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Reading Better, Reading Smarter: Designing Literature Lessons for Adolescents

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Wow, wow, and wow! At the time when we most need it, with the advent of the Common Core State Standards and in the midst of a documented crisis in adolescent literacy, here come Deborah Appleman and Michael Graves with a very smart, very practical, very flexible model for professional, responsive, critical teaching of reading called the SRE (Scaffolded Reading Experience). ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 7th 2011 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Nov 19, 2011 rated it liked it
When will I learn? Maybe I need a reminder. Maybe it needs to be placed on coins: In blurbs we don't trust. But I did here, to my regret.

In my defense, the blurbs were written by some of my favorite people in the field. For instance, the estimable Jeffrey D. Wilhelm outdid himself, blurbing, "Wow, wow, and wow! At the time when we most need it, with the advent of the Common Core State Standards and in the midst of a documented crisis in adolescent literacy, here come Deborah Appleman and Michael
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Deborah Appleman is the Hollis L. Caswell professor of educational studies and director of the Summer Writing Program at Carleton College. Professor Appleman’s recent research has focused on teaching college-level language and literature courses at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater for inmates who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education.

Deborah recently edited an anthology
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