Language Arts : Content and Teaching Strategies

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Built on a solid research base, this exceptionally applied, accessible, and teacher-friendly book continues to provide balanced coverage of all six of the language arts, including extensive application as well as student artifacts. Chapter topics cover learning and the language arts; teaching and assessing language arts; the reading and writing processes; looking closely at words; personal writing; listening to learn and sustaining talk in the classroom; reading and writing stories, information, and poetry; learning to spell conventionally; learning about grammar and usage; and developing legible handwriting.

Table of Contents

Learning and the Language Arts
Teaching Language Arts
The Reading and Writing Processes
Emergent Literacy
Looking Closely at Words
Listening, Viewing, and Representing
Sustaining Talk in the Classroom (drama-related content pulled out of this Chapter and covered in new drama chapter)
Using Drama in Teaching Language Arts
Reading and Writing Stories (journal writing content moved to this chapter)
Reading and Writing Information
Reading and Writing Poetry
Language Tools: Spelling, Handwriting, and Grammar
Putting It All Together
Award-Winning Books for Children
Resources about Authors and Illustrators
Author Index
Subject Index
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