South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education Journal


The authors review four texts that offer teachers of all disciplines support for creating opportunities for students to develop their literate identities as readers and writers. The texts are: Focus Lesson: How Photography Enhances the Teaching of Writing; Story Matters: Teaching Teens to Use the Tools of Narrative to Argue and Inform; Breathing New Life into Book Clubs: A Practical Guide for Teachers; and Unlocking the Power of Classroom Talk: Teaching Kids to Talk with Clarity and Purpose.