English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • From Me to We

    Using Narrative Nonfiction to Broaden Student Perspectives

    By Jason Griffith

    With this practical book, you’ll learn effective ways to engage students in reading and writing by teaching them narrative nonfiction. By engaging adolescents in narrative, literary, or creative nonfiction, they can cultivate a greater understanding of themselves, the world around them, and what it…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources

    Edited by Sue Nichols, Collette Snowden

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources explores how languages and literacies are implicated in the complex relationship between place and mobility. It is a book that represents the next wave in literacy studies in which theories of mobility, networking and globalisation have…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Acting It Out

    Using Drama in the Classroom to Improve Student Engagement, Reading, and Critical Thinking

    By Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, Mary T. Christel

    In Acting It Out, you’ll discover how to use drama in your ELA and social studies classrooms to boost student participation and foster critical thinking. With years of experience supervising arts integration programs in Chicago Public Schools, authors Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, and Mary T.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms

    By Robert Fecho, Jennifer Clifton

    Drawing on Dialogical Self Theory, this book presents a new framework for social and cultural identity construction in the literacy classroom, offering possibilities for how teachers might adjust their pedagogy to better support the range of cultural stances present in all classrooms. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • The Flexible ELA Classroom

    Practical Tools for Differentiated Instruction in Grades 4-8

    By Amber Chandler

    Find out how to differentiate your middle school ELA instruction so that all students can become better readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Author Amber Chandler invites you into her classroom and shows how you can adjust your lessons to suit different learning needs while still meeting state…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Crag Allen Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability

    By Sarah Donovan

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Reading Students’ Lives

    Literacy Learning across Time

    By Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Reading Students’ Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students’ lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculum

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling

    Ideologies in Practice

    By Carolyn McKinney

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Creating a Multivocal Self

    Autoethnography as Method

    By Julie Choi

    Showcasing a new methodology in language learning and identity research, this carefully conceptualized, innovative book explicates the use of autoethnography as a way of re-imagining one’s sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A key work for researchers and students in Applied Linguistics and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

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