2007 CREATE Conference

Academic Language and Content:
A Focus on English Language Learners in the Middle School

Creating Literacy-Rich Middle Schools


Dr. Doug Fisher
San Diego State University

Presented Tuesday, October 2, 2007
2007 CREATE Conference
Oak Brook, IL



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Recommended Readings

These readings were suggested as background or follow-up to this presentation or cited within it.

Fisher, D. (2001). "We're moving on up": Creating a schoolwide literacy effort in an urban high school. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 45(2), 92-101.

Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (Nov. 2007). A tale of two middle schools: The role of structure and instruction. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 51(3), 201-211. Available at http://www.reading.org/publications/journals/jaal/index.html


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