All of us who have taught older students with severe literacy issues can identify with these challenges and appreciate the strategies that Beth Morrow offers in this article. Ms. Morrow also teaches ELL students at this level and has to face daily decisions ---literacy skills? content knowledge? She suggests 7 practices that will definitely improve literacy and ease anxiety.
Excellent article! Not to be missed. Have you used any of these practices before in your classes? Share your comments below. Offer other ideas to colleagues as well.
Seven Considerations When Developing Adolescent Literacy. Beth Morrow. 9.16.14. ASCD IN SERVICE