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Teaching reading to black adolescent males; closing the achievement gap.



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Teaching reading to black adolescent males; closing the achievement gap.

Tatum, Alfred W.

Stenhouse Publishers

2005

165 pages

$17.50

Paperback

LC2779

Tatum (literacy education, Northern Illinois For the university, see Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois is a region generally covering the northern third of the U.S. state of Illinois. Economics
 U.) uses his own experiences as a black child, middle school teacher, reading specialist in an urban elementary school elementary school: see school. , and staff developer to describe how to rethink re·think  
tr. & intr.v. re·thought , re·think·ing, re·thinks
To reconsider (something) or to involve oneself in reconsideration.



re
 literacy instruction and improve learning, therefore creating better societal so·ci·e·tal  
adj.
Of or relating to the structure, organization, or functioning of society.



so·cie·tal·ly adv.

Adj.
 options for black males. He discusses changes in adolescence adolescence, time of life from onset of puberty to full adulthood. The exact period of adolescence, which varies from person to person, falls approximately between the ages 12 and 20 and encompasses both physiological and psychological changes.  that affect literacy development, the effect of turmoil in urban centers and how accounts can be used to reach students, and the reading achievement gap. He explains concepts of literacy instruction, curriculum orientation, and culturally responsive pedagogy, and specific methods for instruction, text discussion, and assessment. He concludes with a discussion of professional development. No index is provided.

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