Adolescent Literacy, Field Tested: Effective Solutions for by Sheri R. Parris, Douglas Fisher, Kathy Headley

By Sheri R. Parris, Douglas Fisher, Kathy Headley

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We can engage students in long-term investigations into topics that concern them, and they will amaze us with reports and presentations crafted for living audiences of their peers and their community. We call on our leaders to end reductive test preparation and help our schools live up to these challenges, but we’re not waiting around. We can start today! E x te n d Y our T h i n k i n g n How might I package the conclusions of the Writing Next report to convince my principal, school board, or community to support the conditions necessary to teach writing well, including smaller class size?

I gave this assignment to an eighth-grade class, producing with class members a letter of protest to the manufacturer of my car after the engine seized up. Customer service had assured me I was not covered, but our letter (sent via registered mail to the CEO of the company) produced reimbursement for my loss! A science class testing crackers for the presence of starch or sugar before and after partial digestion via immersion in saliva found that the crackers contained sugar, although the listed ingredients did not.

Tim confers with those students still needing to improve their responses. What were improved responses, though? ”), and fewer text edits (“Run-on sentence”). ”). ”). Rief (2003) scripts her middle-school peer conferences by having students who share consider the following points. You can help me by _________________________________. Tell me what phrases you hear, are surprised by, or stick with you (that I wrote). What questions come to mind (as I read to you)? What’s one suggestion you could give me (based on what I asked for as help)?

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