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Publication date: 30 September 2020

Evan Ortlieb and Earl H. Cheek

Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to understand adolescent literacy instruction and learning in diverse classrooms.Approach: A historical account of the evolution of…

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Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to understand adolescent literacy instruction and learning in diverse classrooms.

Approach: A historical account of the evolution of adolescent literacy instruction to what it is today is discussed. The authors then ask the questions, “Who are adolescents today?” and use worked examples of illustrate how to optimally reach their instructional needs.

Findings: The authors believe that knowing what’s hot in adolescent literacy is paramount to effective adolescent literacy instruction. Expanding traditional notions of adolescent literacy instruction can provide a catalyst to academic achievement and engagement.

Practical implications: Designing effective literacy practices for today’s adolescents requires following a basic set of guidelines that considers such factors as student’s backgrounds, experiences, and prior knowledge. These factors are particularly important in determining where to begin instruction with each student, and how to proceed.

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What’s Hot in Literacy: Exemplar Models of Effective Practice
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ISBN: 978-1-83909-874-1

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Publication date: 28 March 2012

Evan Ortlieb, Earl H. Cheek, Erica Bowers and Gerlinde Grandstaff-Beckers

Purpose – To provide classroom teachers with an overview of a range of assessments that can be administered either individually or to a group.Design/methodology/approach …

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Purpose – To provide classroom teachers with an overview of a range of assessments that can be administered either individually or to a group.

Design/methodology/approach – The chapter is organized from early literacy skill assessments (both individual and group based) to comprehension and standardized tests.

Findings – Provides detailed information on skills required for each element of reading, design of assessment, intended purpose, and process of administration.

Research limitations/implications – This is not an exhaustive list, the authors strove to highlight the most reliable and practical assessments from a large body of possible choices.

Practical implications – This is a valuable source for classroom teachers who are provided with a wide-range of assessment choices covering the breadth of reading skills with extensive details on each.

Originality/value of paper – Teachers need a range of assessments to choose from to make decisions at the individual, class and school level.

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Using Informative Assessments towards Effective Literacy Instruction
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ISBN: 978-1-78052-630-0

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Publication date: 17 September 2018

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Best Practices in Teaching Digital Literacies
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78754-434-5

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Publication date: 4 January 2013

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Advanced Literacy Practices
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ISBN: 978-1-78190-503-6

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Publication date: 3 November 2017

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Addressing Diversity in Literacy Instruction
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ISBN: 978-1-78714-048-6

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School-Based Interventions for Struggling Readers, K-8
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ISBN: 978-1-78190-696-5

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Publication date: 4 January 2013

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Advanced Literacy Practices
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ISBN: 978-1-78190-503-6

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Publication date: 15 November 2016

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Writing Instruction to Support Literacy Success
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ISBN: 978-1-78635-525-6

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School-Based Interventions for Struggling Readers, K-8
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78190-696-5

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Publication date: 30 September 2020

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What’s Hot in Literacy: Exemplar Models of Effective Practice
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83909-874-1

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