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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Learning Together About Tiered Instruction for Struggling Readers

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > Overview & Tools

Use this in-service planner to organize a session for teachers to learn about the role of assessment, importance of using explicit comprehension strategies, and planning interventions matched to...

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Using Data: Student Work Review and Planning Protocol

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > Overview & Tools

This protocol can be used by reading specialists and language arts coordinators to help teachers review student progress and use data to plan instructional interventions for struggling...

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Conducting a Self-Assessment of Adolescent Literacy Intervention Opportunities

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > Overview & Tools

Principals and reading specialists are encouraged to use this tool to assess the status of their school’s adolescent literacy intervention opportunities for the purpose of strengthening the...

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Learning Together About Engaging Text Discussion

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Overview & Tools

Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use these exercises to provide in-service training about extended text discussion. During this session, teachers will work in the larger...

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Observation Tool: Using Text Discussion to Further Reading Comprehension

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Overview & Tools

A teacher or teacher trainer can use this tool to observe a colleague or video of a classroom discussion and reflect on key elements for preparing students for text discussion. Related Media and...

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Planning for Engaging Text Discussions

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Overview & Tools

Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use this planner to provide in-service training on facilitating text discussion. During this session, teachers will view or listen to four...

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Instruction Planner: Using Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Overview & Tools

A curriculum coach may use this planning tool to facilitate a workshop with teachers. Teachers will consider how graphic organizers can help students use comprehension strategies by engaging in a...

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Teacher Self-Assessment: Teaching Comprehension Strategies

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Overview & Tools

Staff developers can use this assessment form to help teachers reflect on ways they are providing comprehension strategy instruction in content area lessons. Related Media and...

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Learning Together About Comprehension Strategy Instruction

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Overview & Tools

Use this discussion framework to provide in-service training on teaching comprehension strategies. During this session, teachers will work in the larger group and in small groups to deepen their...

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Choosing Texts for Comprehension Strategy Instruction

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Overview & Tools

Trainers, coaches, and lead teachers can use this tool to provide in-service training on teaching comprehension strategies. This tool will help teachers consider dimensions of expository and...

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Teacher Self-Assessment: Using Vocabulary Strategies

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > Overview & Tools

Reading specialists and language arts curriculum coordinators can use this tool to help teachers reflect on ways they are embedding vocabulary strategies into their content area lessons. In...

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Classroom Observation: Improving Vocabulary Instruction

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > Overview & Tools

This observation plan can be used to focus classroom observations and help content area teachers embed vocabulary strategies into regular classroom instruction. The observation tool offers...

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