Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-89) and index.
Students backpacks bulge not just with oversize textbooks, but with paperbacks, graphic novels, street lit, and electronics such as iPods and hand-held video games. This book shows teachers how to unpack those texts and use them to engage students in meaningful learning. Whether you are a technology enthusiast or you favor traditional literature, this book is written for you. With classroom activities, adaptable lessons, and study-group questions in every chapter, this book is guaranteed to help you invigorate your teaching and capture your students attention!. (source: Nielsen Book Data)