Summary: Written by one of the most dynamic author teams in the field of Reading and Literacy, the second edition ofAll Children Readcontinues to offer future K-8 teachers the best practices for nurturing emergent literacy, teaching early literacy concepts, and developing reading and writing inallstudents - those of varying reading levels and abilities, as well as those who are English language learners. Why Do Your Professors Feel This Text Is A Must-have for All Elementary Teache ...show morers? I am pleased to see many names in the field of research which I use as references: Snow, Purcell-Gates, Delpit, Fountas and Pinnell, Nagy, Lambert, Clay, Chomsky, Atwell, Ashton-Warner, Dewey, Cummins, Skinner, Barone, and Bear et. al. I like the way each chapter accesses prior knowledge of the student of reading. This also models what our expectation is for children of reading. Now the college student is experiencing first hand the instructional approach we discuss in connection with their own reading process. This is a great point for the support of metacognition and metacomprehension. Clairin DeMartini Wilson-- Nevada State College I like the separate chapters on literacy instruction in primary and intermediate grades-there are very different strategies.Kim Truesdale ndash; State University College at Buffalo For me, the greatest strengths of the text are: the ABC teaching plan, the discussions of teaching ideas and assessments, and the inclusion of Spanish and second language teaching of reading and writing.David Landis--University of Northern Iowa How is the Second Edition ofAll Children Readgoing to prepareyoutoBecome a Reading Professional? Being a Professional Reading Teacherfeature in every chapter offers increased emphasis throughout the text on the professional aspects of literacy instruction. Significant new coverage offluency and vocabularyin a brand new chapter. Differentiated Instructionwith connections to the SIOP features have been added to each chapter. A new chapter on assessment includes all important topics ofliteracy assessment. Central to the text arethe six overriding themes--the struggling reader, family/community literacy, technology, writing and reading connections, language diversity, and phonics/phonological awareness---interwoven throughout, making this text the most contemporary and critical learning aid to come out in the field in years and thus preparing future teachers like you for the demands of the classroom. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 08
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