Language Arts: Extending the Possibilities & Teacher Prep A/C Pkg. / Edition 1

Language Arts: Extending the Possibilities & Teacher Prep A/C Pkg. / Edition 1

by Marjorie R. Hancock
ISBN-10:
0132388715
ISBN-13:
2900132388718
Pub. Date:
06/26/2006
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Language Arts: Extending the Possibilities & Teacher Prep A/C Pkg. / Edition 1

Language Arts: Extending the Possibilities shares an insightful, developmental view of the language arts as children’s literature, visual literacy, and technology extend the dimensions of integrated language arts instruction.  Expanding instructional horizons beyond reading/writing and listening/speaking to viewing/visual representation, the new language arts help prepare K-8 students with an array of receptive and communication options. Brimming with classroom-based lesson plans, new technology features, authentic children’s work samples, interdisciplinary connections, and assessment choices, this visually appealing text projects an innovative view of  teaching and learning the language arts in the 21st century. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900132388718
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 06/26/2006
Edition description: PACKAGE
Pages: 517
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A New Vision for the Language Arts:  Extending the Possibilities

Chapter 2 Teaching in the Language Arts Classroom:  Creating a Learning Community

Chapter 3 Language as the Focus of Diversity:  Portraits of Language Learners

Chapter 4 Emergent Literacy:  Transitioning from Home to School

Chapter 5 Embarking on the Journey toward Literacy (K-2):  The Literacy Apprenticeship

Chapter 6 Listening/Speaking:  Talk in a Community of Learners

Chapter 7 Continuing the Literacy Apprenticeship:  Reading Workshop and Comprehension Strategies (3-8)

Chapter 8 The Writing Apprenticeship:  Steps toward Literacy  (3-8)

Chapter 9 Narrative and Poetic Writing:  Creating Young Authors

Chapter 10   Expository Writing:  Sharing Information in a Literary Mode

Chapter 11   Viewing and Visual Representation:  Extending the Language Arts

Chapter 12   Supportive Tools of Writing:  Spelling, Grammar, Mechanics, Handwriting/Word Processing

Chapter 13   Technology and the Language Arts:  Exploring the New Literacies

Chapter 14   Interdisciplinary Instruction:  Language Arts Connections to the Content Areas

Chapter 15   Literacy Assessment:  Monitoring Ongoing Growth and Progress

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