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Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core : From Research into Practice - Jacy Ippolito

Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core

From Research into Practice

By: Jacy Ippolito (Editor), Joshua Fahey Lawrence (Editor), Colleen Zaller (Editor)
eBook Published: 25th June 2018
ISBN: 9781612506067
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Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core provides school leaders, teachers, and others with strategies and best practices for advancing adolescent literacy in the classroom. Exceptionally clear and accessible, the book addresses a full range of topics in this vitally important field, including disciplinary literacy; vocabulary instruction; classroom discussion; motivation and engagement related to digital literacy; the use of multiple texts; and writing to learn.

This book presents “usable knowledge” of the highest order and of immediate value to school leaders and teachers. It will be required reading for all educators concerned with promoting and furthering adolescent literacy today.

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"This book is recommended for educators who are already familiar with the common core but who are looking to hone their practices and situate them within educational theory." — M.B. Hopkins, CHOICE


1 Bridging Content and Literacy Knowledge and instruction: A Framework for Supporting Secondary Teachers and Students 1
Jacy Ippolito and Joshua Fahey Lawrence

2 Research in Disciplinary Literacy: Challenges and Instructional Opportunities in Teaching Disciplinary Texts 13
Emily Phillips Galloway, Joshua Fahey Lawrence, and Elizabeth Birr Moje

3 Disciplinary Literacy in Practice: The Disciplinary Literacy Network as a Vehicle for Strengthening instruction Across Content Areas 37
Lisa Messina

4 Research in Vocabulary: Word Power for Content-Area Learning 61
Joshua Fahey Lawrence, Bridget Maher, and Catherine E. Snow

5 Vocabulary in Practice: Creating Word-Curious Classrooms 73
Christina L. Dobbs

6 Research in Discussion: Effective Support for Literacy, Content, and Academic Achievement 85
Catherine J. Michener and Evelyn Ford-Connors

7 Discussion in Practice: Sharing Our Learning Curve 103
Abigail Erdmann and Margaret Metzger

8 Research in Digital Literacy: Tools to Support Learning Across the disciplines 117
Joshua Fahey Lawrence, Mark Warschauer, Binbin Zheng, and Diana Mullins

9 Digital Literacy in Practice: Achieving a Cosmopolitan Orientation 131
Ann Mechem Ziergiebel

10 Research in Multiple texts and text Support 143
Cynthia Shanahan

11 Multiple Texts in Practice: Fostering Accessibility, Engagement, and Comprehension 163
Joanna Lieberman and Janet Looney

12 Research in Writing: The Rightful Place of Writing-to-Learn in Content Teaching 181
Vicki A. Jacobs

13 Writing in Practice: Strategies for Use Across the Disciplines 197
Carol Booth Olson and Catherine D’Aoust

14 Professional Learning as the Key to Linking Content and Literacy Instruction 215
Jacy Ippolito

15 Meeting the Challenge of the Common Core State Standards 235
Jacy Ippolito and Colleen Zaller

Notes 251
Acknowledgments 275
About the Editors 277
About the Contributors 279
Index 285

ISBN: 9781612506067
ISBN-10: 1612506062
Audience: Professional
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 25th June 2018
Publisher: Harvard Education Press