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Author Hall, Leigh A

Title Empowering struggling readers : practices for the middle grades / Leigh A. Hall, Leslie D. Burns, Elizabeth Carr Edwards

Publ Info New York : Guilford Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  CMC LB1050.455 .H35 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LB1050.455 .H35 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI CML Textbook  LB1050.455 .H35 2011    LIB USE ONLY
Descript xvi, 238 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Solving problems in the teaching of literacy
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-229) and index
Contents Who are struggling readers? -- Promoting disciplinary reading practices in English language arts -- Designing classroom environments that support literacy development -- Engaging and motivating marginalized readers -- Assessing reading performance and students' funds of knowledge -- Implementing reading comprehension strategies -- Using young adult literature to promote comprehension with struggling readers -- Culturally grounded vocabulary instruction -- Fostering discussions about texts -- Reading texts on the internet -- Using nonprint media and texts to support marginalized readers -- Relevant curriculum and policy for middle school struggling readers -- Conclusion: promising readers
LC subject Content area reading -- United States
Language arts (Middle school) -- United States
Add Author Burns, Leslie D., author
Edwards, Elizabeth Carr, author
ISBN 9781609180232 (pbk. : alk. paper)