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Audrey Fielding, Ruth Schoenbach
Trade Paper: $22.00, 304 pages, Jossey-Bass, 2003

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Building Academic Literacy

An Anthology for Reading Apprenticeship

Whether for use with Unit 1 of the Reading Apprenticeship Academic Literacy Course or on its own, this themed anthology for middle and high school students invites them to explore topics related to literacy and its relevance to their lives and their futures. Featuring lively and inspiring essays, journalism, poetry, expository writing, and personal narratives, the volume contains selections at varied levels of reading difficulty and offers diverse cultural and historical perspectives. This anthology appeals to disengaged readers whether they are struggling or advanced and can serve as an invaluable resource in any English language arts classroom, grades 6-12.

This volume can also be used as a companion to Building Academic Literacy: Lessons From Reading Apprenticeship Classrooms, Grades 6-12.

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