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Tutoring Adolescent Literacy Learners: A Guide for Volunteers (Solving Problems in Teaching of Literacy)

ISBN13: 9781593851293
ISBN: 1593851294
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $30.0
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 176
Average Goodreads rating: 4.00/5 (2 ratings)

Filling a key need among educators and literacy volunteers, this is the first hands-on guide for tutoring students with literacy difficulties in grades 6-12. Grounded in the most current literacy research, the book reflects the authors' 25+ years of combined experience working with tutoring programs. Every page features practical ideas for carrying out the entire process of tutoring: assessing teenagers' strengths, weaknesses, and interests; selecting appropriate, engaging materials; and fostering development in comprehension, word study, fluency, and composition. Special features include concrete examples and activities from over 20 tutors; a Q&A chapter on dealing with frequently encountered problems; and reproducible planning forms in a large, ready-to-use format.