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Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy (2nd Edition)
Author: Judith L. Irvin - Douglas R. Buehl - Ronald M. Kle
ISBN 13: 9780205489398
ISBN 10: 205489397
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-06-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $84.00
 
 

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.