Teaching Language Arts A Student-Centered Classroom

ISBN-10: 0205542603

ISBN-13: 9780205542604

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: Carole Cox

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Teaching Language Arts 6/econtinues its emphasis on a student-and response-centered approach to literature-based teaching in todays culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. Engaging writing style and snapshots of real teachers bring the content to life for students. Instructors can use lesson plans, teaching ideas, and the on-line video case studies which will accompany each chapter to reinforce learning.Teaching Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.Elementary Language Arts.
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Book details

List price: $162.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/10/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Special Features
Preface
Language Arts: Learning and Teaching
Questions about Learning and Teaching Language Arts
The Six Language Arts
Learning Language Arts
Constructivism
Social Interaction
Reader Response
Teaching Language Arts
A Student-Centered Classroom
Standards-Based Curriculum
Room Environment
Organization
Resources
"Ripple Effects" of Integrated Teaching
Answers to Questions about Learning and Teaching Language Arts
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Journals
Children's Books, Films, and Software
Language Arts: Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Questions about Assessing and Differentiating Instruction in Language Arts
Assessment in a Student-Centered Classroom
Standardized Testing versus Authentic Assessment
Assessment Tools
Journals and Logs
Anecdotal Records and Observations
Checklists and Records
Inventories and Tests
Rubrics
Portfolios and Work Samples
Planning and Progress forms
Differentiated Instruction
Diversity and Multicultural Education
Students with Disabilities and Other Special Needs
Students Learning English as a Second Language
Answers to Questions about Assessing and Differentiating Instruction in Language Arts
Looking Further
MyLabSchooI Video Assignment: Criteria for Evaluation
Children's Books
Literature and Integrated Teaching
Questions about Literature and Integrated Teaching
Reader Response to Literature
The Transactional Model of Reading
Children's Stance Toward Literature
Integrated Teaching with Literature
Choosing Children's Literature
Genres of Children's Literature
Literature Discussions
Response Options
Literature Units
Literature Circles
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Literature and Integrated Teaching
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Teaching with Literature
Children's Books
First- and Second-Language Development
Questions about First- and Second-Language Development
First-Language Development
Theories of First-Language Development
Language Structure and Systems
Second-Language Development
Theories of Second-Language Development
Sheltering and Differentiating Instruction for English Language Learners
Teaching about Language and Vocabulary Development
Semantic Mapping
Word Play
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Teaching Speakers of Nonmainstream English
Answers to Questions about First- and Second-Language Development
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Writing Strategies
Children's Books
Listening, Talking, and Drama
Questions about Listening, Talking, and Drama
Listening and Talking in the Classroom
Listening: The Neglected Language Art
Talking: The Suppressed Language Art
Literacy and Listening and Talking
Teaching Listening and Talking
Questions and Prompts
Graphic Organizers
Cooperative Learning
Listening and Media Centers
Interviews and Oral Histories
Drama in the Classroom
Storytelling
Puppets
Reader's Theater
Creative Drama
Story Dramatization
Shakespeare for Children
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Portfolios
Instructional Conversation
Drama Performance
Answers to Questions about Listening, Talking, and Drama
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Contextual Analysis and Story Dramatization
Children's Books and Films
Emergent Literacy and Biliteracy
Questions about Emergent Literacy and Biliteracy
Emergent Literacy
Beginning to Read
Beginning to Write
Seven Ways to Teach Beginning Reading and Writing
Emergent Biliteracy
Beginning to Read and Write in Two Languages
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Emergent Literacy and Biliteracy
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: An Interactive Writing Activity
Children's Books
The Writing Process
Questions about the Writing Process
Learning to Write
Writing Workshop
Minilessons
Conferences
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Authentic Assessment
Portfolios
Answers to Questions about the Writing Process
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: The Writing Process: Prewriting
Children's Books
The Reading Process
Questions about the Reading Process
Learning to Read
Landmark Reading Studies
A Balanced Approach
Shared Reading
Reading Aloud
Word Study
Guided Reading
Independent Reading
Reading Workshop
Writing and Reading
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about the Reading Process
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Using Assessment to Inform Instruction
Children's Books and Software
Genres of Reading and Writing
Questions about Genres of Reading and Writing
Reading and Writing Both Aesthetically and Efferently
Fiction
Poetry
Songs
Stories
Nonfiction
Informational Books
Biographies and Autobiographies
Multicultural Literature
Journals and Letters
Journals
Letters
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Genres of Reading and Writing
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Writing about Immigrants
Children's Books and Software
Writing Conventions: Spelling
Questions about Spelling
The English Writing System
Stages of Spelling Development
Spelling and Reading and Writing
Spelling and Writing
Spelling and Reading
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Kindergarten through Second Grade
Second through Fourth Grade
Fifth through Eighth Grade
Answers to Questions about Spelling
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Word Walls
Children's Books and Software
Writing Conventions: Grammar, Punctuation, and Handwriting
Questions about Grammar, Punctuation, and Handwriting
Grammar
Defining Grammar
Types of Grammar
Grammar in Proper Perspective
Teaching Grammar
Punctuation
Development of Punctuation Skills
Teaching Punctuation
Handwriting
Development of Handwriting Skills
Teaching Handwriting
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Grammar, Punctuation, and Handwriting
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Grammar and Punctuation
Children's Books and Software
Viewing and Visually Representing
Questions about Viewing and Visually Representing
The New Language Arts
Viewing
Critical Viewing and Media Literacy
Film and Video
Television
Visually Representing
The Visual Arts
Video and Photography
Scriptwriting and Drama
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Media Literacy
Drama Performance
Answers to Questions about Viewing and Visually Representing
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Mind Maps and Cooperative Learning
Children's Books and Films
Technology in the Classroom
Questions about Technology and Language Arts
Technology and the Language Arts
Word Processing
The Writing Process and Technology
Word Processing in Writing Workshop
Electronic Messaging
Multimedia Projects
The Internet
WebQuests
Hypermedia
Caveats for Using Technology
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Technology and the Language Arts
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Using the Internet
Children's Software
Language across the Curriculum
Questions about Language across the Curriculum
Understanding Language across the Curriculum
Thematic Teaching
Assessing and Differentiating Instruction
Answers to Questions about Language across the Curriculum
Looking Further
MyLabSchool Video Assignment: Planning Instruction: 1st Grade Integrated Language Arts
Children's Books
References
Subject Index
Index of Children's Books and Films
A Year of Thematic Teaching
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