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by Mike Schmoker

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Chapter 4. English Language Arts Made Simple

Adolescents entering the adult world of the 21st century will read and write more than at any other time in human history. They will need advanced levels of literacy to perform their jobs, run their households, act as citizens, and conduct their personal lives.
Richard Vacca

The explosion of media and technology … has made it all the more important that students master the core skills of gathering and evaluating evidence. Reading and writing with independence and confidence will remain master arts in the information age.
Vicki Phillips


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