Founded on the premise that education, especially literacy, should be accessible to all students in a democratic society; the seventh edition of Multiple Paths to Literacy is written to help teachers address the literacy needs of the diverse learners that populate today's K-12 classrooms. To meet every student's literacy needs, teachers must learn to differentiate classroom instruction. According to Joan Gipe, differentiating instruction requires knowing where students are in their literacy development and using multiple forms of literacy to meet those needs - including text-based materials, technology, visual literacy, and the performing arts. Multiple Paths to Literacy provides teachers with an analytical approach and practical strategies to recognize learners ' literacy strengths and needs, identify any students with special needs, and plan and differentiate instruction that takes into account each student's talents and multiple intelligences to tailor that instruction.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part I Foundations
Chapter 1 Fundamental Aspects of Literacy Learning
Chapter 2 The Analytic Process: Preparation for Differentiating Instruction
Chapter 3 Linguistic Perspectives on Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners
Chapter 4 Physical, Psychological, and Environmental Factors Affecting Literacy Development
Chapter 5 Formal Literacy Assessment: Indirect Measures
Chapter 6 Informal Literacy Assessment: Direct Measures
Part II The Major Domains
Chapter 7 Early Literacy Skills
Chapter 8 The Reading/Writing Connection and the Writing Process
Chapter 9 Word Recognition
Chapter 10 Meaning Vocabulary
Chapter 11 Reading Comprehension: Foundations
Chapter 12 Strategic Reading for Narrative Text
Chapter 13 Strategic Reading for Expository Text
Chapter 14 Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies
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