Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

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9780195565638: Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the principal literacy theories and show how they may be applied to everyday teaching. Classroom-tested, this text for English Education remains reader-friendly, practical, current, and unique in its inclusion of children's literature.

This new edition has been updated significantly, including: a heavilt revised Part One, which focuses on oral language, assessment, phonics and comprehension; a new larger format with two-color internal design to assist readability; and guidance on how pre-service teachers may apply their learning to suit new and unfamiliar teaching environments and curriculum documents.

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Gordon Winch is author and educational consultant. He was previously Head of the Department of English at Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, now the Lindfield campus of the University of Technology, Sydney.

Rosemary Ross Johnston is Professor and Head of Education in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Child and Youth: Culture and Wellbeing.

Paul March is an Associate of the Centre for Child and Youth: Culture and Wellbeing at the University of Technology, Sydney and former Senior Lecturer within the School of Teacher Education at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Lesley Ljungdahl is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Marcelle Holliday is education consultant, writer of online learning materials, and lecturer at the Australian Catholic University, New South Wales.

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