Building Academic Literacy: Lessons from Reading Apprenticeship Classrooms,
Grades 6-12, features pieces by five middle and high school teachers working with the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework introduced in Reading for Understanding
, (Schoenbach, et al, Jossey-Bass, 1999). Filled with instructional tips, lesson plans, and curriculum resources, this book offers guidance on conducting Academic Literacy courses as well as readings from a companion student book Building Academic Literacy: An Anthology for Reading Apprenticeship
. It can serve as an excellent resource for any content area teacher, grades 6-12, looking for classroom-based ideas to motivate adolescents in becoming more active, engaged and strategic readers.