Unique to this emergent literacy text is the clear delivery of why and how reading teachers do what they need to do to ensure that every child learns to read and write in thecritical primary grades. Each chapter in Readers and Writers in Primary Grades: A Balanced and Integrated Approach begins with brief but concrete explanations of the theory behind instruction and then thoroughy presents processes and procedures for integrating reading and writing it into daily classroom practice. A model of an integrated framework displayed at the opening of each chapter lays out for readers where reading components fit in a comprehensive reading program. Final chapters illustrate how to use three different instructional approaches--literature based whole/small group, basal reading/language arts program, and content area unit studies--for integrating reading and writing instruction for grades K-4.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Foundations of Language and Literacy
Chapter 2 Learning about Words I: Making the Transition to Print
Chapter 3 Learning about Words II: Phonics and Structural Analysis
Chapter 4 Reading Aloud to Children: Foundations for Comprehension of Text
Chapter 5 Shared Reading: Participating in a Community of Readers
Chapter 6 Guided Reading: Scaffolding Children’s Reading
Chapter 7 Shared and Interactive Writing: Learning in a Community of Writers
Chapter 8 Guided and Independent Writing: Moving Toward Independence as Writers
Part II Making Connections: Linking Children’s Learning Experiences within a Balanced Literacy Program
Chapter 9 Literature Study: Extending Whole Class, Small Group and Independent Engagement with Children’s Literature
Chapter 10 Teaching a Basal Reading/Language Arts Series: Integrating Instruction to Maximize Children’s Learning
Chapter 11 Integrating Elements in a Literacy Framework: Teaching about Amphibians in Second Grade
Appendix A Handbook of Children’s Literature
Appendix B Sample Word Lists
Appendix C Pictures for Sorting Activities
Name IndexSubject Index
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