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Best Practices in Literacy Instruction

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1572308756

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Published: 2003
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Best Practices in Literacy Instruction - 2ND 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-1572308756

Lesley Morrow, Linda Gambrell and Michael Ed. Pressley

ISBN13: 978-1572308756
ISBN10: 1572308753
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 03
Publisher: Guilford Press

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Now in a revised and updated second edition, this bestselling book guides teachers in providing effective, engaging literacy instruction that meets the challenges of today's legislative mandates. Identified are principles of best practice that reflect cutting-edge scientific research as well as decades of hands-on classroom experience, and that were cited in the International Reading Association's 2002 position paper on evidence-based reading instruction. Leading researchers and practitioners review the latest findings on key areas of instruction and translate the research into easy-to-implement teaching strategies and ideas. Including updated coverage of early literacy, phonics, comprehension, assessment, adolescent literacy, and more, the second edition also features essential new chapters on vocabulary and fluency instruction.

Key Features
* Consistently a "top 10" seller since publication.
* 10 research-based best practices featured have been adopted by IRA, so will receive constant, wide exposure.
* Morrow is President-Elect of the International Reading Association (IRA); Gambrell is Past President of the National Reading Conference (NRC); Pressley is a widely published, bestselling author/editor; plus a "who's who" of contributors.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Morrow, Gambrell, and Pressley

I. Perspectives on Exemplary Practices in Literacy

1. Principles of Best Practice: Finding the Common Ground, Mazzoni and Gambrell
2. Toward a More Complex View of Balance in the Literacy Curriculum, Pearson and Raphael

II. Strategies for Learning and Teaching

3. Current Practices in Early Literacy Development, Morrow and Asbury
4. What Research Says about Teaching Phonics, P. M. Cunningham
5. Best Practices in Vocabulary Instruction: What Effective Teachers Do, Blachowicz and P. J. Fisher
6. Best Practices in Comprehension Instruction, Block and Pressley
7. Fluency in the Classroom: Strategies for Whole-Class and Group Work, Kuhn
8. Building a Sound Writing Program, Bromley
9. Material Matters: Using Children's Literature to Charm Readers (or Why Harry Potter and the Princess Diaries Matter), D. Fisher, Flood, and Lapp
10. Adolescent Literacy, Stevens and Bean
11. Best Practices in Literacy Assessment, Winograd, Flores-Dueñas, and Arrington

III. Special Issues

12. Organizing Effective Literacy Instruction: Grouping Strategies and Instructional Routines, Reutzel
13. See It Change: A Primer on the Basal Reader, Roser, Hoffman, and Carr
14. Strategies for Literacy Development for Students with Disabilities, Allington and Baker
15. Effective Use of Technology in Literacy Instruction, McKenna, Labbo, and Reinking
16. Achieving Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, J. W. Cunningham and Creamer

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