Arguments Of Adolescent Literacy

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The IRA provided a thorough and well supported position in regards to adolescent literacy in their executive summary position paper. In particular, I found it extremely relevant that they point out the amount of diversity that the adolescent will encounter in the 21st century in terms of reading. I really do believe the statement that “adolescents entering the adult world in the 21st century will read and write more than any other time in human history” (p. 4). Within the ever progressing digital age, students have so many avenues to encounter information and diverse perspectives. Therefore, it is imperative that students have a solid grasp of what context means in terms of reading. Likewise, the task of literacy instruction must extend to
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