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Literacy development in the early years : helping children read and write / Lesley Mandel Morrow.

By: Morrow, Lesley Mandel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, c2005Edition: 5th ed.Description: xv, 416 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0205392563 (pbk.); 9780205392568 (pbk.).Subject(s): Language arts (Preschool) -- United States | Reading (Preschool) -- United States | Children -- Books and reading -- United States | Frühlesen | Schreibenlernen | USA | Arts du langage (Primaire) -- États-Unis | Lecture (Éducation préscolaire) -- États-Unis | Enfants -- Livres et lecture -- États-UnisDDC classification: 372.6/0973 Other classification: 5,3 | DP 4002
Contents:
Foundations of early literacy development : surveying the past to the present -- Assessing early literacy development in order to design instruction -- Literacy and diversity : meeting needs of children with special concerns -- Language and vocabulary development -- Strategies to figure out words : phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics -- Developing comprehension of text and concepts about books -- Writing, spelling, and literacy development -- Motivating reading and writing -- Organizing and managing the literacy program -- Family literacy partnerships : home and school working together -- Children's literature -- Quality television programs with associated children's books -- Literacy-related computer software and web sites -- Suggestions for instructors -- Professional associations and related journals dealing with early literacy.
Review: "Maintaining past successful strategies and infusing new cutting edge research, Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write, Fifth Edition, emphasizes both constructivist and explicit strategies for teaching literacy to young children within an integrated language arts approach. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, renowned author Lesley Morrow explores literacy development as an active process between children and adults to create meaning and real purpose. This edition spends more time with strategies for preschool literacy, and skill development grades K through 3."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Foundations of early literacy development : surveying the past to the present -- Ch. 2. Assessing early literacy development in order to design instruction -- Ch. 3. Literacy and diversity : meeting needs of children with special concerns -- Ch. 4. Language and vocabulary development -- Ch. 5. Strategies to figure out words : phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics -- Ch. 6. Developing comprehension of text and concepts about books -- Ch. 7. Writing, spelling, and literacy development -- Ch. 8. Motivating reading and writing -- Ch. 9. Organizing and managing the literacy program -- Ch. 10. Family literacy partnerships : home and school working together -- App. A. Children's literature -- App. B. Quality television programs with associated children's books -- App. C. Literacy-related computer software and web sites -- App. D. Suggestions for instructors -- App. E. Professional associations and related journals dealing with early literacy.

"Maintaining past successful strategies and infusing new cutting edge research, Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write, Fifth Edition, emphasizes both constructivist and explicit strategies for teaching literacy to young children within an integrated language arts approach. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, renowned author Lesley Morrow explores literacy development as an active process between children and adults to create meaning and real purpose. This edition spends more time with strategies for preschool literacy, and skill development grades K through 3."--BOOK JACKET.

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