9780130112910

Let's Begin Reading Right : A Developmental Approach to Emergent Literacy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130112910

  • ISBN10:

    0130112917

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For a course on Early Literacy or Beginning Reading Methods. This text is written from a constructivist viewpoint, employing a balanced approach to teaching early literacy learning. The book combines developmentally appropriate early childhood practice with the current views of emergent literacy and holistic literacy. The authors maintain that phonics is one of many useful literacy skills and emphasize teaching skills in the context of meaningful reading and writing. The book advocates child's choice in reading materials and recommends against ability grouping.

Author Biography

Katherine L. (Katy) Spangler is an associate professor at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Emergent Readers and Writers.
2. Play and Experiences Encourage Emergent Literacy.
3. Oral Language and Story Time Encourage Emergent Literacy.
4. Assisting Emergent Readers.
5. Assisting Emergent Writers.
6. Supporting Independent Writers.
7. Creating a Classroom for Readers.
8. Assessing Growth in Literacy.
9. Selecting Early Literacy Teaching Resources.

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