9780205430932

Engaging in the Language Arts : Exploring the Power of Language

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205430932

  • ISBN10:

    0205430937

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Engaging in the Language Artsemphasizes the need for teachers to draw upon the language power of studentsthe best language resource in their classroomsin order to succeed in teaching to our increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse student body. Engaging in the Language Artsenables teachers to identify their studentsrs"language possibilities and know how to make optimal use of these possibilities in their classrooms.Distinguished author team Donna Ogle and Jim Beers have crafted an ideal book for instructors seeking a focus on contemporary communication and visual literacy, using varied genre and electronic resources. Ogle and Beers present a lively narrative, clear organization, exceptional pedagogy and special features that bring the language arts to life for teachers. K-8 language arts

Table of Contents

Introducing the Language Arts
Understanding Oral Language Development
Developing Speaking and Listening
Supporting Diverse Learners
Assessing Language Arts
Reading in the Primary Grades
Writing Development
Writing Conventions
Spelling Development
Exploring Writing Genres
Engaging With Literature
Reading Beyond the Primary Grades
Developing Vocabulary
Creating Classrooms for All Learners
Incorporating Technology
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