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ED 451 315 LEARNS Literacy Assessment Profile : A System for Student
Assessment and Program Evaluation . ED 450 340 A ... ED 450 351 Literature
and the Young Child , Part Four : Ages 3-8 . ... 450 606/1 Reading Attitudes
Raising Black Children Who Love Reading and Writing : A Guide from Birth
through Grade 6 . ED 451 296/1 A Reading Autobiography . ED 450 348
Reading Behavior Adults ' Reading Practices and Activities : Age , Educational
and Occupational Effects .

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ISBN: MINN:30000010540338

Category: Education

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Using Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom

247 ) when in fact they were actually testing how well students could determine
the teachers ' expectations and ... often assume that training better readers ( i . e .
, raising scores on competency tests ) will result in a more literate populace . ...
254 ) She further explains that the social effects of classroom discussion and a
student ' s personal response to the text are the ingredients that produce literacy :
[ R ] eaders become literate not simply by learning literacy skills but by
participating in ...

Author: John H. Bushman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: UVA:X004910100

Category: Education

Page: 345

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This practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction they'll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it. Using a highly effective conversational tone, the book provides the latest information about young adult literature in a short, concisely written, classroom-oriented format. The authors show the busy English teacher how to accomplish four important teaching goals including life-long reading, reader response, teaching the classics, and reaching a diverse student population. NEW! Expanded section on Organizing Literature (Chapter 6)-Provides literature suggestions to incorporate its use in content area courses. NEW! Updated chapters on Diversity and Media in Young Adult Literature (Chapters 8 and 9)-Provides readers with information about the most current young adult literature and contains ready-made media activities that can be taken directly into the classroom. NEW! Three appendices designed to make the text as useful and accessible as possible-Provides general teaching information and supplements the young adult literature information given in the text. NEW! Statements from young adult authors-Designed to provide additional information and insight into reading and writing, so that readers can better understand the importance of young adult literature from the point of view of various authors.

Dissertation Abstracts International

The responses of Taiwanese adolescent girls to selected American short stories
for young adults . ... second language reading and learning theories , and
multicultural young adult literature , this study examined the students ' literary ...
Such a stance enabled them to enjoy the literary experience despite cultural
differences but also held the promise of potentially ... literacy implemented
through the reading instruction also had an influence on students ' literacy
development in English .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105123442514

Category: Dissertations, Academic

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Reading to Learn in the Content Areas

Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy , 42 : ( 4 ) , 265 – 269 . Salembier ...
Promoting the lifelong love of reading . ... Literary gift exchange . ... The effect of
topic knowledge on the predicted test questions of developmental college
readers .

Author: Judy S. Richardson

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39015059586753

Category: Content area reading

Page: 523

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This book offers comprehensive and complete coverage of content area reading and methods for any student age level, kindergarten through twelfth grade. The text perfectly illustrates how to apply reading methodology to subject area learning.

Content Area Literacy

The best young adult literature is historically accurate , but human drama is at the
forefront rather than places and dates ( Levstik , 1993 ) . ... The chance to
influence students ' lifelong love of reading as well as the potential to improve
their concept ... outpaced a group of their peers engaged in textbook study of
China on an 88 - item concept acquisition test ( Guzzetti ... sources , taking notes ,
and synthesizing information , they are unlikely to learn these crucial skills
without practice .

Author: John E. Readence

Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

ISBN: 0787276480

Category: Content area reading.

Page: 339

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Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts

CONCLUSIONS Research on adult literacy learning , if it to inform adult
instruction , must become more focused on ... a pattern can be discerned wherein
the best readers are able to transfer their school - based skills to adult reading
tasks , the ... school reading instruction has , for at least the past century , been
constructed around “ good literature , " leaving most ... So long as reading
instruction and reading assessment are mired in grade level equivalents ,
readability indexes , and ...

Author: James Flood

Publisher: Macmillan Library Reference

ISBN: 0029223822

Category: Education

Page: 888

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Jointly sponsored by the International Reading Assn. and the Natl. Council of Teachers of English, the Handbook contains some 70 original articles by authorities in the field of language arts. The articles are organized into five sections: theoretical bases for English language arts teaching, method

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

The Development of the Text Reception Threshold Test : A Visual Analogue of
the Speech Reception Threshold Test ... And Commercial Memorability ;
LL01593 Reading After PISA : Reading , Reading , Reading ; LL00695 Love
Takes a Detour . ... of literacy in book talk discussions ; LL00413 Elementary
School EFL Learners ' Vocabulary Learning : The Effects of ... From Competently
Reading Adults ? ; LL02090 Bilingual Children ' s Language Abilities and Early
Reading Outcomes ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015079657410

Category: Language and languages

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Instructional Methods for Secondary Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

The adult sequelae of a childhood diagnosis of attention - deficit / hyperactivity
disorder : A review of the literature for the past decade . ... Quality of life issues in
social skills assessment of persons with disabilities . Education and ... Sentence
combining as a curricular activity : Its effect on written language development and
reading comprehension . ... Learning to love reading : Interviews with older
children and teens . Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy , 48 , 188 - 200 .
Strong , W ...

