Literacy Lessons

Literacy Lessons : Teaching and Learning with Middle School Students

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For Language Arts, English, and Middle School methods courses; graduate-level literacy courses.With its sights clearly set on middle school teachers and the middle school teaching experience, this new text expands the definition of literacy to encompass today's popular electronic and audiovisual media. Research-driven coverage offers a thorough presentation of the theory of middle school teaching, plus a wealth of real stories from real classrooms that demonstrate strategies in actual practice. The authors address the current emphasis on standards, discussing their advantages and disadvantages and integrating them throughout. They also embrace the notion of inclusion by offering numerous suggestions for teaching special-needs students in the regular classroom and explore the social and cultural complexities-and the joys and challenges-of teaching today's more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130303844
  • 9780130303844

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1. Middle Schoolers and Middle School. 2. English Language Arts from Mid-Century to the Millennium. 3. Planning and Adapting Instruction for Middle School Learners. 4. Including Middle School Learners with Disabilities. 5. Integrating Assessment. 6. Language Lenses: Integrating the Language Arts in the Middle Grades. 7. Reading and Viewing in the Middle Grades. 8. A Focus on Writing. 9. Talk and Listening in the Middle Grades. 10. A Focus on Language Study. 11. Entering the Profession: Lessons for the Literacy and more

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