Edge 2014 B: Complex Text Library Single-Copy Set

  • AUTHORS: David W Moore; Deborah J Short; Michael W Smith; Alfred W Tatum
  • ISBN-13: 9781285846514 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 1 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

1 copy each of 7 Titles.

Features

  • Reading, writing and language instruction working together to accelerate achievement.
  • Comprehensive instruction and accessible content delivered in overlapping levels make it possible to meet English learners and struggling readers at their language and reading levels, and rapidly move them to grade-level performance.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • David W Moore

    Professor of Education Arizona State University Dr. David Moore taught high school social students and reading in Arizona public schools before entering college teaching. He currently teaches secondary school teacher preparation courses in adolescent literacy. He co-chaired the International Reading Association’s Commission on Adolescent Literacy and is actively involved with several professional associations. His twenty-five year publication record balances research reports, professional articles, book chapters, and books. Noteworthy publications include the International Reading Association position statement on adolescent literacy and the Handbook of the Reading Research chapter on secondary school reading. Recent books include Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading (2nd ed.) and Principled Practices for Adolescent Literacy.

    Dr. Moore's monographs include: Direct Instruction: Targeted Strategies for Student Success, Robust Vocabulary Instruction, Build Reading Power: Strategies for Comprehension, and Reading Comprehension Strategies, Why Vocabulary Instruction Matters, Science through Literacy, and Supporting Geography Learners with Texts.

  • Deborah J Short

    Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

    Dr. Short's monographs include: Extend Your Students’ Reach and Move Them Toward Independence, Base Your ESL Instruction in the Content Areas, Reach for the Common Core, Structural Supports for English Learners, Comprehensive and Responsive Assessment, and Developing Academic Literacy in Adolescents.

  • Michael W Smith

    Professor, College of Education Temple University Dr. Michael Smith joined the ranks of college teachers after eleven years of teaching high school English. He has won awards for his teaching at both the high school and college levels. His research focuses on how experienced readers read and talk about texts, as well as what motivates adolescents’ reading and writing both in and out of school. He has written eight books and monographs, including “Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys”: Literacy in the Lives of Young Men, for which he and his co-author received the 2003 David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English. His writing has appeared in such journals as Communication Education, English Journal, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Journal of Educational Research, Journal of Literacy Research, and Research in the Teaching of English.

    Dr. Smith's monographs include: Motivating Adolescent Readers , Teaching Writing to Adolescents, and Fostering Students’ Ability to Write Arguments.

  • Alfred W Tatum

    Associate Professor, Literacy Education Northern Illinois University Dr. Alfred Tatum began his career as an eighth-grade teacher, later becoming a reading specialist and discovering the power of texts to reshape the life outcomes of struggling readers. His current research focuses on the literacy development of African American adolescent males, and he provides teacher professional development to urban middle and high schools. He serves on the National Advisory Reading Committee of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and is active in a number of literacy organizations. In addition to his book Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gap, he has published in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Educational Leadership, Journal of College Reading and Learning, and Principal Leadership.

    Dr. Tatum's monographs include: Becoming An Insider: Reaching All Students, Reading Fluency, Capturing the Readers, Not Responses, and Enabling Texts: Texts That Matter.

Components

Student Supplements

  • The Great Kite Fight: Footprint Reading Library 6  (ISBN-10: 142404488X | ISBN-13: 9781424044887)
    Every year, the city of Shirone, Japan goes 'kite crazy' during a five-day local festival. In this highly competitive contest, teams fly kites and fight to force each other's kites from the sky. This tradition began 250 years ago and people of all ages still enjoy the celebration. How do teams fight with kites? What does it take to win?
    Price = 12.00
  • The King of the Spiders: Footprint Reading Library 7  (ISBN-10: 1424044928 | ISBN-13: 9781424044924)
    Goliath tarantulas are the most enormous spiders in the world. Most people consider them to be extremely dangerous and avoid them, but not tarantula expert Rick West. He seeks out tarantulas because he has an important story to tell. What information does West want to share with the world? Are tarantulas as dangerous as people think?
    Price = 12.00
  • Firewalking: Footprint Reading Library 8  (ISBN-10: 1424044316 | ISBN-13: 9781424044313)
    In a small village in northern Greece, local residents participate in an annual religious festival called 'Anastenaria'. During the festival, believers walk across fire to test their faith which revolves around a set of ancient icons that worshippers believe have special powers—to purify, heal and protect. But others view the ritual as sacrilege.
    Price = 12.00
  • Mars on Earth: Footprint Reading Library 8  (ISBN-10: 1424044839 | ISBN-13: 9781424044832)
    The Arctic region of Canada is home to a huge depression in the earth called the Haughton Crater. A group of explorers has come to the area to explore the challenges expected when traveling to Mars. What challenges will they experience? What preparations are being made for a trip to Mars here on Earth?
    Price = 12.00
  • Para-Life Rescue!: Footprint Reading Library 5  (ISBN-10: 1424044820 | ISBN-13: 9781424044825)
    In Brazil, a man has discovered a new way of saving, or rescuing, people from drowning in the ocean. This new rescue method involves a person using a motor-powered aircraft to work with lifeguards on the beach. How do these people work together? Is this an effective way of saving lives?
    Price = 12.00
  • A Chinese Artist in Harlem: Footprint Reading Library 6  (ISBN-10: 1424043824 | ISBN-13: 9781424043828)
    Ming is an artist from China who now lives and works in New York City. He teaches children in the public school system how to draw and paint. However, he also teaches them something else that's very important. What does Ming teach the children and why is it so important?
    Price = 12.00
  • Alternative Energy: Footprint Reading Library 8  (ISBN-10: 1424044294 | ISBN-13: 9781424044290)
    Global warming and the overuse of available traditional fuels have created an environmental crisis. In Colorado, however, scientists in the windy Rocky Mountains have found alternative fuel sources that could provide a solution. What are these new sources of energy? How can they be used in everyday life?
    Price = 12.00