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Real Life Literacy

Classroom tools that promote real-world reading and writing

This practical handbook shows teachers how to help students develop literacy skills they need in the real world, including:

  • writing and deciphering messages — phone messages, thank you notes, directions, and letters
  • making purchases — buying online, reading package labels, writing checks, writing an advertisement
  • decoding all kinds of schedules, timetables, and guides

Aimed at meeting the needs of a diverse range of students, the book explores personal planning tools in twenty-five lessons that make a connection between the classroom and everyday communication. This unique guide fills in the gaps missing from traditional language arts classes and makes valuable connections between school and the real world.



Author(s): Kathy Paterson

Pages: 128 Publication Date: 2006 ISBN: 9781551382043

Paper Price: $ 24.95
eBook Price: $ 21.95
Paper + eBook Price: $ 34.95
All orders receive a 10% discount