Built on a solid research base, this exceptionally applied, accessible, and teacher-friendly text continues to provide balanced coverage of all six of the language arts. Extensive teaching applications include: four major instructional approaches identified in four, 4/color insert features; boxes that explain how to weave assessment into practice; elements of essential language arts components; and, multiple mini-lessons and lesson adaptations for K-8 classrooms. A CD-ROM case study of an 8th grade teacher engaging her class in literature circles comes automatically shrinkwrapped with the text.
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As the leading language arts book on the market, this popular core text for beginning teachers presents the content of the language arts curriculum and the most effective strategies for teaching it to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The philosophy of the text reflects a constructivist approach to teaching and learning. The book's coverage encompasses all of the language arts, all traditional topics, and offers the strongest treatment available of the reading-writing connection.From the Publisher:
This market-leading text features a fully-integrated approach to language arts instruction that is solidly based on cognitive and socio-psycholinguistic theories of learning. Coverage encompasses all of the language arts -- reading, writing, talking, and listening -- and includes traditional topics--handwriting, spelling, vocabulary, and grammar. It examines current topics such as the reading-writing connection...the development of the language arts across the entire elementary curriculum...and reader's and writer's workshops. A unique introductory chapter gives future teachers of Grades K-8 a complete instructional framework that is then applied throughout subsequent chapters to listening, talking, reading, and writing.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0024208523
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