Now in its second edition, Reading and the High School Student presents the issues and trends for improving literacy learning in secondary schools. Perfect for both pre-service and in-service teachers, the book emphasizes classroom applications and offers solutions for the development of literacy programs at the school and district levels.
Irvin, Buehl, and Klemp deliver a practical, concise, and balanced introduction to literacy topics, lending special attention to the needs of the struggling reader and the English language learner. The text includes a wealth of strategies with real classroom examples that teachers can implement in their own classrooms, making the book a valuable and handy reference.
New features to this edition include:
-Focus on adolescent literacy as addressed by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and its consequences for high school students.
-Myriad suggestions on how to close the achievement gap and ideas for tutoring.
-Extensive coverage of multiple literacies and media literacy within the context of high school classes.