Active Experiences for Active Children: Literacy Emerges / Edition 1

Active Experiences for Active Children: Literacy Emerges / Edition 1

by Carol Seefeldt, Alice Galper, Alice Galper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130834351

ISBN-13: 9780130834355

Pub. Date: 10/02/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Based on three of the best known and heralded theorists (Dewey, Vygotsky, and Piaget), this comprehensive resource tool illustrates and demonstrates how teachers can plan meaningful learning experiences that lead to reading and writing. The content and concepts included in the book are based on those found in the joint position statement of the International…  See more details below

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Based on three of the best known and heralded theorists (Dewey, Vygotsky, and Piaget), this comprehensive resource tool illustrates and demonstrates how teachers can plan meaningful learning experiences that lead to reading and writing. The content and concepts included in the book are based on those found in the joint position statement of the International Reading Association and the National Association for the Education of the Young Child. Readers will feel confident that they know how to plan activities that hold meaning for children—activities that will actually keep children's minds and bodies engaged and will lead to productive learning of language and development of literacy. A separate chapter on 'Second Language,' along with chapter-by-chapter features, brings learners up-to-date on this increasingly prevalent demographic issue in education, and prepares them to address it in every aspect of their instructional planning and delivery. Other key chapter topics include building connections to home and community: extending active literacy experiences, and the form and structure of language learning. For pre-service and practicing teachers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130834355
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/02/2000
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THEORY OF ACTIVE EXPERIENCES.

1. Experiences and Language Learning: Theory into Practice.
2. Active Children—Active Environments.
3. Building Connections to Home and Community: Extending Active Literacy Experiences.
4. The Form and Structure of Language Learning.

PART TWO: GUIDES TO ACTIVE EXPERIENCES.

Experience 1. What's in a Name?—Vocabulary Development.
Experience 2. Read It Again!—Understanding Story Structure.
Experience 3. Learning the ABCs—Developing Grapheme Awareness.
Experience 4. Listening All the Day Long—Learning to Listen with Discrimination.
Experience 5. The Sounds and Patterns of Language—Developing Phoneme Awareness and Phonics.
Experience 6. The Symbol Makers—Developing Awareness of and Making Print.
Experience 7. Writing throughout the Day—Using Invented Spelling.
Experience 8. Second Language Learners—English as a Second Language.
References.
Children's Books.
Index.

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