ERIC Number: EJ672862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Effective Literacy Instruction for Adolescents.
Alvermann, Donna E.
Journal of Literacy Research, v34 n2 p189-208 Sum 2002
Discusses the importance of keeping adolescents' interests and needs foremost in mind when designing literacy instruction at the middle and high school level. Argues that effective adolescent literacy instruction must address issues of self-efficacy and student engagement with a variety of texts in diverse settings. Contends it must also attend to literacy demands of subject area classes, struggling readers, issues of critical literacy, and to participatory instructional approaches. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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