Hardcover(First Edition)


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ISBN-13: 9781572304420
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/14/1999
Series: Rutgers Invitational Symposia on Education Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Linda B. Gambrell, College of Education, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD.

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Foreword, Louise Cherry Wilkinson
Introduction, Dorothy S. Strickland
I. Perspectives on Exemplary Practices in Literacy
1. Principles of Best Practice: Finding the Common Ground, Linda B. Gambrell and Susan Anders Mazzoni
2. Toward a More Complex View of Balance in the Literacy Curriculum, P. David Pearson and Taffy E. Raphael
3. How We Can Achieve Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, James Cunningham
II. Best Practices: Strategies for Learning and Teaching
4. Best Practices for a Balanced Early Literacy Program, Lesley Morrow and Elizabeth Asbury
5. What Should We Do about Phonics?, Patricia M. Cunningham
6. Self-Regulated Comprehension Processing and Its Development through Instruction, Michael Pressley
7. Comprehension: Crafting Understanding, Cathy Collins Block
8. The Role of Literature in Literacy Development, Douglas Fisher, James Flood, and Diane Lapp
9. And in the Center Ring, Basal Readers, Attempting the Ultimate Balancing Act, Nancy L. Roser and James V. Hoffman
10. Key Components of Sound Writing Instruction, Karen Bromley
11. Content Area Literacy Instruction, Thomas Bean, Paul Cantu Valerio, and Lisa Stevens
12. Teaching Literature and Composition in Secondary Schools, Judith Diamondstone and Michael Smith
13. Best Practices in Literacy Assessment, Peter Winograd and Harriette Arrington
III. Best Practices: Special Issues
14. Meeting Each Child's Literacy Needs, Dixie Lee Spiegel
15. Creating Continuity in Early Literacy: Linking Home and School with a Culturally Responsive Approach, Susan B. Neuman
16. Organizing Literacy Instruction: Effective Grouping Strategies and Organizational Plans, D. Ray Reutzel
17. Best Practices in Literacy for Children with Special Needs, Richard Allington
18. The Use of Technology in Literacy Programs, Linda D. Labbo, David Reinking, and Michael McKenna

Table of Contents

Introduction   Linda B. Gambrell   Lesley Mandel Morrow   Michael Pressley     1
Perspectives on Best Practices
Evidence-Based Best Practices for Comprehensive Literacy Instruction   Linda B. Gambrell   Jacquelynn A. Malloy   Susan Anders Mazzoni     11
Balance in Comprehensive Literacy Instruction: Then and Now   P. David Pearson   Taffy E. Raphael   Vicki L. Benson   Christina L. Madda     30
Best Practices for All Students
Best Practices in Early Literacy Development in Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade   Lesley Mandel Morrow   Diane H. Tracey     57
Best Practices for Struggling Readers   Richard L. Allington   Kim Baker     83
Best Practices for Literacy Instruction for English-Language Learners   Maria S. Carlo     104
Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction   Donna Ogle   Laura Lang     127
Evidence-Based Strategies for Literacy Learning and Teaching
Best Practices in Teaching Phonological Awareness and Phonics   Patricia M. Cunningham     159
Best Practices in Vocabulary Instruction   Camille L. Z. Blachowicz   Peter J. Fisher     178
Best Practices in Fluency Instruction   Melanie R. Kuhn   Timothy Rasinski     204
Best Practices in Teaching Comprehension   Cathy Collins Block   Michael Pressley     220
Best Practices in Teaching Writing   Karen Bromley     243
Best Practices in Literacy Assessment   Peter Afflerbach     264
Perspectives On Special Issues
Instructional Resources in the Classroom: Deepening Understanding through Interactions with Multiple Texts and Multiple Media   Linda Kucan   Diane Lapp   James Flood   Douglas Fisher     285
Organizing Effective Literacy Instruction: Differentiating Instruction to Meet the Needs of All Children   D. Ray Reutzel     313
Effective Use of Technology in Literacy Instruction   Michael C. McKenna   Linda D. Labbo   David Reinking   Tricia A. Zucker     344
Best Practices in Professional Development for Improving Literacy Instruction   Rita M. Bean   Aimee Morewood     373
Future Directions
Achieving Best Practices   Michael Pressley     397
Index     405


For literacy scholars, curriculum development specialists, teacher educators, teachers, and other education professionals, policy makers, and students ,while also serving as a text in undergraduate and graduate-level literacy education courses and in staff development training for teachers and administrators.

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