Adolescents and Literacy: Reading for the 21st CenturyDownload
Examines the reliable, empirical research that exists on how to improve the literacy of children in grades four through 12. It brings together the key findings of the best available research on issues related to adolescent literacy. It also offers policymakers and the public a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities that confront the nation as it begins to work to improve the literacy levels of older children. The report demonstrates that we already know a great deal about reading comprehension and about effective methods for helping students of all ages become better readers.
Citation: Kamil, Michael L., Adolescents and Literacy: Reading for the 21st Century (Alliance for Excellent Education, 2003.)