Readers and Writers in Primary Grades: A Balanced and Integrated Approach, K-3 / Edition 4

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Readers and Writers in Primary Grades: A Balanced and Integrated Approach, K-3 uniquely focuses on the skills and practices reading teachers use to ensure that every child learns to read and write in the primary grades. A model of an integrated framework at the beginning of each chapter displays where reading components fit in a comprehensive reading program, as well as brief but concrete explanations of the theory behind this instruction. Thoroughy presented are the processes and procedures needed for integrating reading and writing into daily classroom practices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137019496
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/15/2009
  • Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 440,087
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foundations of Language and Literacy

Chapter 2 Learning about Words I: Making the Transition to Print

Chapter 3 Learning about Words II: Phonics and Structural Analysis

Chapter 4 Reading Aloud to Children: Foundations for Comprehension of Text

Chapter 5 Shared Reading: Participating in a Community of Readers

Chapter 6 Guided Reading: Scaffolding Children’s Reading

Chapter 7 Shared and Interactive Writing: Learning in a Community of Writers

Chapter 8 Guided and Independent Writing: Moving Toward Independence as Writers

Part II Making Connections: Linking Children’s Learning Experiences within a Balanced Literacy Program

Chapter 9 Literature Study: Extending Whole Class, Small Group and Independent Engagement with Children’s Literature

Chapter 10 Teaching a Basal Reading/Language Arts Series: Integrating Instruction to Maximize Children’s Learning

Chapter 11 Integrating Elements in a Literacy Framework: Teaching about Amphibians in Second Grade

Appendix A Handbook of Children’s Literature

Appendix B Sample Word Lists

Appendix C Pictures for Sorting Activities


Name Index

Subject Index

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