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Title Bridging the literacy achievement gap, grades 4-12 / edited by Dorothy S. Strickland and Donna Alvermann ; foreword by Ronald F. Ferguson.
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, [2004]
©2004

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  LB1631 .B7644 2004    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  LB1631 .B7644 2004    AVAILABLE  
Series Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Language arts (Secondary) -- United States.
English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Alt Name Strickland, Dorothy S.
Alvermann, Donna E.
Description ix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents Reconceptualizing the literacy learning of Latino students / Robert T. Jiménez -- Coming of age in working-poor America: lessons from ethnography and teaching / Deborah Hicks -- Improving reading achievement in secondary schools: structures and reforms / Timothy Shanahan -- Motivation for reading during the early adolescent and adolescent years / Allan Wigfield -- African American students and literacy / Carol D. Lee -- Improving literacy skills of at-risk adolescents: a schoolwide response / Donald D. Deshler, Jean B. Schumaker, and Susan K. Woodruff -- Strategies to accelerate reading success (STARS) in the middle grades / Christy J. Falba and Ralph E. Reynolds -- Literacy as the key to academic success and educational reform / Fred Carrigg and Margaret Honey -- Five years later: the outcomes of a schoolwide approach to increasing achievement in an urban high school / Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Douglas Williams -- Improving literacy through professional development: success and sustainability in a middle school / Tamara L. Jetton and Janice A. Dole -- Project CRISS: reading, writing, and learning in the content subjects / Carol M. Santa -- Apprenticing urban youth to science literacy / Cynthia Greenleaf, Willard Brown, and Cindy Litman -- Explaining explanations: developing scientific literacy in middle school project-based science reforms / Elizabeth Birr Moje ...[et al.] -- The talent development literacy program for poorly prepared high school students / James McPartland, Robert Balfanz, and Alta Shaw -- Sample activities for teachers: in classrooms, schools, and communities / Nora E. Hyland.
Understanding the literacy achievement gap : learners and context -- Addressing the literacy achievement gap : promising practices.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0807744875 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807744867 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 54103886
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Ronald F. Ferguson 
 Learning and teaching literacy in grades 4-12 : issues and challenges / Dorothy S. Strickland, Donna E. Alvermann1
Pt. IUnderstanding the literacy achievement gap : learners and context15
1Reconceptualizing the literacy learning of Latino students / Robert T. Jimenez17
2Coming of age in working-poor America : lessons from ethnography and teaching / Deborah Hicks30
3Improving reading achievement in secondary schools : structures and reforms / Timothy Shanahan43
4Motivation for reading during the early adolescent and adolescent years / Allan Wigfield56
5African American students and literacy / Carol D. Lee70
6Improving literacy skills of at-risk adolescents : a schoolwide response / Donald D. Deshler, Jean B. Schumaker, Susan K. Woodruff86
Pt. IIAddressing the literacy achievement gap : promising practices107
7Strategies to accelerate reading success (STARS) in the middle grades / Christy J. Falba, Ralph E. Reynolds109
8Literacy as the key to academic success and educational reform / Fred Carrigg, Margaret Honey126
9Five years later : the outcomes of a schoolwide approach to increasing achievement in an urban high school / Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Douglas Williams147
10Improving literacy through professional development : success and sustainability in a middle school / Tamara L. Jetton, Janice A. Dole164
11Project CRISS : reading, writing, and learning in the content subjects / Carol M. Santa183
12Apprenticing urban youth to science literacy / Cynthia Greenleaf, Willard Brown, Cindy Litman200
13Explaining explanations : developing scientific literacy in middle school project-based science reforms / Elizabeth Birr Moje, Deborah Peek-Brown, LeeAnn M. Sutherland, Ronald W. Marx, Phyllis Blumenfeld, Joseph Krajcik227
14The talent development literacy program for poorly prepared high school students / James McPartland, Robert Balfanz, Alta Shaw252
15Sample activities for teachers : in classrooms, schools, and communities / Nara E. Hyland266