Faggella-Luby, M.N., & Graner, P.S. (2010). Literacy supports for adolescent struggling readers: Taking action through comprehension instruction. In Mastropieri, M., & Scruggs, T. (Eds.) Literacy and Learning (Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities, Vol. 23),pp. 61-94. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Topic: Adolescent Literacy
Subcategory: Big Picture/Research
Summary: This book chapter reviews typical reading development; presents critical components of comprehension instruction for adolescent struggling readers; discusses schoolwide structures--including response to intervention and the Content Literacy Continuum®--that can help; and describes research findings related to two example interventions, the Embedded Story Structure Routine and the Written Summarization Strategy.