Author: Patrick J. Schloss

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UVA:X030113506

Category: Education

Page: 416

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This book presents teaching principles useful to general high school educators and special educators working with students demonstrating a variety of academic, behavioral, and social needs in secondary schools. Instructional Methods for Adolescents with Learning and Behavior Problems continues to fill a void in the textbook arena by presenting a comprehensive package of teaching techniques useful in helping secondary special educators develop and implement instruction that is appropriate for all students. The diversity of the needs of secondary students with disabilities and the challenge of providing appropriate educational services in general education settings places unique demands on students and their teachers, and this text provides much-needed information and support.

Reaching Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Author: Edward T. Sullivan

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: UOM:39015055453453

Category: Education

Page: 121

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Offers strategies, tools, and resources to encourage a love of reading in capable but reluctant youth and includes profiles of books appropriate for young adults and lists of books culturally relevant to Asian, Black, and Latino readers.

Learning and Leading with Technology

For example , before high - stakes testing , describe things students can do
before and during the test to ease anxiety and ... Highlighting authors of
children's and young adult literature . ... Linking to reading lists and highquality
literacy sites . ... Literacy Because today's school LMCs grew out of school
libraries , and because reading is so important to the ... and increase
comprehension , the school LMC gives students a place to practice what they
learn with materials they enjoy .

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ISBN: UVA:X030297679

Category: Computer literacy

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Literacy Development in the Early Years

The child creates the story by reading the pictures , some of which are intricate .
... In addition to these categories of books , young children enjoy joke and riddle
books ; participation books , which ... How children live and learn at home and in
the classroom ultimately determines whether they will live their lives as literate or
... The role of teachers in stimulating voluntary reading among children and
young people is . . . potentially the most powerful of all adult influences upon the
young ...

Author: Lesley Mandel Morrow

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ISBN: UOM:39015014551074

Category: Children

Page: 244

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Journal of Reading

There is no longer a question about the existence of a specific literature in adult
reading . ... Licensing and professional standards are as yet in the formative
stage , and testing and diagnosis of adult readers Adult Learning Association .

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ISBN: UOM:39015013019032

Category: Reading

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Journal of Youth Services in Libraries

If librarians see the encouragement of reading and the development of the
lifelong learner as important goals , they should ... These important literacy
activities can demonstrate the relevancy of reading proficiency in their lives .
Young adult fiction can provide scenarios that will teach problem solving and
coping mechanisms for life in an often - hostile society . ... reading promoted by
librarians skilled in book discussions and booktalks is the kind of reading that
raises test scores and ...

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ISBN: PSU:000052776014

Category: Children's libraries

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Early Years Non fiction

A Guide to Helping Young Researchers Use and Enjoy Information Texts
Margaret Mallett. Language and learning in the early years Some guiding
principles to inform non - fiction reading and writing Early - years ... with the world
around them and generating and testing their hypotheses about their
experiences and observations , young children bring a ... teachers to build this
understanding because it will help them to play their part in developing early
years practice rather than being ...

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415253373

Category: Education

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This lively and informative text examines children's first experience of non-fiction during the pre-school and foundation years. Its careful consideration of different kinds of quality non-fiction, including books, posters, charts and computer software will provide a helpful framework from which Early Years teachers can work. The book offers a rich resource of information, with illustrative case studies and many examples of children's responses to non-fiction, providing: coverage of pre-school and foundation years for children up to 6 years of age, references to research findings on the place of non-fiction in early years, and references to The National Literacy Strategy, Early Learning Goals, and the National Curriculum for English.

School for Young Children

... and the zoo . 4 . Find the Concepts about Print Test by Marie Clay and give the
Sand test to three children ages 4 , 5 , and 6 . ... Briggs , C . , and C . Elkind , “
Characteristics of Early Readers , ” Perceptual and Motor Skills , 44 ( 1977 ) . ...
Glazer , J . L . , “ Reading Aloud to Young Children , ” Learning to Love Literature
( L . L . Larnme , ed . ) . Urbana , Ill ... Herrell , A . , A Child and an Adult Interact
with a Book : The Effects on Language and Literacy in Kindergarten .
Tallahassee , Fla .

Author: Charles H. Wolfgang

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UVA:X004192040

Category: Education

Page: 260

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What is the definition of play and the play curriculum? Whattools and means are used to assess play development? How is a play classroom organized? What is the role of the teacher or caregiver in the play process? These are the fourfundamental questions addressed by Wolfgang and Wolfgang in this practical, hands-onbook. This clearly written, practical book focuses on teaching young children through a play curriculum. Utilizing methods and techniques that are solidly based in developmentally- appropriate theory and research, the text omits large sections of abstract theoretical material so as to encourage the practical application of concepts. Moreover, most chapters provide a list of practical activities, enabling readers to apply chapter ideas to real-life situations. Charts, classroom maps, checklist of materials, and new assessment instruments enable readers to easily apply the educational principles and practices. Early childhood educators, administrators, school counselors, day care workers, and parents.