A leading seller for K-8 literacy programs, this extremely popular reading methods text has a simple goal: to provide aspiring teachers with the tools to help every student learn to read and write. Now titled Literacy: Helping Students Construct Meaning, this edition continues to provide preservice and in-service teachers with the information, techniques, and strategies to help all students become literate. Cooper and Kiger's text is distinguished in the field by its use of practical literacy lessons and authentic examples to clearly demonstrate how to teach reading and writing. Authentic, full-color children's stories (in excerpts or in their entirety) model extended literacy lessons throughout the text.
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J. David Cooper (Ed.D., Indiana University) is a retired professor from Ball State University. Prior to teaching at the college level, he taught at elementary and secondary schools in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Cooper has served as a consultant to the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., numerous state departments of education, and school systems throughout the country. Active in the International Reading Association, he has spoken in all 50 states and eight countries. Dr. Cooper has authored or coauthored more than 20 books on the teaching of reading. He has served as an editor of Indiana Reading Quarterly and as a reviewer for such leading journals as The Reading Teacher, Journal of Reading, and National Reading Conference Yearbook. Currently, Dr. Cooper consults on literacy instruction with numerous school districts throughout the United States.
Nancy D. Kiger (Ed.D., Ball State University) has more than 40 years of experience in education. She is retired from the College of Education at the University of Central Florida, where for 15 years she taught courses in reading, language arts, and children's literature as well as supervised student teachers. She also taught at universities in Indiana and Missouri. She began teaching as an elementary classroom teacher; later she taught reading at the elementary and middle-school levels in Indiana. She has been a writer and editor of literacy materials for over 25 years.
1. Effective Literacy Teachers. 2. A Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Program. 3. Prior Knowledge: Activating and Developing Concepts and Vocabulary. 4. How to Teach Strategies for Constructing Meaning. 5. Beginning Literacy. 6. Intermediate Grades and Middle School: Decoding, Vocabulary, and Meaning. 7. Responding and the Construction of Meaning. 8. Writing and the Construction of Meaning. 9. Helping Struggling Readers. 10. Developing a Management System for a Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Classroom. 11. Assessment and Evaluation in the Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Classroom.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0618907084
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 7. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0618907084
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110618907084