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Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers , CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Gail E. Tompkins

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 14, 2010

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The third edition of Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers  is the book that helps you get every student off to a successful start in literacy. Gail Tompkins, the leader in the field of literacy education, focuses her attention exclusively on the needs of students in PreKindergarten through Grade 4, and on the teachers who will prepare them for reading and writing success. With unsurpassed classroom application in the form of authentic classroom vignettes, student work samples, minilessons, assessment tools, video case studies, and the Compendium of Instructional Procedures, the third edition continues to cover the information new and experienced teachers need to know to teach literacy effectively, and follows this information with the specific strategies to use in the classroom to develop successful readers and writers in the primary grades.

Table of Contents

  1. Becoming an Effective Teacher of Reading
  2. Examining Children's Literacy Development
  3. Assessing Young Children's Literacy Development
  4. Cracking the Alphabetic Code
  5. Learning to Spell
  6. Developing Fluent Readers and Writers
  7. Expanding Children's Knowledge of Words
  8. Facilitating Children's Comprehension: Reader Factors
  9. Facilitating Children's Comprehension: Text Factors
  10. Scaffolding Children's Reading Development
  11. Scaffolding Children's Writing Development
  12. Integrating Reading and Writing Into Thematic Units

Compendium of Instructional Procedures

 

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Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers , CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
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$61.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-705224-0