9780132484824

Literacy Development in the Early Years Helping Children Read and Write

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/19/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Literacy Development in the Early Years, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow,is an integrated approach to language arts that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development. The many ideas are presented through both theoretical and research-based rationales, plus extensive practical applicationsteacher and child dialogues; vignettes; lessons; and model interactions between teachers, children, and parents. A comprehensive, balanced approach to literacy teaching and learning, the book provides a wealth of information on how children learn, coupled with the literacy skills and strategies teachers need to make it all happen.

Author Biography

Lesley Mandel Morrow is Professor of Literacy at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Foreword

 

Preface

 

Acknowledgments

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1 Foundations of Early Literacy Development: Surveying the Past to the Present

 

Chapter 2 Assessment in Early Literacy: A Guide for Designing Instruction

 

Chapter 3 Literacy and Diversity: Meeting Needs of Children with Special Concerns

 

Chapter 4 Language and Vocabulary Development

 

Chapter 5 Strategies to Figure Out Words: Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics

 

Chapter 6 Developing Comprehension of Text and Concepts about Books

 

Chapter 7 Writing, Spelling, and Literacy Development

 

Chapter 8 Motivating Reading and Writing Using Old and New Literacies

 

Chapter 9 Organizing and Managing the Literacy Program

 

Chapter 10 Family Literacy Partnerships: Home and School Working Together

 

Afterword

 

APPENDIX A Children’s Literature

 

APPENDIX B Integrated Language Arts Thematic Unit: Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds

 

APPENDIX C Quality Television Programs with Associated Children’s Books

 

APPENDIX D Technology Resources

 

APPENDIX E Professional Associations and Related Journals Dealing with Early Literacy

 

APPENDIX F Suggestions for Instructors

 

Glossary

 

Children’s Literature Bibliography

 

Bibliography

 

Index

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