Teaching Literacy in Second Grade
Guilford Press, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 196 pages
Second-grade classrooms are exciting places to visit. Children are consolidating their growing reading and writing expertise, exploring new genres, and becoming more effective communicators. This book takes the reader into several exemplary second-grade classrooms to demonstrate what teachers can do to optimize literacy learning for their students. Highlights include how to set appropriate short- and long-term goals for individual students, ways to plan instruction to meet those goals, and innovative ideas for partnering with parents.
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What Is the SecondGrade Child Like?
Knowing What to Teach in Second Grade
Setting Up the Classroom Environment for Literacy
Getting to Know Your Students
Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Learners
A Week in a SecondGrade Classroom 1 1 2
Developing HomeSchool Partnerships That Help Children Learn 1 36
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