Differentiated Literacy Strategies 7-12

For Student Growth and Achievement in Grades 7-12

By: Gayle H. Gregory and Lin Kuzmich. 2005

From best-selling authors Gayle Gregory and Lin Kuzmich comes a versatile handbook for middle school and high school educators who need to differentiate literacy instruction for adolescent and teen learners at different stages of development along the literacy continuum.
Covering the relevant brain research and specific instructional and assessment strategies for teens, this book pays special attention to hooks that appeal to older learners with varying degrees of skills and competencies.
Containing more than 100 planning models, checklists, rubrics, choice boards, lesson plans, and more, this book will aid teachers in:

  • Pre-assessing adolescent and teen learners for literacy skills and competencies
  • Selecting and differentiating an array of instructional strategies appropriate for specific learner needs
  • Using literacy models that can accelerate learning to help diverse learners grow as fast and as far as they can in literacy

Written for classroom teachers, reading specialists, curriculum developers, and instructional leaders, this one-stop source provides an expert guide to working with all of today's adolescent and teen learners, whether struggling, gifted, emerging, developing, or dealing with learning disabilities.