Effective Literacy Instruction for Adolescents

  title={Effective Literacy Instruction for Adolescents},
  author={Donna E. Alvermann},
  journal={Journal of Literacy Research},
  pages={189 - 208}
  • D. Alvermann
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Education
  • Journal of Literacy Research
This article, written for a general audience, focuses on the importance of keeping adolescents' interests and needs foremost in mind when designing literacy instruction at the middle and high school level. It is a slightly revised version of a position paper that the Board of Directors of the National Reading Conference (NRC) commissioned this past year to underscore the need to continue literacy instruction beyond the elementary grades. Posted originally to NRC's web page (http://nrc.oakland… 

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