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Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7–12

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7–12

November 2012 | 240 pages | Corwin
This book is an adaptation of Gregory's bestselling book Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades 7-12, revised'' to address the specific needs of English Language Learners. This is a ''versatile handbook for middle school and high school educators who need ''to differentiate literacy instruction for adolescent and teen ELL ''students at different stages of development along the literacy ''continuum. Covering the relevant brain research and specific ''instructional and assessment strategies for teens, this book pays ''special attention to hooks that appeal to older learners with varying ''degrees of skills and competencies. Written for classroom teachers, ''reading specialists, curriculum developers, and instructional leaders, ''this one-stop source provides an expert guide to working with all of ''today's adolescent and teen English Language Learners.
About the Authors
1. Accelerating Literacy Learning
2. Creating a Climate for Literacy Learning
3. Knowing the Adolescent Literacy Learner
4. Functional Literacy
5. Content-Area Literacy
6. Technological Literacy
7. Innovative Literacy
8. Managing Instruction in the Differentiated Literacy Classroom
References and Additional Resources

"This book is a great resource for teachers who need to identify which types of English language learners will benefit from strategies without wasting time with strategies that will not produce results. Gregory and Burkman have created a resource that can be utilized in all classrooms regardless of language acquisition."

Amy Cunningham, Reading Specialist
Mansfield ISD, TX

"I absolutely loved this book and would put it in the hands of each of our teachers. The strategies and activities in the book are not only beneficial for second language learners, but for all students."

Cathy Bradshaw Hooper, Literacy Coordinator and Bilingual Director
Henderson Independent School District, TX

Gayle H. Gregory

Gayle H. Gregory is first and foremost a teacher, having experienced teaching and learning in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, community colleges, and universities. She has had extensive district-wide experience as a curriculum consultant and staff development coordinator. Gayle was principal/course director at York University for the Faculty of Education, teaching in the teacher education program.Her areas of expertise include brain-compatible learning, differentiated instructional and assessment strategies, block scheduling, emotional intelligence, student motivation, RTI Tier One, collaborative learning, common core, renewal... More About Author

Amy Jo Burkman

Amy Burkman is an Associate Professor at American Public University. She has served as a provider of professional development for the Education Service Center for Region 11 and several school districts within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Burkman received a Master's Degree in Library Sciences from Texas Woman's University in 2002, where she was also inducted in Beta Phi Mu, the International Library & Information Studies Honor Society. She was awarded her doctorate from Texas Christian University in May 2009. Burkman is, and has been, active in many local, state, and national organizations. She currently reviews materials for... More About Author

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