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The Resource Dimensions of Literacy : A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, (electronic resource)

Dimensions of Literacy : A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, (electronic resource)

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Dimensions of Literacy : A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings
Title
Dimensions of Literacy
Title remainder
A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This popular text, now in its fourth edition, "unpacks" the various dimensions of literacy-linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental-and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a multidimensional and interdisciplinary perspective, it provides a strong conceptual foundation upon which literacy curriculum and instruction in school settings can be grounded.Linking theory and research to practice in an understandable, user-friendly manner, the text provides in-depth coverage of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Kucer, Stephen B
Dewey number
372.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language arts
  • Reading
  • English language
  • Literacy
Label
Dimensions of Literacy : A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Goals and Plans: Writing as an Intentional Act
Contents
  • Part 1-Introduction; Chapter 1-A Multidimensional View of Reading and Writing; Crossing Borders: Disciplinary Perspectives Versus Literacy Dimensions; A Literacy Beliefs Profile; A Literacy Story; About This Book; Part 2-The Linguistic and Other Sign Systems Dimension of Literacy; Chapter 2-The Nature of Language and Other Sign Systems; What Makes Language Language?; The Systems of Language; Pragmatic; Text Type, Genre, and Text Structure; Semantic; Syntactic; Morphemic; Orthographic; Graphophonemic
  • GraphemicAnalyzing The Great Big Enormous Turnip; Context, Situation, and the Systems of Language; Internal Context; External Context; Academic Discourse and Literacy Across the Curriculum and Across the Grades; Conclusions; Chapter 3-Oral and Written Language Relationships; The Language Expressions: Physical, Processing, and Situational Factors; Oral and Written Language Distinctions; The Link Among Letters, Sounds, and Spelling; A Little History on the Development of the English Spelling System; Conclusions; Chapter 4-Language Variation; What Is Language Variation?
  • Causes of Language VariationLanguage Variation and the Reading and Writing Processes; The Impact of Various Forms of Spoken English on Literacy Development; An Instructional Response to Nonstandard Dialects; Bilingual Language Users and the Linguistic and Other Sign Systems Dimension; Conclusions; Part 3-The Cognitive Dimension of Literacy; Chapter 5-The Constructive Nature of Perception; Perceptual Experiments; The Systems of Language, Memory, and Perception; Visual Processing and Perception; A Pin for Dan and The Great Big Enormous Turnip
  • Teaching Letters, Sounds, and Words From a Linguistic and Perceptual FrameworkConclusions; Chapter 6-The Reading Process; Factors Influencing the Reader-Text-Writer Transaction; Language and Other Sign Systems; Strategies; Background Knowledge; Purpose; Assimilation and Accommodation; Knowledge of Relevant Technologies; What Do Theories and Models Have To Do With Teaching Reading and Writing?; A Theory and Model of the Reading Process; Background Knowledge Search; The Situational Dependency of Reading; Goals and Plans: Reading as an Intentional Act; Reading Strategies
  • Evolving Cognitive Text WorldAn Examination of Proficient and Less Proficient Readers; Bilingual Language Users and the Cognitive Dimension; Reading: An Alternate View; Conclusions; Chapter 7-Understanding Written Discourse; The Nature and Role of Background Knowledge in Understanding; Words, Knowledge, and Comprehension; The Dynamic, Transactional, and Situational Nature of Comprehension; Conclusions; Chapter 8-The Writing Process; The Reader-Text-Writer Transaction Revisited; A Theory and Model of the Writing Process; Knowledge Search; The Situational Dependency of Writing
Control code
ocn870225630
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource (766 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135055103
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870225630
Label
Dimensions of Literacy : A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Goals and Plans: Writing as an Intentional Act
Contents
  • Part 1-Introduction; Chapter 1-A Multidimensional View of Reading and Writing; Crossing Borders: Disciplinary Perspectives Versus Literacy Dimensions; A Literacy Beliefs Profile; A Literacy Story; About This Book; Part 2-The Linguistic and Other Sign Systems Dimension of Literacy; Chapter 2-The Nature of Language and Other Sign Systems; What Makes Language Language?; The Systems of Language; Pragmatic; Text Type, Genre, and Text Structure; Semantic; Syntactic; Morphemic; Orthographic; Graphophonemic
  • GraphemicAnalyzing The Great Big Enormous Turnip; Context, Situation, and the Systems of Language; Internal Context; External Context; Academic Discourse and Literacy Across the Curriculum and Across the Grades; Conclusions; Chapter 3-Oral and Written Language Relationships; The Language Expressions: Physical, Processing, and Situational Factors; Oral and Written Language Distinctions; The Link Among Letters, Sounds, and Spelling; A Little History on the Development of the English Spelling System; Conclusions; Chapter 4-Language Variation; What Is Language Variation?
  • Causes of Language VariationLanguage Variation and the Reading and Writing Processes; The Impact of Various Forms of Spoken English on Literacy Development; An Instructional Response to Nonstandard Dialects; Bilingual Language Users and the Linguistic and Other Sign Systems Dimension; Conclusions; Part 3-The Cognitive Dimension of Literacy; Chapter 5-The Constructive Nature of Perception; Perceptual Experiments; The Systems of Language, Memory, and Perception; Visual Processing and Perception; A Pin for Dan and The Great Big Enormous Turnip
  • Teaching Letters, Sounds, and Words From a Linguistic and Perceptual FrameworkConclusions; Chapter 6-The Reading Process; Factors Influencing the Reader-Text-Writer Transaction; Language and Other Sign Systems; Strategies; Background Knowledge; Purpose; Assimilation and Accommodation; Knowledge of Relevant Technologies; What Do Theories and Models Have To Do With Teaching Reading and Writing?; A Theory and Model of the Reading Process; Background Knowledge Search; The Situational Dependency of Reading; Goals and Plans: Reading as an Intentional Act; Reading Strategies
  • Evolving Cognitive Text WorldAn Examination of Proficient and Less Proficient Readers; Bilingual Language Users and the Cognitive Dimension; Reading: An Alternate View; Conclusions; Chapter 7-Understanding Written Discourse; The Nature and Role of Background Knowledge in Understanding; Words, Knowledge, and Comprehension; The Dynamic, Transactional, and Situational Nature of Comprehension; Conclusions; Chapter 8-The Writing Process; The Reader-Text-Writer Transaction Revisited; A Theory and Model of the Writing Process; Knowledge Search; The Situational Dependency of Writing
Control code
ocn870225630
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource (766 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135055103
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870225630

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