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The Resource Literacy in the early grades : a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers, Gail E. Tompkins

Literacy in the early grades : a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers, Gail E. Tompkins

Label
Literacy in the early grades : a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers
Title
Literacy in the early grades
Title remainder
a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers
Statement of responsibility
Gail E. Tompkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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Tompkins, Gail E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Literacy
  • Language arts (Preschool)
  • Language arts (Elementary)
  • Language arts (Early childhood)
  • Children
  • Child development
Target audience
adult
Label
Literacy in the early grades : a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers, Gail E. Tompkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-386) and index
Contents
1. Becoming an effective teacher of reading. Principle 1: Effective teachers understand how children learn -- Principle 2: Effective teachers support children's use of the cueing systems -- Principle 3: Effective teachers create a community of learners -- Principle 4: Effective teachers adopt a balanced approach to instruction -- Principle 5: Effective teachers scaffold children's reading and writing -- Principle 6: Effective teachers organize for literacy instruction -- Principle 7: Effective teachers differentiate instruction -- Principal 8: Effective teachers link instruction and assessment -- Review: How effective teachers teach reading and writing -- 2. Examining children's literacy development. Vignette: Ms. McCloskey's students become readers and writers -- Nurturing children's oral language development -- Fostering an interest in literacy -- How children develop as readers and writers -- Review: How effective teachers support children's literacy development -- 3. Assessing children's literacy development. Vignette: Mrs. McNeal conducts second-quarter assessments -- Classroom-based reading assessment -- Portfolio assessment -- High-stakes testing -- Review: How effective teachers assess children's literacy development -- 4. Cracking the alphabetic code. Vignette: Mrs. Firpo teaches phonics -- Phonemic awareness -- Phonics -- Review: How effective teachers assist children in "cracking the code" -- 5. Learning to spell. Vignette: Mrs. Zumwalt differentiates spelling instruction -- Stages of spelling development -- Teaching spelling -- Review: How effective teachers teach spelling -- 6. Developing fluent readers and writers. Vignette: Ms. Williams teaches high-frequency words -- Reading fluency -- Writing fluency -- Review: How effective teachers develop fluent readers and writers -- 7. Building children's word knowledge. Vignette: Mr. Wagner teaches vocabulary -- Children's vocabulary knowledge -- Word-study concepts -- Teaching children about words -- Review: How effective teachers build children's word knowledge -- 8. Facilitating children's comprehension: reader factors. Vignette: Third graders become strategic readers -- What is comprehension? -- Teaching about reader factors -- Review: How effective teachers facilitate children's comprehension -- 9. Facilitating children's comprehension: text factors. Vignette: Fourth graders learn about frogs -- Text factors of stories -- Text factors of informational books -- Text factors of poetry -- Teaching about text factors -- Review: How effective teachers facilitate children's comprehension -- 10. Scaffolding children's reading development. Vignette: Mrs. Ohashi uses the reading process -- The reading process -- Organizing for instruction -- Review: How effective teachers scaffold children's reading development -- 11. Scaffolding children's writing development. Vignette: First graders participate in writing workshop -- The writing process -- Teaching writing -- The writing process in action -- Review: How effective teachers scaffold children's writing development -- 12. Integrating literacy into thematic units. Vignette: Third graders create multigenre projects -- Connecting reading and writing -- Demonstrating learning -- Thematic units -- Review: How effective teachers integrate literacy into thematic units
Control code
ocn473443869
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
xxiv, 391 p.
Isbn
9780137027873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010284598
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)473443869
Label
Literacy in the early grades : a successful start for PreK-4 readers and writers, Gail E. Tompkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-386) and index
Contents
1. Becoming an effective teacher of reading. Principle 1: Effective teachers understand how children learn -- Principle 2: Effective teachers support children's use of the cueing systems -- Principle 3: Effective teachers create a community of learners -- Principle 4: Effective teachers adopt a balanced approach to instruction -- Principle 5: Effective teachers scaffold children's reading and writing -- Principle 6: Effective teachers organize for literacy instruction -- Principle 7: Effective teachers differentiate instruction -- Principal 8: Effective teachers link instruction and assessment -- Review: How effective teachers teach reading and writing -- 2. Examining children's literacy development. Vignette: Ms. McCloskey's students become readers and writers -- Nurturing children's oral language development -- Fostering an interest in literacy -- How children develop as readers and writers -- Review: How effective teachers support children's literacy development -- 3. Assessing children's literacy development. Vignette: Mrs. McNeal conducts second-quarter assessments -- Classroom-based reading assessment -- Portfolio assessment -- High-stakes testing -- Review: How effective teachers assess children's literacy development -- 4. Cracking the alphabetic code. Vignette: Mrs. Firpo teaches phonics -- Phonemic awareness -- Phonics -- Review: How effective teachers assist children in "cracking the code" -- 5. Learning to spell. Vignette: Mrs. Zumwalt differentiates spelling instruction -- Stages of spelling development -- Teaching spelling -- Review: How effective teachers teach spelling -- 6. Developing fluent readers and writers. Vignette: Ms. Williams teaches high-frequency words -- Reading fluency -- Writing fluency -- Review: How effective teachers develop fluent readers and writers -- 7. Building children's word knowledge. Vignette: Mr. Wagner teaches vocabulary -- Children's vocabulary knowledge -- Word-study concepts -- Teaching children about words -- Review: How effective teachers build children's word knowledge -- 8. Facilitating children's comprehension: reader factors. Vignette: Third graders become strategic readers -- What is comprehension? -- Teaching about reader factors -- Review: How effective teachers facilitate children's comprehension -- 9. Facilitating children's comprehension: text factors. Vignette: Fourth graders learn about frogs -- Text factors of stories -- Text factors of informational books -- Text factors of poetry -- Teaching about text factors -- Review: How effective teachers facilitate children's comprehension -- 10. Scaffolding children's reading development. Vignette: Mrs. Ohashi uses the reading process -- The reading process -- Organizing for instruction -- Review: How effective teachers scaffold children's reading development -- 11. Scaffolding children's writing development. Vignette: First graders participate in writing workshop -- The writing process -- Teaching writing -- The writing process in action -- Review: How effective teachers scaffold children's writing development -- 12. Integrating literacy into thematic units. Vignette: Third graders create multigenre projects -- Connecting reading and writing -- Demonstrating learning -- Thematic units -- Review: How effective teachers integrate literacy into thematic units
Control code
ocn473443869
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
xxiv, 391 p.
Isbn
9780137027873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010284598
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)473443869

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