You Kan Red This!: Spelling and Punctuation for Whole Language Classrooms, K-6 / Edition 1

You Kan Red This!: Spelling and Punctuation for Whole Language Classrooms, K-6 / Edition 1

by Sandra Wilde
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0435085956

ISBN-13: 9780435085957

Pub. Date: 12/02/1991

Publisher: Heinemann

Elementary school teachers have begun to rethink how children learn about spelling and punctuation and what the role of the school should be in that process. You Kan Red This! is a comprehensive handbook for K-6 teachers that answers questions like these:

  • How can I integrate spelling and punctuation into writing?
  • How do I know if

Overview

Elementary school teachers have begun to rethink how children learn about spelling and punctuation and what the role of the school should be in that process. You Kan Red This! is a comprehensive handbook for K-6 teachers that answers questions like these:

  • How can I integrate spelling and punctuation into writing?
  • How do I know if my students are learning and improving?
  • Can (or should) I throw out the spelling books?
  • How can I show that invented spelling works?
  • When, if ever, should I tell kids how to spell words?
  • Are there ways to focus on spelling and punctuation that won't be boring?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435085957
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
12/02/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

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Table of Contents

Understanding Spelling and Punctuation

Introduction

Spelling and Punctuation: How They Work and How They're Learned

Patterns of Growth in Spelling and Punctuation: Young Writers Show Us What They Know

Spelling and Punctuation in the Classroom

Spelling and Punctuation in the Life of the Classroom

Building a Knowledge Base in Spelling

Developing Spelling Strategies

Learning to Punctuate

Spelling and Punctuation Across the Curriculum

Evaluation, Grading, Parents, and Administrators

Conclusion

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