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Audrey Fielding, Ruth Schoenbach, Marean Jordan
Trade Paper: $25.00, 200 pages, Jossey-Bass, 2003

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Building Academic Literacy

Lessons from Reading Apprenticeship Classrooms, Grades 6–12

Filled with instructional tips, lesson plans, and curricular resources, this book provides guidance for conducting Academic Literacy courses built around the Reading Apprenticeship framework. It also describes how to make use of readings from a companion student book, Building Academic Literacy: An Anthology for Reading Apprenticeship, and features case examples from five middle school and high school teachers who have successfully applied the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework in diverse urban classrooms.

This book is a valuable resource for any subject area teacher, grades 6-12, looking for classroom-based ideas to motivate adolescents in becoming more engaged, strategic, and competent readers.

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