Strategies for Literacy Education
This text is appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate courses in reading methods.This user-friendly resource offers a selection of broad-based and stimulating strategies to assist teachers in developing lessons that will advance students' reading abilities. The author designs strategies to motivate and to encourage reading, to help improve the teaching-learning process, and to plan for appropriate instruction. (It is assumed that students have developed a theoretical framework about literacy before using these strategies.) The text addresses all standard literacy topics and is appropriate for instructing beginning through intermediate level readers. It emphasizes the practical application of theory and would be helpful to use in coursework connected directly to field based practicums in schools, or as a resource guide for student teachers, as well as for literary remediation.
- Paperback | 210 pages
- 181.4 x 283 x 9.9mm | 362.88g
- 04 May 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
Table of contents
1. Word Identification Strategies. 2. Meaning Vocabulary Strategies. 3. Comprehension Strategies. 4. Writing Strategies. 5. Study Skills Strategies.
Specific Compliance Instructions-On how to develop lessons to meet new state standards that emphasize a balanced approach to teaching literacy. Teachers will gain confidence in knowing their efforts are meeting state compliance standards. Ex.___Detailed table of contents-Serves as a directory to 123 strategies appropriate for a variety of lesson topics, presented in a clear step-by-step format. The directory is a resource to assist teachers in finding a specific strategy appropriate to develop a lesson. Ex.___Additional activities and practice. Allows teachers to expand their repertoire of activities for classroom use and to hone their professional skills by using a rich variety of activities. Ex.___5 major sections. Teachers' grasp of the major components of literacy education is simplified. Ex.___