Literacy: Helping Students Construct Meaning / Edition 8

Literacy: Helping Students Construct Meaning / Edition 8

by J. David Cooper, Nancy D. Kiger, Michael D. Robinson, Jill Ann Slansky
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111298106

ISBN-13: 9781111298104

Pub. Date: 03/11/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


A leading resource for K-8 literacy programs, this extremely popular reading methods book has a simple goal: to provide aspiring teachers with the tools to help every student learn to read and write. LITERACY: HELPING CHILDREN CONSTRUCT MEANING, 9th Edition, continues to provide pre-service and in-service teachers with the information, techniques, and…  See more details below

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A leading resource for K-8 literacy programs, this extremely popular reading methods book has a simple goal: to provide aspiring teachers with the tools to help every student learn to read and write. LITERACY: HELPING CHILDREN CONSTRUCT MEANING, 9th Edition, continues to provide pre-service and in-service teachers with the information, techniques, and strategies they need to assist their students in becoming literate. The book is distinguished in the field by its use of practical literacy lessons and authentic examples, which clearly demonstrate how to teach reading and writing. The Common Core State Standards are a major focus of this revision. In addition, new, full-color children's stories (in excerpts or in their entirety) model extended literacy lessons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111298104
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Series:
What's New in Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. What You Need to Know to Be an Effective Literacy Teacher. 2. Frameworks for Effective Standards-Based Literacy Lessons. 3. Prior Knowledge: Activating and Developing Concepts and Vocabulary. 4. How to Teach Strategies for Constructing Meaning. 5. Beginning Literacy. 6. Intermediate Grades and Middle School: Decoding, Vocabulary, and Meaning. 7. Responding and the Construction of Meaning. 8. Writing and the Construction of Meaning. 9. Helping Struggling Readers. 10. Developing a Management System for a Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Classroom. 11. Assessment and Evaluation in the Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Classroom. Good Books and Where to Find Them. Handbook Resource Word Skills: Phonics and Structural Analysis for Teachers. Glossary. References.

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