Literacy and Young Children: Research-Based Practices / Edition 1

Literacy and Young Children: Research-Based Practices / Edition 1

by Diane M. Barone
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572308192

ISBN-13: 9781572308190

Pub. Date: 12/11/2002

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Current, research-based best practices for supporting young children's development as readers and writers are presented here for pre-K-3 teachers. The book demonstrates that scientifically grounded instruction need not be dull or drill-oriented, and describes language-rich approaches to engaging with children's existing levels of knowledge. Topics covered include the

Overview

Current, research-based best practices for supporting young children's development as readers and writers are presented here for pre-K-3 teachers. The book demonstrates that scientifically grounded instruction need not be dull or drill-oriented, and describes language-rich approaches to engaging with children's existing levels of knowledge. Topics covered include the impact of home literacy experiences, culturally diverse children, fluency instruction, and teacher training practices that support change. Barone is professor of literacy studies at the University of Nevada. Morrow teaches in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308190
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/11/2002
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
944,052
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
3 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Part I.Foundations for Early Literacy Learning and Instruction
1Staff Development for Early Literacy Teachers: A Plan to Facilitate Change3
2Questions about Early Literacy Learning and Teaching That Need Asking--and Some That Don't23
3A Multidimensional Approach to Beginning Literacy45
4The Learner, the Teacher, the Text, and the Context: Sociocultural Approaches to Early Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners61
Part II.Home Literacy Experiences of Children
5What Hannah Taught Emma and Why It Matters83
6Learning about the Literate Lives of Latino Families101
Part III.Phonemic Awareness, Code Learning, and Book Acting
7Engaging Preschoolers in Code Learning: Some Thoughts about Preschool Teachers' Concerns121
8Concepts, Sounds, and the ABCs: A Diet for a Very Young Reader140
9Book Acting: Storytelling and Drama in the Early Childhood Classroom157
Part IV.Recent Trends in Literacy Research: Technology, Fluency, and Informational Text
10Early Literacy in a Digital Age: Moving from a Singular Book Literacy to the Multiple Literacies of Networked Information and Communication Technologies175
11No More "Madfaces": Motivation and Fluency Development With Struggling Readers195
12How Can I Help Them Pull It All Together?: A Guide to Fluent Reading Instruction210
13Bridging the Gap between Learning to Read and Reading to Learn226
14Immersing Children in Nonfiction: Fostering Emergent Research and Writing243
15Organizing Expository Texts: A Look at the Possibilities261
Part V.Conclusion
16Caution, Apply with Care: Recommendations for Early Literacy Instruction291
Index309

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