Literacy development in the early years: helping children read and write
This book emphasizes an integrated language arts approach to teaching young children literacy, focusing on balanced, constructivist and direct instruction. Literacy Development in the Early Years presents a theoretical and research-based rationale for its contents, as well as practical applications based on that theory. It embraces integrated language arts and an interdisciplinary approach to literacy development as it addresses developing writing, reading, and oral language in the home and school curriculum. The use of children's literature is emphasized as the most important instructional materials and the joy of early literacy experiences is stressed to ensure lifelong reading habits. Literacy development is viewed as an active process between children and adults to create meaning and real purpose.
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Montessori Read and Write: A Parents' Guide to Literacy for Children
No preview available - 1998
Practices in the Past
The Whole Language Movement
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