Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy / Edition 1

Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy / Edition 1

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by Carol Vukelich, Billie Enz, James F. Christie
     
 

Emphasizing diversity, this book provides instructional assessment guidelines, teaching strategies, and classroom management suggestions designed to facilitate reading, writing, speaking, and listening development for children between the ages of two and five. Case studies give concrete illustration to major points. Appendixes feature reading lists and Internet… See more details below

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Emphasizing diversity, this book provides instructional assessment guidelines, teaching strategies, and classroom management suggestions designed to facilitate reading, writing, speaking, and listening development for children between the ages of two and five. Case studies give concrete illustration to major points. Appendixes feature reading lists and Internet resources. The authors teach education, curriculum, and instruction at American universities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205342334
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
ch. 1Foundations of Language and Literacy1
ch. 2Oral Language Development15
ch. 3Facilitating Oral Language Learning40
ch. 4The Beginnings of Reading and Writing66
ch. 5Sharing Good Books with Young Children91
ch. 6Building a Foundation for Literacy Learning120
ch. 7Teaching Writing and Reading in a Balanced Literacy Program143
ch. 8Ongoing Assessment and Adapting Instruction to Meet the Needs of Diverse Students166
ch. 9Organizing the Curriculum and Classroom Environment195
ch. 10Helping Families Facilitate Language and Literacy Development219
App. AQuality Literature for Young Children249
App. BLiterature for Hispanic Children: Preschool and Kindergarten Level256
App. CCaldecott Medal Books258
App. DInternet Resources for Children's Book Authors, Illustrators, and Storytellers260
App. EChildrens Literature Cited262
References265
Name Index286
Subject Index288

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