Humanities instruction for adolescent literacy learners.

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(from the chapter) Goals of this chapter include the following: To provide several definitions of the term humanities to demonstrate what various conceptions have in common, as well as how they differ; To describe the characteristics of various models of humanities instruction and explain the benefits of these approaches for adolescent literacy learners; To describe a set of best practices in adolescent literacy for humanities classrooms; To propose several avenues for further research related to literacy instruction for adolescents in humanities classes. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBest practices in adolescent literacy instruction.
EditorsArmbruster Anstead Aschbacher, Buehl, Cliff, Cushman, de Tocqueville, Dodge, Hoffman, Hynd, Jacobs, Jorgensen, Kist, Lee, McKenzie, Miller, Putnam, Sandmann, Santa, Schaller, Sizer, Sizer, Smith, Stahl, Stone, Sweet, Topping, Tredway, Wiggins, Wineburg
Place of PublicationNew York, NY, US
PublisherGuilford Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)1-59385-692-X (Paperback)
StatePublished - 2008

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NameBest practices in adolescent literacy instruction.


  • *Humanities
  • *Literacy
  • *Teaching
  • Adolescent Development
  • Literacy Programs


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