Summary: A supplement for Literacy in Early Childhood or Reading in Early Childhood courses.
Answering the question of how to teach literacy to young children, this thoroughly child-oriented handbook compiles fifty practical strategies that will engage young children in reading and writing and encourage their emerging literacy skills. The choice of strategies is firmly grounded in current research into the brain mechanisms that underlie the skill of reading. In addi ...show moretion, the focus on words -- hearing, speaking, writing, and reading them -- creates an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand approach that builds on young childrens' eagerness to communicate with others concerning their thoughts and ideas about the world they live in. ...show less