Towards a Reading-writing Classroom

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Pearson Education Canada, 1984 - Education - 90 pages

This thoroughly practical book discusses ways in which the process approach that has revolutionized teaching writing may be applied effectively in the teaching of reading. The integration of reading and writing instruction has been proved to be a valuable instructional approach, and this book not only outlines basic research, but offers sensible applications for the classroom teacher.

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Contents

The ReadingWriting Process
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THEORY
21
Classroom Practice What?
46
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Dr. JAN TURBILL has been a classroom teacher and a consultant and is currently Senior Lecturer, Unit for Language, Learning and Literacy at the University of Wollongong. For many years she has been involved in professional development, both in Australia and in North America, and is interested in the role that language plays in learning, particularly in the learning of teachers.ANDREA BUTLER taught in primary schools in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales before becoming a language consultant. She is now a full-time consultant for a major educational publishing firm. Her work keeps her in contact with teachers and children in schools throughout Australia and New Zealand. She is the author of The Story Box in the Classroom Rigby Education.

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