Seeking Diversity: Language Arts with Adolescents

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Heinemann Educational Books, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 299 pages
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Teacher Linda Rief recounts the result of watching, listening to, and learning from adolescents as she teaches them reading and writing in her classroom.

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Rief gave me new ideas on assessment and management of readers' and writers' workshops with large numbers of students. Read full review

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For anyone aspiring to become a language arts/English teacher! This book will teach you how to transform a classroom into a place where students can truly find their own voice and express it through ... Read full review


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Linda Rief is the author or coeditor of five Heinemann titles, including Inside the Writer's-Reader's Notebook (2007), The Writer's-Reader's Notebook (2007), Adolescent Literacy (2007), Vision and Voice (1999), and Seeking Diversity (1992), as well as the author of 100 Quickwrites (2003). She is an eighth-grade teacher at Oyster River Middle School in Durham, New Hampshire, and an instructor in the University of New Hampshire 's Summer Literacy Institute. She is also a national and international consultant on issues of adolescent literacy. In 2000 she was the recipient of NCTE's Edwin A. Hoey Award for Outstanding Middle School Educator in the English/Language Arts. Her classroom was featured in the series Making Meaning in Literature produced by Maryland Public Television for Annenberg/CPB. Read a New York Times article that shows how Linda and Oyster River Middle School are responding to increased high-stakes testing pressures.

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