This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. Readers explore a variety of innovative approaches that incorporate reading, writing, drama, talk, and multimedia in ways that recognize...
To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge
A Critical Inquiry Approach for 6-12 Classrooms, 2nd Edition
Timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive, this text directly supports pre-service and in-service teachers in developing curriculum and instruction that both addresses and exceeds the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Adopting a critical inquiry approach, it demonstrates how the...
To Be Published December 16th 2015 by Routledge
A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts
Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students...
Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge
A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide
How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for...
Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge
A Literacy Practices Approach for 6-12 Classrooms
As the new English Language Arts Common Core State Standards take hold across the United States, the need grows for pre-service and in-service teachers to be ready to develop curriculum and instruction that addresses their requirements. This timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive text directly meets...
Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge
Designed to introduce prospective English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms, this popular textbook explores a variety of innovative approaches that incorporate reading, writing, drama, talk, and media production. Each chapter is organized around...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
Negotiating Identities and Allegiances in Response to Multicultural Literature
This book examines how working-class high school students’ identity construction is continually mediated by discourses and cultural practices operating in their classroom, school, family, sports, community, and workplace worlds. Specifically, it addresses how responding to cultural...
Published July 27th 2007 by Routledge