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Reading & Writing & Teens: A Parentís Guide to Adolescent Literacy
by Cathy Fleischer, Ph.D.
|Grades||6 – 12|
In Reading and Writing and Teens: A Parentís Guide to Adolescent Literacy, Cathy Fleischer, an English professor and mother of teenagers, helps navigate through the sometimes overwhelming messages you hear about adolescents and literacy. In clear and compelling language, she explains what current research tells us about reading, writing, technology, and standards and testingóand gives specific suggestions for what you can do to help your son or daughter succeed, both in school and outside the classroom.
Fleischer, Cathy.†† Reading & Writing & Teens: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Literacy.† Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2010.
Grades 11 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Writing professional reviews teaches students to understand audience, content, and publication guidelines. In this lesson, students put these into practice as professional writers critiquing, designing, and publishing reviews on Amazon.com.