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Forthcoming Books

  1. Teaching the Common Core Literature Standards in Grades 2–5

    Strategies, Mentor Texts, and Units of Study

    By Lisa Morris

    Shifting your literature instruction to meet the Common Core can be tricky. The standards are specific about how students should analyze characters, themes, point of view, and more. In this new book, Lisa Morris makes it easy by taking you through the standards and offering tons of practical...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts

    Sponsored by the International Reading Association

    By James Flood, Diane Lapp, Shirley Brice Heath

    In an era characterized by the rapid evolution of the concept of literacy, the Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts focuses on multiple ways in which learners gain access to knowledge and skills. The handbook explores the possibilities of broadening...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Arts Education and Literacies

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Argument Writing Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts in Grades 6-8

    By Sean Ruday

    In order for students to write effective arguments, they need to read good arguments. In this practical book, you’ll find out how to use mentor texts to make writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful. Author Sean Ruday demonstrates how you can teach middle school students to...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. DIY Project Based Learning for ELA and History

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning in ELA and History, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Literacy and Education

    Policy, Practice and Public Opinion

    By Uta Papen

    Literacy is a perennial ‘hot topic’ in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ‘literacy crisis’ are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Story Performance Handbook

    By R. Craig Roney

    The Story Performance Handbook provides specific, detailed information to help adults develop basic skills in reading aloud, mediated storytelling, and storytelling. Organized sequentially, each chapter moves the reader from the easiest (reading aloud picture books) to the most difficult (creating...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Literacy, Place, and Pedagogies of Possibility

    By Barbara Comber

    Series: Expanding Literacies in Education

    How can teachers ensure a pedagogy of possibility underpinned by social justice, and what has literacy got to do with this? This book explores the positive synergies between critical literacy and place-conscious pedagogy. Through rich classroom research it introduces and demonstrates how a...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Figurative Language and Cognitive Science

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

    Edited by Richard P. Honeck

    The articles in this special issue focus on experimental psychological, neuropsychological, and computer-based approaches to figurative language, suggesting the enormous impact of cognitive science on our understanding of figurative language. Where, exactly, does figurative language fit in the...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception

    Proceedings of A Conference To Honor Alvin M. Liberman

    Edited by Michael Studdert-Kennedy, Ignatius G. Mattingly

    A compilation of the proceedings of a conference held to honor Alvin M. Liberman for his outstanding contributions to research in speech perception, this volume deals with two closely related and controversial proposals for which Liberman and his colleagues at Haskins Laboratories have argued...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press