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Literacy behind Bars


Literacy behind Bars

Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults

von: Mary E. Styslinger, Karen Gavigan, Kendra Albright

54,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 18.01.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781442269262
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 108

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<span><span>Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults </span><span>is a practical resource for teachers, librarians, administrators, and community stakeholders who work with incarcerated youth and adults. The book includes examples of authentic literacy practices that have been successfully used with those incarcerated around the nation. These include: </span></span>
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<ul>
<li><span>creating graphic novels,</span></li>
<li><span>book clubs,</span></li>
<li><span>writing about gang life,</span></li>
<li><span>reading buddies,</span></li>
<li><span>urban literature</span></li>
<li><span>developing a writing workshop</span></li>
<li><span>establishing a school library</span></li>
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<span><span>Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults </span><span>is a practical resource for teachers, librarians, administrators, and community stakeholders who work with incarcerated youth and adults. The book includes examples of authentic literacy practices that have been successfully used with those incarcerated around the nation.</span></span>
<span><span>Foreword</span></span>
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<span><span>Acknowledgements</span></span>
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<span><span>List of Figures</span></span>
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<span><span>List of Tables</span></span>
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<span><span>Preface</span></span>
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<span><span>Part I. Supporting Writers</span></span>
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<span><span>1.Word by Word: Teaching Poetic Economy Behind Bars<br> Deborah Appleman</span></span>
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<span><span>2.Teaching to the Heart: Fostering Empathy through Writing Workshop<br> Timothy R. Bunch</span></span>
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<span><span>3.Composing Public Service Announcements: Using Digital Mentor Texts to <br> Support Student Writers in a Juvenile Detention Facility<br> Kristine E. Pytash<br>4. Writing About the Secrets of Gang Life<br> Kendra S. Albright</span></span>
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<span><span>Part II. Encouraging Readers </span></span>
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<span><span>5. Call-and-Responsive Reading: Street Literature as Agency for Incarcerated Readers<br> Vanessa Irvin </span></span>
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<span><span>6. Books Behind the Fence</span></span>
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<span><span> Susan McNair</span></span>
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<span><span>7. Creating a Community of Writers Using Graphic Novels</span></span>
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<span><span>Karen W. Gavigan</span></span>
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<span><span>8. The Places We Can Go: Book Clubs for Social Justice<br>Jennifer L. Doyle, Elizabeth M. Bemiss, Mary E. Styslinger</span></span>
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<span><span>Part III. Inspiring Partnerships</span></span>
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<span><span>9. Theme for English B: Teaching and Learning with Incarcerated Youth</span></span>
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<span><span>Peter Williamson, Megan Mercurio, Constance Walker</span></span>
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<span><span>10. Reading Buddies: A School-University Partnership<br> Mary E. Styslinger, Timothy R. Bunch</span></span>
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<span><span>11. Building Bridges Across the Disciplines: Professional Development Behind the <br> Fence<br> Victoria A. Oglan, Janie R. Goodman</span></span>
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<span><span>About the Editors and Contributors</span></span>
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<span><span>Index</span></span>
<span><span>Mary E. Styslinger</span><span> is an associate professor of English and literacy education at the University of South Carolina where she directs the Midlands Writing Project. Her research</span><span> interests include </span><span>interweaving literacy into the English curriculum and serving marginalized and at-risk youth; she has published articles in </span><span>English Journal</span><span>, </span><span>Voices from the Middle</span><span>, </span><span>Language Arts</span><span>, </span><span>Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy</span><span>, and </span><span>Kappan.</span><span><br><br></span><span>Karen Gavigan </span><span>is an associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. She and Mindy Tomasevich are co-authors of </span><span>Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12</span><span> (Libraries Unlimited), and Karen and Kendra Albright are co-editors of the graphic novel, </span><span>AIDS in the End Zone. </span><span><br><br></span><span>Kendra Albright</span><span> is Professor and Director of the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University and Editor of </span><span>Libri</span><span>, International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies. Dr. Albright’s interdisciplinary research addresses issues of information ethics and social justice for minority and disenfranchised populations.</span><span> </span></span>

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