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Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135028926

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ISBN13: 978-0135028926
ISBN10: 0135028922
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 10
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2010
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Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach - 5TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135028926

Gail Tompkins

ISBN13: 978-0135028926
ISBN10: 0135028922
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 10
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

The market leader in literacy education, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach continues to evolve to meet the needs of a changing world. Crafted for the undergraduate K-8 literacy course, this comprehensive and thoroughly applied text continues to cover the information new and experienced teachers need to know to teach literacy effectively, and follows this information with the specific strategies to use in the classroom to develop successful readers and writers. Integrating the best of what we know about teaching reading and writing, and implementing the ideas that will lead us into the future of education, the fifth edition provides the balance new and experienced teachers need to be successful in the classroom.

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Literacy for the 21 st Century: A Balanced Approach Fifth edition TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1:Becoming an Effective Teacher ofReading Introduction PRINCIPLE 1: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS UNDERSTAND HOW STUDENTS LEARN Behaviorism Constructivism Sociolinguistics Information Processing Theory PRINCIPLE 2: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS SUPPORT STUDENTS' USE OF THE CUEING SYSTEMS The Phonological System The Syntactic System The Semantic System The Pragmatic System PRINCIPLE 3: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS CREATE A COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS Characteristics of a Classroom Community How to Create a Classroom Community PRINCIPLE 4: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS ADOPT A BALANCED APPROACH TO INSTRUCTION PRINCIPLE 5: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS SCAFFOLD STUDENTS' READING AND WRITING Modeled Reading and Writing Shared Reading and Writing Interactive Reading and Writing Guided Reading and Writing Independent Reading and Writing PRINCIPLE 6: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS ORGANIZE FOR LITERACY INSTRUCTION Basal Reading Programs Literature Focus Units Literature Circles Reading and Writing Workshop PRINCIPLE 7: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS LINK INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT Purposes of Classroom Assessment Classroom Assessment Tools PRINCIPLE 8: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS BECOME PARTNERS WITH PARENTS Review: How Effective Teachers Teach Reading and Writing Professional References Children's Book References Chapter

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