Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 / Edition 1

Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 / Edition 1

by Andrea McCarrier, Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
     
 

Interactive Writing is specifically focused on the early phases of writing, and has special relevance to prekindergarten, kindergarten, grade 1 and 2 teachers.See more details below

Overview

Interactive Writing is specifically focused on the early phases of writing, and has special relevance to prekindergarten, kindergarten, grade 1 and 2 teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325002095
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
10/14/1999
Series:
F & P Professional Books and Multimedia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
234,251
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Andrea McCarrier is the director of field-based literacy projects at The Ohio State University. Formerly a classroom teacher and research associate, she has been involved in implementing intensive long-term professional development programs in elementary schools throughout the country. She has conducted research on interactive writing, children's literature, and language learning in kindergarten classrooms, and is the author of articles and chapters on early literacy.

Irene C. Fountas, a professor in the School of Education at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been a classroom teacher, language arts specialist, and consultant in school districts across the nation and abroad. She works extensively in the literacy education field and directs the Literacy Collaborative in the School of Education at Lesley University. Together with Gay Su Pinnell she has authored numerous books, videos, and websites with Heinemann that are now considered standards in the field of literacy instruction and staff development. Their latest innovations are The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention and The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System, a comprehensive assessment system for grades K-8. Fountas and Pinnell have influenced the classroom practices of teachers nationwide through bestselling books such as: The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1 (2008) When Readers Struggle (2008) The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Book List, K-8+ (2009-2011 Edition, Print Version) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-8 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-2 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades 3-8 (2007) Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency: Thinking, Talking, and Writing About Reading, K-8 (2006) www.FountasandPinnellLeveledBooks.com Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching (2005) Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children (1996) Guiding Readers and Writers: Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy (2001) Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 (2000) The Primary Literacy Video Collection Series of DVDs: Guided Reading; Classroom Management; and Word Study (2006) Word Matters: Teaching Phonics and Spelling in the Reading/Writing Classroom (1998) The Reader's Notebook Help America Read and Coordinator's Guide (1997) In addition, through Heinemann's firsthand line of classroom materials, Fountas and Pinnell have authored Phonics Lessons (Grades K, 1, and 2), Word Study Lessons (Grade 3), Sing a Song of Poetry, and their corresponding word and picture cards. These materials are used in thousands of classrooms throughout the country. Fountas and Pinnell together present workshops nationwide on a variety of literacy-instruction topics through Heinemann Professional Development.

Gay Su Pinnell is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. She has extensive experience in classroom teaching and field-based research, and in developing comprehensive approaches to literacy education. She has received the International Reading Association's Albert J. Harris Award for research and the Charles A. Dana Foundation Award for her contributions to the field of education. She is also a member of the Reading Hall of Fame. Together with Irene Fountas she has authored numerous books, videos, and websites with Heinemann that are considered standards in the field of literacy instruction and staff development. Their latest innovations are The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention and The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System, a comprehensive assessment system for grades K-8. Fountas and Pinnell have influenced the classroom practices of teachers nationwide through bestselling titles such as: The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1 (2008) When Readers Struggle (2008) The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Book List, K-8+ (2009-2011 Edition, Print Version) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-8 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades K-2 (2007) The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades 3-8 (2007) Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency: Thinking, Talking, and Writing About Reading, K-8 (2006) www.FountasandPinnellLeveledBooks.com Leveled Books, K-8: Matching Texts to Readers for Effective Teaching (2005) Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children (1996) Guiding Readers and Writers: Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy (2001) Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 (2000) The Primary Literacy Video Collection Series of DVDs: Guided Reading; Classroom Management; and Word Study (2006) Word Matters: Teaching Phonics and Spelling in the Reading/Writing Classroom (1998) The Reader's Notebook Help America Read and Coordinator's Guide (1997) In addition, through Heinemann's firsthand line of classroom materials, Fountas and Pinnell have authored Phonics Lessons (Grades K, 1, and 2), Word Study Lessons (Grade 3), Sing a Song of Poetry, and their corresponding word and picture cards. These materials are used in thousands of classrooms throughout the country. Fountas and Pinnell together present workshops nationwide on a variety of literacy-instruction topics through Heinemann Professional Development.

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Table of Contents

Learning to Write in a Quality Early Literacy Program

What Is Interactive Writing?

Interactive Writing Within Language and Literacy Learning

Organizing Space and Materials to Support Interactive Writing

Sharing the Pen with Young Writers

Essential Elements of Interactive Writing

Learning Writing: Composing a Text

Constructing a Text: Learning About Letters and the Printer's Code

Constructing a Text: Learning How Words Work

Young Writers Explore Texts Across the Curriculum

8. Learning About Literature Through Interactive Writing

Learning About Expository Text Through Interactive Writing

Using Expository Writing as a Tool for Inquiry

Young Writers Engage in the Literacy Journey

Knowing Young Writers: The Foundation for Effective Teaching

Making Decisions for Effective Teaching

Adjusting Teaching and Texts to Move Writers Forward

The Foundations of Effective Writing Practice

Why Interactive Writing Helps Children Learn

Getting Started with Interactive Writing

Appendixes:

A. Specifications for Easel B. Bibliographies: Folk Tales; Informational Books: Sample Themes; Concept Books; Books Illustrating Literary Patterns; Poetry C. Self-Assessment of Interactive Writing

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