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Adolescent Literacy: Addressing the Needs of Students in Grades 4-12

Article
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Standards: Literature • Informational Text • Writing
"This book chapter defines adolescent literacy, summarizes what we know about the literacy skills of adolescent and adults in the U.S., and presents a review of the research on effective literacy...

Quick View: Using Texting in Your Instruction

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Standards: Language
It may seem counterintuitive, but texting and “text speak” can be used as a fun way to help students build foundational reading skills such as word recognition and phonological awareness. You can...

The learning-to-learn strategies of adolescent students with disabilities: Highlighting, notetaking, planning, and writing expository texts

Research
Standards: Literacy in Science & Technical Subjects • Literacy in History/Social Studies • Writing
The study examined the learning-to-learn strategies of students with and without disabilities as they highlighted, took notes, planned, and wrote expository texts in social studies and science....