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Let's Begin Reading Right: A Developmental Approach to Emergent Literacy, sixth edition, takes a constructivist, developmental approach to emergent literacy for infants to 8-year olds. This revision includes new introductory chapters that cover current issues (NCLB, standards) about emergent literacy, new features "Developmentally Appropriate Practice in a NCLD World" and "Home-School Connections", and expanded coverage of working with English language learners. It includes chapters and discussions on oral language development, reading, writing, setting up classrooms for literacy activities, how to select and read children's literature, how to assess literacy development, and how to select teaching resources.
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A "holistic," developmental approach to teaching emergent readers from pre-Kindergarten through the primary grades. This text presents the latest research findings in the field of emergent literacy, linking these findings directly to early childhood education theory in a way that is easy-to-understand and apply, with numerous illustrations of ways to implement these findings in the classroom. Coverage follows development from infancy through independent reading and writing...explaining the theory behind developmentally appropriate practice describing these teaching techniques within home and classroom environments. Emphasis is on the constructivist approach to gaining knowledge through exploration and discovery. Recent breakthroughs in understanding children's self-initiated reading and writing activities also help explain a child-centered method of reading instruction.From the Back Cover:
This text is written from a constructivist viewpoint, employing a balanced approach to teaching early literacy learning. The book advocates child's choice in reading materials and recommends against ability grouping. The book combines developmentally appropriate early childhood practice with the current views of emergent literacy and holistic literacy. Emphasis on teaching for diversity and inclusion, and on teaching skills in the context of reading and writing.
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0023372834
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. 3. Seller Inventory # DADAX0023372834
Book Description Pearson Education. Condition: New. pp. 352. Seller Inventory # 5817341