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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 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.