Let's Begin Reading Right

Let's Begin Reading Right : A Developmental Approach to Emergent Literacy

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For a course on Early Literacy or Beginning Reading Methods.This text is written from a constructivist viewpoint, employing a balanced approach to teaching early literacy learning. The book combines developmentally appropriate early childhood practice with the current views of emergent literacy and holistic literacy. The authors maintain that phonics is one of many useful literacy skills and emphasize teaching skills in the context of meaningful reading and writing. The book advocates child's choice in reading materials and recommends against ability grouping.show more

Product details

  • 4+
  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130112917
  • 9780130112910

Table of contents

1. Understanding Emergent Readers and Writers. 2. Play and Experiences Encourage Emergent Literacy. 3. Oral Language and Story Time Encourage Emergent Literacy. 4. Assisting Emergent Readers. 5. Assisting Emergent Writers. 6. Supporting Independent Writers. 7. Creating a Classroom for Readers. 8. Assessing Growth in Literacy. 9. Selecting Early Literacy Teaching Resources.show more