Building Literacy with Love: A Guide for Teachers and Caregivers of Children Birth through Age 5

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"Building Literacy With Love suggests loving and supportive ways teachers and caregivers can foster children's ability to become literate. This book offers fun activities and practical suggestions for implementing effective, research-based teaching practices in child-care settings." This practical guide will help you learn the skills, concepts, and processes intrinsic to learning to read and write and ways adults can help; understand the importance of relationships in children's literacy development and how to establish loving and responsive
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Overview

"Building Literacy With Love suggests loving and supportive ways teachers and caregivers can foster children's ability to become literate. This book offers fun activities and practical suggestions for implementing effective, research-based teaching practices in child-care settings." This practical guide will help you learn the skills, concepts, and processes intrinsic to learning to read and write and ways adults can help; understand the importance of relationships in children's literacy development and how to establish loving and responsive relationships with individual children that support their development; examine how children from culturally diverse families and communities gain supportive literacy experiences; and benefit from numerous fun and practical activities to promote phonemics, phonetic awareness, alphabetic knowledge, and fluency.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780943657820
  • Publisher: Zero To Three Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 366
  • Sales rank: 1,120,159
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Ch. 1 Overview 1
Ch. 2 Building a social-emotional foundation 17
Ch. 3 Engaging all children 43
Ch. 4 Building the language foundation 71
Ch. 5 Classroom conversations 107
Ch. 6 Using books to support language 139
Ch. 7 The "outside-in" domain 165
Ch. 8 The "inside-out" domain 201
Ch. 9 Creating an environment that enhances emergent literacy 233
Ch. 10 Fostering literacy through art, music, and pretending 259
Ch. 11 Assessing children's progress 281
Ch. 12 Partnering with families 309
Ch. 13 Celebrating literacy together 351
App. A Books that build literacy with love 361
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