Summary: 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 addition, the focus onwords-hearing, speaking, writing, and reading them-creates an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand ...show more approach that builds on young children's' eagerness to communicate with others concerning their thoughts and ideas about the world they live in.The book covers the use of materials, content, and activities found in most early childhood classrooms.For pre-school and primary grade teachers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 09
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