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A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students’ Needs
by National Council of Teachers of English
|Grades||5 – 12|
The purpose of this document is to provide a research-based resource for media, policymakers, and teachers that acknowledges the complexities of reading as a developmental process and addresses the needs of secondary readers and their teachers.
National Council of Teacher of English. May 2004. A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students' Needs. November 2009. Web. http://www.ncte.org/positions/statements/adolescentliteracy
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Deborah Appleman dismantles the traditional divide between secondary teachers of literature and teachers of reading and offers a variety of practical ways to teach reading within the context of literature classrooms.