Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write / Edition 7

Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write / Edition 7

by Lesley Mandel Morrow
     
 

Literacy Development in the Early Years, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow,is an integrated approach to language arts that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. The many ideas are presented through both theoretical and research-based

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Literacy Development in the Early Years, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow,is an integrated approach to language arts that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. The many ideas are presented through both theoretical and research-based rationales, plus extensive practical applications–teacher and child dialogues; vignettes; lessons; and model interactions between teachers, children, and parents. A comprehensive, balanced approach to literacy teaching and learning, the book provides a wealth of information on how children learn, coupled with the literacy skills and strategies teachers need to make it all happen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132484824
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
175,213
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1 Foundations of Early Literacy Development: Surveying the Past to the Present

Chapter 2 Assessment in Early Literacy: A Guide for Designing Instruction

Chapter 3 Literacy and Diversity: Meeting Needs of Children with Special Concerns

Chapter 4 Language and Vocabulary Development

Chapter 5 Strategies to Figure Out Words: Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics

Chapter 6 Developing Comprehension of Text and Concepts about Books

Chapter 7 Writing, Spelling, and Literacy Development

Chapter 8 Motivating Reading and Writing Using Old and New Literacies

Chapter 9 Organizing and Managing the Literacy Program

Chapter 10 Family Literacy Partnerships: Home and School Working Together

Afterword

APPENDIX A Children’s Literature

APPENDIX B Integrated Language Arts Thematic Unit: Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds

APPENDIX C Quality Television Programs with Associated Children’s Books

APPENDIX D Technology Resources

APPENDIX E Professional Associations and Related Journals Dealing with Early Literacy

APPENDIX F Suggestions for Instructors

Glossary

Children’s Literature Bibliography

Bibliography

Index

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