading in ...

Problems that may Restrain Literacy in Adolescence « Reading in ... | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
Many times educators want to blame everything on laziness, but getting to know the students may help alleviate that bias. Divorce, socioeconomic status, abuse & neglect are factors that may restrain adolescent literacy.
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Curriculum director: Structured literacy plan for K-12 students needed - Newnan Times-Herald

Curriculum director: Structured literacy plan for K-12 students needed - Newnan Times-Herald | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
Newnan Times-HeraldCurriculum director: Structured literacy plan for K-12 students neededNewnan Times-HeraldAccording to the final report from the Carnegie Corporation of New York's Council on Advancing Adolescent Literacy, the pace of literacy...
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Reciprocal Learning and Teaching | Social Studies Assessment ...

Reciprocal Teaching is an instructional activity that takes place as a dialogue between teachers and students regarding segments of the text. In this activity, the teacher and the students take turns assuming the role of teacher ...
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The Reciprocal Relationship of Reading and Writing ...

Marie Clay has championed this concept, producing research to support the benefits of identifying reading and writing as reciprocal. Teachers who subscribe to this methodology teach reading and writing at the same time, ...
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Notes on Adolescent Literacy in the US

Notes on Adolescent Literacy in the US | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
These are just tidbits that might interest you from my readings.  Similar to a previous post on homeschooling, my habit is simply to write the data/quotes that stick out to me.  As a result, read...
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A new initiative recruits young adults to create ways to promote adolescent literacy: Change Observer: Design Observer

A new initiative recruits young adults to create ways to promote adolescent literacy: Change Observer: Design Observer | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
A new initiative recruits young adults to create ways to promote adolescent literacy (A new initiative recruits young adults to create ways to promote adolescent literacy: Change Observer: Design Observer:
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Preparing Students For the Reading SOL

Preparing Students For the Reading SOL | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
As I am beginning to prepare my 11th grade students for the English Reading SOL, I am thinking about everything I learned from the I-Tunes Literacy conference.
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Literacy Annotations from Dr. Lofflin: From resistance to advocacy for ...

A growing collection of article annotations from Dr. Kathy Lofflin, including commentary on literacy, reading and learning to read, writing, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, assessment, new literacies, struggling readers, and teacher education .
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Adolescent Literacy: Self-Paced Student Lessons « WGBY Education

Adolescent Literacy: Self-Paced Student Lessons « WGBY Education | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
The Teachers' Domain self-paced student lessons for adolescent literacy, funded by the Walmart Middle School Literacy Initiative, make their debut at this year's National Council for Teachers of English conference in Chicago.
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Cutting Middle School Reading: Part of a 'Magic Package' for Education? - Patch.com

Cutting Middle School Reading: Part of a 'Magic Package' for Education? - Patch.com | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
Cutting Middle School Reading: Part of a 'Magic Package' for Education?
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Red River Valley Writing Project: Vocabulary and adolescent literacy

Red River Valley Writing Project: Vocabulary and adolescent literacy | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
Learn more about these challenges to acquiring the 2500 words a student needs to add each year to their reading vocabulary. (from All About Adolescent Literacy). Bookmark and Share. Posted by Red River Valley Writing ...
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Why Coding Is "The Literacy Of The Twenty-First Century" | Adolescent Literacies

Why Coding Is "The Literacy Of The Twenty-First Century" | Adolescent Literacies | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
With the new year in full swing, many people have revealed a myriad of resolutions. One which I kept seeing pop up in my stream involved coding.
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Literacy Annotations from Dr. Lofflin: “I can't believe we read this ...

A growing collection of article annotations from Dr. Kathy Lofflin, including commentary on literacy, reading and learning to read, writing, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, assessment, new literacies, struggling readers, and teacher ...
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All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org

All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org | Issues in Adolescent Literacy | Scoop.it
AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.
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