Early Literacy Instruction

Early Literacy Instruction : A Comprehensive Framework for Teaching Reading and Writing, K-3

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For courses in Literacy and Early Childhood and Emergent Literacy, PreK-3 Replete with authentic, first-person classroom descriptions, this introduction to emergent and early childhood literacy is built upon a five-part literacy instruction framework that is both comprehensive and practical. Each of the five components of the framework--teacher read-alouds, word study instruction, independent reading practice, guided reading instruction and writing workshop--is thoroughly developed in separate chapter discussions to prepare pre-service teachers for effective literacy instruction. Different from many other texts on the market, Smith and Read provide rudimentary and specific aspects of early literacy assessment and develop meaningful strategies for catching struggling young readers before they fall through the cracks.
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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 17.8mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130989606
  • 9780130989604

Table of contents

1. Reading and Writing Instruction Frameworks. 2. What Is Reading? 3. Foundations of Literacy. 4. Reading Aloud. 5. Word Study. 6. Independent Reading . 7. Guiding and Supporting Students' Reading. 8. Writing Instruction. 9. Nonfiction Reading and Writing. 10. Reading Assessment. 11. Interventions for Struggling Readers. 12. Putting It All Together. Appendix A: Word Parts We Use Appendix B: Spelling Pattern and Chunks List Appendix C: Final Silent E Flash Cards Appendix D: Vowel Team Flash Cards Appendix E: Spelling Pattern Bingo Appendix F: Spelling Test Page Appendix G: Story Maps Appendix H: Story Map Response Form Appendix I: International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals Glossary.
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"I would definitely consider adopting this book over some of the others I have used over the years to teach beginning reading instruction, and I have used some of the best." - Margaret S. Carter, James Madison University "I find the approach of this text to be excellent. Given the current trends in reading instruction, the text begins with a broad view of reading that includes a succinct, but fair, review of the relevant literature. It then delves into most of the thorny issues impacting reading instruction not only in the United States, but throughout many parts of the world." - Porfirio M. Loeza, California State University, Sacramento "I think this book has the potential to fill an important niche in our field.University of North Carolina, Charlotte "The authors' experience as classroom teachers, plus the strong knowledge and understanding of current research, makes this a very credible and valuable textbook for early childhood educators." - Bonnie B. Armbruster, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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