In the Sixth Edition, with new and greatly expanded chapters, Carole Cox provides an in-depth look at a student-centered, standards-based, integrated approach to teaching language arts with a heavy emphasis on English Language Learners (ELL's) and strong coverage of assessment and differentiated instruction throughout the text in order to prepare students to work within today's multilingual, multi-ability classrooms.
Renowned for its authoritative, comprehensive coverage of the contemporary language arts classroom, the sixth edition of Teaching Language Arts provides a balance of student-centered and teacher-directed instruction that includes many examples from today's classrooms. The sixth edition stays on the cutting edge with new snapshots of real teachers that bring the content to life for students, and fresh, thought-provoking lesson plans and teaching ideas.
In an eloquent and well-researched text that students and teachers find empowering, Carole Cox uses a strong theoretical base that covers content in a broad and in-depth manner and in a very engaging writing style.
Table of Contents
Ch. 1 Language Arts: Learning and Teaching
Ch. 2 Language Arts: Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Ch. 3 Literature and Integrated Teaching
Ch. 4 First- and Second-Language Development
Ch. 5 Listening, Talking, and Drama
Ch. 6 Emergent Literacy and Biliteracy
Ch. 7 The Writing Process
Ch. 8 The Reading Process
Ch. 9 Genres of Reading and Writing
Ch. 10 Writing Conventions: Spelling
Ch. 11 Writing Conventions: Grammar, Punctuation, and Handwriting
Ch. 12 Viewing and Visually Representing
Ch. 13 Technology in the Classroom
Ch. 14 Language Across the Curriculum
Appendix: A Year of Thematic Teaching
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