Language arts: content and teaching strategies
Built on a solid research base, this exceptionally applied, accessible, and teacher-friendly book continues to provide balanced coverage of all six of the language arts, including extensive application as well as student artifacts. Chapter topics cover learning and the language arts; teaching and assessing language arts; the reading and writing processes; looking closely at words; personal writing; listening to learn and sustaining talk in the classroom; reading and writing stories, information, and poetry; learning to spell conventionally; learning about grammar and usage; and developing legible handwriting.
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Chapter Learning and the Language Arts
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ask students begin Boston chapter characters chart checklist class collaboration classmates Classroom Library companion website concepts create dents develop elementary students English entries example experiences Figure grade grand conversations graphic organizers Greenwillow handwriting Heinemann hermit crabs Houghton Mifflin ideas identify important informational books instruction interactive writing kindergarten language arts learning logs letters literacy literature circles literature focus units Magic School Bus meaning oral participate phonemic awareness phonics picture poems poetry Portsmouth predictions presented projects read aloud readers reading and writing reading logs reading process Reading Teacher reading workshop reread respond revise root words sentences shared reading small groups sounds spelling stage story students learn students read students write talk teach minilessons teacher read theme cycles topic Tuck everlasting types Venn diagrams visual vocabulary vowel website at www.prenhall.com/tompkins word wall writing groups writing process writing workshop York young children