This revised handbook is even more useful for elementary
teachers who want to explore the best techniques for teaching
reading and writing. The second edition of this popular guide has
been totally rewritten and offers more than one hundred procedures
and activities based on the latest research. In this superb
collection of proven strategies, teachers will find old favorites
as well as new approaches they will want to try-- from using
reading comprehension strategies and the writing process to working
with information texts and technology.
This overview of best practices for encouraging literacy helps
teachers reflect on their own teaching style as they explore
innovative approaches to learning. It contains hundreds of
practical ideas to meet the particular needs of every student. Each
strategy includes a brief discussion of the issues and then focuses
on ready-to-use ideas for any classroom. Some of the topics
addressed include: joining the literacy club--from conditions for
literacy learning and gender issues to supporting literacy growth
and using parents as partners; structures for literacy learning--
from creating a print environment and guided reading to independent
reading and tutoring struggling students;reading strategies--from
tapping into background knowledge and monitoring comprehension to
encouraging oral, written, and visual response;writing strategies--
from using notebooks and tricks of the trade to writing in genre
and applying the conventions of language;organizing a literacy
classroom-- from timetabling and involving the library to essential
classroom resources in all genres.
"Literacy Techniques for Building Successful Readers and
Writers" also includes checklists and guidelines--many in
reproducible form--for easy classroom use.
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!