Teaching Language and Literacy: Preschool Through the Elementary Grades / Edition 4

Teaching Language and Literacy: Preschool Through the Elementary Grades / Edition 4

ISBN-10:
0137057628
ISBN-13:
9780137057627
Pub. Date:
04/09/2010
Publisher:
Pearson
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Teaching Language and Literacy: Preschool Through the Elementary Grades / Edition 4

How children acquire language and literacy knowledge in many different contexts—and how teachers can effectively promote the development of oral and written language—is the focus of this highly regarded resource. Readers get an authoritative look at how children acquire language and literacy in a variety of contexts and how teachers can effectively promote development in oral and written language.

Teaching Language and Literacy integrates a constructivist/emergent literacy perspective with scientifically-based instructional practices that are successful in supporting children’s reading, writing, listening and speaking development. This new edition features the work of a new author, Kathleen Roskos, and includes numerous up to date references, examples, and hands-on activities for putting theory into practice in today’s classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780137057627
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/09/2010
Series: MyEducationLab Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Views of Learning, Language, and Literacy.

II. THE BEGINNINGS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE.

2. Oral Language Development.

3. Emergent Literacy.

III. PROMOTING THE LANGUAGE ARTS: THE EARLY YEARS.

4. Facilitating Oral Language Learning.

5. Encouraging Emergent Literacy Development.

IV. PROMOTING THE LANGUAGE ARTS IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES.

6. Best Practice in Reading Instruction.

7. Embedded within Reading Workshop: Teaching Meaning and Skills.

8. Teaching Writing the Workshop Way.

9. Embedded within Writing Workshop: Teaching Skills and Meeting Special Needs.

10. Using Literacy to Learn: Integrating the Curriculum.

V. SPECIAL TOPICS.

11. Portfolio Assessment: Determining What Children Know and Can Do.

12. Parents as Partners in Language Education.

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