Secondary Instruction: Does Literacy Fit In?

Lester, Julie H.
February 2000
High School Journal;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p10
Academic Journal
Presents a study whether literacy fits into the content instruction in high school classrooms in the United States. Definition of literacy instruction; Reasons for literacy instruction as a least priority in secondary instruction; Implications of literacy instruction for teaching.


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