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Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7–12
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Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7–12



October 2011 | 240 pages | Corwin
This book is an adaptation of Gregory's bestselling book Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades 7-12, revised'' to address the specific needs of English Language Learners. This is a ''versatile handbook for middle school and high school educators who need ''to differentiate literacy instruction for adolescent and teen ELL ''students at different stages of development along the literacy ''continuum. Covering the relevant brain research and specific ''instructional and assessment strategies for teens, this book pays ''special attention to hooks that appeal to older learners with varying ''degrees of skills and competencies. Written for classroom teachers, ''reading specialists, curriculum developers, and instructional leaders, ''this one-stop source provides an expert guide to working with all of ''today's adolescent and teen English Language Learners.
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
1. Accelerating Literacy Learning
 
2. Creating a Climate for Literacy Learning
 
3. Knowing the Adolescent Literacy Learner
 
4. Functional Literacy
 
5. Content-Area Literacy
 
6. Technological Literacy
 
7. Innovative Literacy
 
8. Managing Instruction in the Differentiated Literacy Classroom
 
References and Additional Resources
 
Index

"This book is a great resource for teachers who need to identify which types of English language learners will benefit from strategies without wasting time with strategies that will not produce results. Gregory and Burkman have created a resource that can be utilized in all classrooms regardless of language acquisition."

Amy Cunningham, Reading Specialist
Mansfield ISD, TX

"I absolutely loved this book and would put it in the hands of each of our teachers. The strategies and activities in the book are not only beneficial for second language learners, but for all students."

Cathy Bradshaw Hooper, Literacy Coordinator and Bilingual Director
Henderson Independent School District, TX

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