SELECTED READINGS FOR STAGE 4 : APPLYING MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES
Typically between 13 to 17 years old
Stage Description: In Stage 4, learners are reading widely from a broad range of complex materials, both expository and narrative, and are asked to apply a variety of viewpoints. Learners are required to access, retain, critique and apply knowledge and concepts. Learners are consolidating general reading, writing and learning strategies whilst being required to develop more sophisticated disciplinary knowledge and perspectives. These adolescent learners deserve content area teachers who provide instruction in the multiple literacy strategies needed to meet the demands of the specific discipline. In these areas, adolescents deserve access to and instruction with multimodal as well as traditional print sources. (See Stages of Development essay for more information.)
GLOBAL PLANNING & SUPPORT
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IDENTITY, AGENCY & EXPERTISE
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SCAFFOLDING FLUENCY, COMPREHENSION, COMPOSITION & LEARNING
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