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Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents : A "How-To" Manual for Educators, Paperback / softback Book


Fast-paced, practical, and innovative, this text for pre-service and in-service teachers features clear, easily accessible lessons and professional development activities to improve the delivery of academic language/literacy education across the content areas in junior/middle school and high school classrooms.

Numerous hands-on tools and techniques demonstrate the effectiveness of content-area instruction for students in a wide variety of school settings, particularly English language learners, struggling readers, and other special populations of students.

Based on a strong professional development model the authors have been instrumental in designing, Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents addresses: motivationattributes of academic languagevocabulary: theory and practicereading skills developmentgrammar and writing. A wealth of charts, graphs, and lesson plans give clear examples of academic language/literacy strategies in action.

The appendices - a key component of the practical applications developed in the text - include a glossary, exemplary lessons that address key content areas, and a Grammar Handbook. In this era of increased accountability, coupled with rapid demographic change and challenges to traditional curricula and pedagogical methods, educators will find this book to be a great resource.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages, Medium; 50 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
  • ISBN: 9780805863918