Engaging adolescents in literacy learning

Abadiano, Helen R.; Turner, Jesse
January 2006
New England Reading Association Journal;2006, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p60
Academic Journal
Discusses the studies "The Construction of Meaning and Identity in the Composition of Reading of an Architectural Text" and "Stirring Up Justice: Adolescents Reading, Writing, and Changing the World," which provide opportunities to reflect on the complexity of adolescent literacy, understand the development of adolescent readers and writers and discover ways to engage adolescents in literacy learning. Types of tools identified in architectural text study that may be employed in the production of a text; Success of the students who participated in the implementation of the unit Stirring Up Justice in exploring issues of activism and progressive social change.


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