5th Edition

Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts

Edited By Douglas Fisher, Diane Lapp Copyright 2024
    386 Pages 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    386 Pages 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Now in its fifth edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts--sponsored by the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English--remains at the forefront in bringing together prominent scholars, researchers, and professional leaders to offer an integrated perspective on teaching the English language arts and a comprehensive overview of research in the field. Reflecting important developments since the publication of the fourth edition in 2017, this new edition is streamlined and completely restructured around "big ideas" in the field related to theoretical and research foundations, learners in context, and new literacies. Addressing all the language arts within a holistic perspective (speaking/listening, viewing, language, writing, reading), it covers new and important topics, such as online learning, multimodalities, culturally responsive learning, and more.


    Section I

    The Language Arts

    Chapter 1

    An International Focus of Language Arts Literacy

    Chapter 2

    The Power of Language

    Chapter 3

    Reading Instruction across Preschool Through Grade 12

    Chapter 4

    Writing Instruction: Evidence Based Practices and Critical Perspectives

    Chapter 5

    Teaching Multimodal and Digital Literacies

    Chapter 6

    Research in Children’s Literature

    Chapter 7

    Adolescent Literature Comes of Age


    Section II

    Equity, Identity, and Belonging in the Classroom

    Chapter 8

    Cultivating Equitable Language Arts Practices

    Chapter 9

    Multilingual Learners Extending to "Multiculturating": Enacting Complex Linguistically and Culturally Enriched Teaching

    Chapter 10

    Literacy Development for Students with Disabilities

    Chapter 11

    Student Agency in the Adaptive Classroom

    Chapter 12

    Identity Safe Schools


    Section III

    Influences on Learning the Language Arts

    Chapter 13

    Roles of Motivation and Engagement in Teaching the English Language Arts

    Chapter 14

    Assessment in Language Arts Classrooms

    Chapter 15

    Self-Regulation and Executive Function in Language Arts Learning

    Epilogue and New Directions

    State of the Field: The Research We Have, Research We Need



    Douglas Fisher is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University, USA.

    Diane Lapp is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Department of Teacher Education at San Diego State University, USA.

    Both Lapp and Fisher are teacher leaders at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego, CA.