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  • The Social Construction of Meaning

    Reading literature in urban English classrooms

    By John Yandell

    This book takes a fresh look at secondary urban English classrooms and at what happens when students and their teachers explore literature collaboratively. By closely examining what happens in English lessons, minute by minute, it reveals how literary texts function not as a valorised heritage to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Years

    A Framework for Enhancing Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement

    By Sally Humphrey

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers’ understandings of how language functions in their academic disciplines. This framework—a 4 x 4 metalinguistic toolkit—is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies

    By Jennifer Clifton

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change—changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Grammar to Get Things Done

    A Practical Guide for Teachers Anchored in Real-World Usage

    By Darren Crovitz, Michelle D. Devereaux

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Grammar to Get Things Done offers a fresh lens on grammar and grammar instruction, designed for middle and secondary pre-service and in-service English teachers. It shows how form, function, and use can help teachers move…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge

  • Differentiated Literacy Instruction

    Assessing, Grouping, Teaching

    By Julie W. Ankrum

    The goal of this book is to answer the question What is differentiated instruction? It offers pre-service and in-service teachers the background and foundational skills they will need to understand, plan for, and achieve effective differentiated literacy instruction in their classrooms, based on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Textual Analysis Made Easy

    Ready-to-Use Tools for Teachers, Grades 5-8

    By C. Brian Taylor

    In this new book, you’ll learn how to teach evidence-based writing using a variety of tools, activities, and sample literary texts. Showing elementary and middle school students how to think critically about what they’re reading can be a challenge, but author C. Brian Taylor makes it easy by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Dialoguing across Cultures, Identities, and Learning

    Crosscurrents and Complexities in Literacy Classrooms

    By Bob 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

  • 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 – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Crag 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 – 2016-08-29
    Routledge

  • Becoming an Outstanding English Teacher

    By Kate Sida-Nicholls

    Becoming an Outstanding English Teacher supports all English teachers in offering a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning that will stimulate and engage students in studying English. It offers practical strategies that can be used instantly in English lessons. The topics offer examples…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
    Routledge
    Becoming an Outstanding Teacher

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers

    Transitions from High School to College

    Edited by Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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