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Content Area Reading and Literacy Succeeding in Today's Diverse Classrooms

by Donna E. Alvermann, Victoria Ridgeway Gillis, Stephen F. Phelps

Content Area Reading and Literacy Succeeding in Today's Diverse Classrooms Synopsis

In this authoritative, highly-respected best seller, pre- and in-service teachers get a wealth of strategies and ideas for teaching content area literacy in an era of high accountability. In-depth attention to the needs of students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds is integrated throughout and the guide features a presentation of a wide scope of topics and examples, research-based information, and an accessible writing style. The ideas the trusted authors present are backed by research, tested in real classrooms, and designed to help teachers apply what is useful to their own particular disciplines, making Content Area Reading and Literacy the ideal guide to using reading, writing, and literature effectively to teach in the content areas.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780132685191
Publication date: 24th January 2012
Author: Donna E. Alvermann, Victoria Ridgeway Gillis, Stephen F. Phelps
Publisher: Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 504 pages
Categories: Teaching of a specific subject, Educational: English language: reading & writing skills,

About Donna E. Alvermann, Victoria Ridgeway Gillis, Stephen F. Phelps

Donna E. Alvermann is University of Georgia-appointed Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education. Formerly a classroom teacher in Texas and New York, her research focuses on literacy instruction across the disciplines. Her co-authored/edited books include Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives (3rd ed.); Bridging the Literacy Achievement Gap, Grades 4-12; andAdolescents and Literacies in a Digital World. Past President of the National Reading Conference (NRC), she serves on the Adolescent Literacy Advisory Group of the Alliance for Excellent Education. She was elected to the Reading Hall of Fame in 1999, and is the recipient of NRC's Oscar Causey ...

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