Literacy in the Early Grades A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 4/14/2014
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In Literacy in the Early Grades, 4/e, Gail Tompkins, long recognized as a leader in the field of literacy education, presents research-based, practical help for getting every child off to a successful start in literacy—and for helping new and experienced teachers ensure they’re prepared to pass their licensure exams. The focus is exclusively on he developmental needs of children in Pre-K through grade 4, and on the skills and strategies teachers need to guide them to become successful, fluent readers and writers. In it, teachers get research-based, practical directives supported by authentic student examples of sound literacy instruction and assessment, along with unsurpassed classroom applications in the form of authentic classroom vignettes, student work samples, mini lessons, assessment tools, video case studies, and a compendium of instructional procedures. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, interactive activities, and assessments.


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Author Biography

Gail E. Tompkins is Professor Emerita at California State University, Fresno. Currently, she works with teachers in their kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms and leads staff-development programs on reading and writing. Dr. Tompkins was inducted into the California Reading Association’s Reading Hall of Fame in recognition of her accomplishments in the field of reading, and she’s received the prestigious Provost’s award for Excellence in Teaching at California State University, Fresno. Dr. Tompkins is the author of six other books published by Pearson Education: Language Arts: Patterns of Practice, Language Arts Essentials, Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product, 50 Literacy Strategies, and two grade-specific versions of this text: Literacy for the 21sst Century: A Balanced Approach (K-8) and Literacy in the Middle Grades: Teaching Reading and Writing to Fourth Through Eighth Graders. During the past three decades, Dr. Tompkins has also worked with kindergarten through college-level writing teachers at National Writing Project sites in California and Oklahoma.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Becoming an Effective Teacher of Reading

Chapter 2: Examining Children’s Literacy Development

Chapter 3: Assessing Children’s Literacy Development

Chapter 4: Cracking the Alphabetic Code

Chapter 5: Learning to Spell

Chapter 6: Developing Fluent Readers and Writers

Chapter 7: Building Children’s Word Knowledge

Chapter 8: Facilitating Children’s Comprehension: Reader Factors

Chapter 9: Facilitating Children’s Comprehension: Text Factors

Chapter 10: Scaffolding Children’s Reading Development

Chapter 11: Scaffolding Children’s Writing Development

Chapter 12: Integrating Literacy Into Thematic Units

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