9780807758700-0807758701-Keep It R.E.A.L.!: Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy for Adolescent English Learners

Keep It R.E.A.L.!: Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy for Adolescent English Learners

ISBN-13: 9780807758700
ISBN-10: 0807758701
Author: Stewart, Mary Amanda
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Format: Paperback 168 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780807758700
ISBN-10: 0807758701
Author: Stewart, Mary Amanda
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Format: Paperback 168 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Stewart, Mary Amanda wrote Keep It R.E.A.L.!: Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy for Adolescent English Learners comprising 168 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0807758701 and 9780807758700. Since then Keep It R.E.A.L.!: Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy for Adolescent English Learners textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.30 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

This book introduces a set of pedagogical practices designed to assist adolescent English learners in developing their English skills in a way that honors and leverages their native languages and cultures.

Responding to the linguistic and educational diversity of adolescents, the R.E.A.L. (Relevant, Engaging, and Affirming Literacy) method offers teachers a range of scalable activities, reading lists, and other resources, along with numerous suggestions on how to adapt them for students’ particular needs. By sharing experiences from actual secondary English classes, Stewart presents diverse learners making meaningful connections to texts and responding through writing, speaking, and other artistic means. These students are developing high levels of literacy, English language skills, and even biliteracy through R.E.A.L. instruction that all English teachers can use.

Book Features:

  • Shows educators how to effectively engage middle and high school students through reading and responding to literature.
  • Provides creative solutions for centering students’ needs and interests within standards and other curricular restraints.
  • Brings together theory from reader response, second language acquisition, and bilingual research.
  • Written for all English language arts teachers and for all levels of adolescent ELs―beginners to advanced students.
  • Considers ELs’ full literacy development in all of their languages, not just English.
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