Adolescent Literacy

Explore resources designed to improve literacy instruction in middle and high school.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices.

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ACCESS Class Weekly Record and Program Overview

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > See How It Works

A school teacher uses this template designed by Jim Burke to help students who struggle with reading get organized, motivated, and set weekly academic goals. Learn more about her approach in the...

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Planning for Student Success

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > See How It Works

Pocomoke Middle School uses a collaborative assessment approach to ensure high-quality, schoolwide literacy instruction, team monitoring of student progress, and ongoing data sharing among teaching...

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Reciprocal Teaching Roles

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works

This student handout contains a summary of the four Reciprocal Teaching roles that teacher Suzanne Herko refers to at the beginning of Reciprocal Teaching in High School. Related Media and...

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Literature Circles Lesson Plan and Materials

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > See How It Works

This set of materials, provided by Rebecca Wieder, includes a lesson plan for literature circles as well as the following materials for students: a description of student roles in literature...

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Understanding Stories: Questions, Connections, and Visualizations

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works

High school English teacher Lori Manning uses these instructional materials to scaffold student text comprehension. Materials include a list of text comprehension questions; graphic organizers used...

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Graphic Organizer Examples

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works

View a collection of graphic organizers used across grade levels and content areas in middle and high school classrooms. The collection includes examples of visual aids teachers use to help...

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Classroom "Do Now" and "Exit Tickets"

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works

This student handout contains the "Do Now" and "Exit Ticket" exercises that students complete at the beginning and end of Megan Montgomery's social studies class (I Do, We Do, You Do) each day for...

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Four Dimensions of Reading Apprenticeship

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > See How It Works

The countywide professional development program provided at Saline and Three Fires Middle Schools focuses on implementing and integrating four interacting dimensions of classroom life that support...

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ACCESS Class Vocabulary Chart

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > See How It Works

A reading intervention teacher, uses this vocabulary chart to provide students with a structure for learning word meaning. Watch the presentation in the "See How" section of the "Intensive...

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Content Area Vocabulary: Activities Packet

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > See How It Works

View a resource packet illustrating activities and materials used by Pocomoke Middle School staff to teach vocabulary in the content areas, including examples from social studies, math, science,...

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Greek Myths: Vocabulary Lesson, Word List, and Riddle Poems

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > See How It Works

Download the lesson plan that the seventh-grade language arts teacher follows in the presentation, Greek Myths: Understanding Word Roots and Meanings. A vocabulary word list, word assignment and...

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Middle School Math: Vocabulary Building Lesson and Related Materials

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > See How It Works

View a lesson plan used by a seventh-grade teacher to integrate vocabulary games into math instruction. Also included are a PowerPoint for teaching math-related vocabulary words and a handout...

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