All Children Read: Teaching for Literacy in Today's Diverse Classroom

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Charles A. Temple
Pearson/A and B, 2005 - Education - 582 pages
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A Groundbreaking Text For Teaching Reading By Respected Researchers-- Charles Temple, Donna Ogle, Alan Crawford, and Penny Freppon.

Written by one of the most dynamic author teams in the field of Reading and Literacy, "All Children Read" offers future K-8 teachers the best practices for nurturing emergent literacy, teaching literacy concepts, and developing reading and writing in all students-those of varying reading levels and abilities, as well as those who are English language learners.

"The approach of this book mirrors your future classroom... the diverse classroom. It is the only book on the market that was written from its inception with these realities in mind."

Reviewers are Raving about "All Children Read: "

"" This text promises to be a timely, sensitive, and comprehensive literacy text for teachers whose lives are enriched daily from working with diverse learners." "
Rebecca S. Anderson
University of Memphis

"" Two strengths are most apparent: There is a wealth of information which shows the disposition (attitudes and beliefs) of an effective teacher and it provides the rationale for the development of such dispositions if one intends to teach. The second strength is the depth and breath of information that the text provides on the teaching of writing. This text provides valuable support and will be an excellent resource for preservice teachers." "
Margaret Bell Davis
Eastern Kentucky University

"" There are a variety of solidly researched strategies that can be used to build the students' knowledge and performance base. The information helps the pre-service teachers attain the knowledge needed todevelop their teaching strategies." "
Charlotte Black
California State University, San Bernardino

"" This is not the normal, bland writing we get in methods textbooks! The writing is excellent... I enjoyed reading this book and I salute the authors' spirit, their desire to present the truth about complex issues that many others wish to simplify." "
James Zarrillo
California State University, Hayward

What makes "All Children Read" unique?

  • Unique chapter on Language Acquisition (Ch. 3 )
  • In-depth coverage of assessment
  • " TEACH IT" boxes with practical applications linked to a free " Teach It" booklet with additional lessons and activities.
  • Six overriding themes-- the troubled reader, family/community literacy, technology, writing and reading, language diversity, and phonics/phonetic awareness -- interwoven throughout, make this the most contemporary and critical learning aid to come out in the field in years and thus prepares future teachers for the demands of the classroom in the 21st century.

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Contents

Why Does Literacy Matter?
5
Aspects of Reading
13
PART 1
17
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Penny Freppon is professor of education at the University of Cincinnati.

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