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Read online Teaching Adolescent Writers.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Teaching Adolescent Writers In an increasingly demanding world of literacy it has become critical that students know how to write effectively From the requirements of standardized tests to those of the wired workplace the ability to write well once a luxury has become a necessity Many students are leaving school without the necessary writing practice and skills needed to compete in a complex and fast moving Information Age Unless we teach them how to run with it they are in danger of being run over by a stampede a literacy stampede .

em In Teaching Adolescent Writers em Kelly Gallagher author of em Reading Reasons em and em Deeper Reading em shows how students can be taught to write effectively Kelly shares a number of classroom tested strategies that enable teachers to understand the importance of teaching writing motivate young writers see the importance modeling plays in building young writers modeling from both the teacher and from real world text understand how providing choice elevates adolescent writing and how to allow for choice within a rigorous curriculum help students recognize the importance of purpose and audience assess essays in ways that drive better writing performance .

Infused with humor and illuminating anecdotes Kelly draws on his classroom experiences and work as co director of a regional writing project to offer teachers both practical ways to incorporate writing instruction into their day and compelling reasons to do so by Kelly Gallagher

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Teaching Adolescent Writers
Title:Teaching Adolescent Writers
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ISBN:1571104224
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Number of Pages:208
Category:Teaching, Education, Non fiction, Writing
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b i Read i cide i b i n The systematic killing of the love of reading often exacerbated by the inane mind numbing practices found in schools i br br br Reading is dying in our schools Educators are familiar with many of the factors that have contributed to the decline poverty second language issues and the ever expanding choices of electronic entertainment In this provocative new book Kelly Gallagher suggests however that it is time to recognize a new and significant contributor to the death of reading our schools br br In i Readicide i Kelly argues that American schools are actively though unwittingly furthering the decline of reading Specifically he contends that the standard instructional practices used in most schools are killing reading by br valuing the development of test takers over the development of lifelong readers br mandating breadth over depth in instruction br requiring students to read difficult texts without proper instructional support br insisting that students focus solely on academic texts br drowning great books with sticky notes double entry journals and marginalia br ignoring the importance of developing recreational reading and br losing sight of authentic instruction in the shadow of political pressures br br Kelly doesn t settle for only identifying the problems i Readicide i provides teachers literacy coaches and administrators with specific steps to reverse the downward spiral in reading steps that will help prevent the loss of another generation of readers, In Kelly Gallagher s high school classroom in Anaheim California students are not only learning to comprehend difficult novels and texts they are developing the skills and behaviors of lifelong readers Drawing from his books em Reading Reasons em and em Deeper Reading em Kelly s new video set brings effective reading strategies to life Presenting examples of both small and whole group discussions em Building Adolescent Readers em demonstrates how to engage students with a variety of texts teaching them what it means to be a good reader br br strong Program The Six Building Blocks strong br Before we teach students how to read better we need to help them understand why they should be readers Kelly outlines his six blocks for motivating students to read more both recreationally and academically He models specific classroom lessons that help students to internalize the value of reading br br strong Program First Draft Reading strong br Adolescent readers often adopt one of two universal strategies when they are confronted with difficult text they either quit or dutifully continue even though they do not understand what they are reading In this program Kelly models a number of useful strategies to help students not only monitor their comprehension but to also fix their comprehension when it begins to falter br br strong Program Second Draft Reading strong br Revisiting a text helps students uncover its deeper layers of meaning Kelly demonstrates numerous strategies that help students move past an I read it once I m done mentality and into richer second draft reading He also discusses the importance assessment plays in planning an effective reading lesson, No description available, In an increasingly demanding world of literacy it has become critical that students know how to write effectively From the requirements of standardized tests to those of the wired workplace the ability to write well once a luxury has become a necessity Many students are leaving school without the necessary writing practice and skills needed to compete in a complex and fast moving Information Age Unless we teach them how to run with it they are in danger of being run over by a stampede a literacy stampede br br em In Teaching Adolescent Writers em Kelly Gallagher author of em Reading Reasons em and em Deeper Reading em shows how students can be taught to write effectively Kelly shares a number of classroom tested strategies that enable teachers to understand the importance of teaching writing motivate young writers see the importance modeling plays in building young writers modeling from both the teacher and from real world text understand how providing choice elevates adolescent writing and how to allow for choice within a rigorous curriculum help students recognize the importance of purpose and audience assess essays in ways that drive better writing performance br br br Infused with humor and illuminating anecdotes Kelly draws on his classroom experiences and work as co director of a regional writing project to offer teachers both practical ways to incorporate writing instruction into their day and compelling reasons to do so