Voices on Word Matters: Learning About Phonics and Spelling in the Literacy Classroom / Edition 1

Voices on Word Matters: Learning About Phonics and Spelling in the Literacy Classroom / Edition 1

by Irene Fountas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325001324

ISBN-13: 9780325001326

Pub. Date: 02/26/1999

Publisher: Heinemann

If you're interested in learning more about implementing an effective phonics and spelling program, this follow-up to Word Matters provides all the information. This edited collection is a rich extension of Fountas and Pinnell's instructional system for word study, featuring chapters by the field's most important scholars and practitioners. These educators

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If you're interested in learning more about implementing an effective phonics and spelling program, this follow-up to Word Matters provides all the information. This edited collection is a rich extension of Fountas and Pinnell's instructional system for word study, featuring chapters by the field's most important scholars and practitioners. These educators explore letter and word learning in a variety of reading, writing, and language contexts-with articles that range from detailed observations of individual readers and writers to full-scale analyses of classroom processes and student work. The book includes practical information on how to engage in interactive writing and shared reading, how to use a word wall and word sorting, and how to use effective assessment tools.

Special guest authors include: Billie J. Askew - David Booth - Diane E. DeFord - Dorothy P. Hall and Patricia M. Cunningham - Justina Henry - Susan Hundley and Diane Powell - Carol B. Jenkins - Carol A. Lyons - Andrea McCarrier and Ida Patacca - William Stokes - Sandra Wilde - Barbara Joan Wiley - Jerry Zutell.

Voices on Word Matters will extend your learning as it takes you into rich literacy classrooms, provides you with concrete learning activities, and expands your understanding of Fountas and Pinnell's instructional framework. There are also reproducible sheets and lists for classroom application as well as end-of-chapter professional development activities to support you in your work and in your collegiality.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325001326
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
02/26/1999
Series:
F & P Professional Books and Multimedia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,430,257
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

I. A High-Quality Literacy Program: Make Way for Letters and Words

Word Solving: Investigating the Properties of Words, G. Pinnell

Word Matters: A Curriculum for Helping Children Become Word Solvers,

Fountas

Writing: Constructing Letters and Words

Interactive Writing: The How and Why of Teaching and Learning Letters, Sounds, and Words, B. Wiley

Becoming a Writer: Learning Through Interactive Writing, J. Henry

Kindergarten Explorations of Letters, Sounds, and Words, A. McCarrier &

Patacca

Letter Learning in the Early Literacy Classroom, C. Lyons

Assessing Spelling Knowledge: The Child as a Reader and Writer, C. Jenkins

Language Play and Word Study

Language Delights and Word Play: The Foundation for Literacy Learning, D. Booth

Sorting It Out Through Word Sorts, J. Zutell

Multilevel Word Study: Word Charts, Word Walls, and Word Sorts, D. Hall & P. Cunningham

Learning Links in Language and Literacy, D. DeFord

Reading: Taking Apart Letters and Words

Helping Young Readers Learn How to Problem Solve Words While Reading, B. Askew

Shared Reading: Investigating Letters and Words, S. Hundley & D. Powell

Expert Voices: What Does the Research Say?

How Children Learn to Spell: Evidence from Decades of Research, S. Wilde

How Do Children Learn to Read? Evidence from Decades of Research, W. Stokes

Meeting the Literacy Challenge: The Role of Word Matters,

Fountas & G. Pinnell

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