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Portraits of Literacy Development Instruction and Assessment in a Well-Balanced Literacy Program, K-3

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ISBN-10: 0130943142

ISBN-13: 9780130943149

Edition: 2004

Authors: Patricia A. Antonacci, Catherine M. O'Callaghan

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With an emphasis on the many uses of assessment data, this book offers prospective teachers a unique new approach to using various assessments to inform their literacy instruction at every level. Through examples and discussion, readers are shown how to scaffold literacy instruction for emergent, early, and fluent readers, based on information they have gathered about pupils' learning. A solid research base and strong treatment of underlying theory support dozens of practical, accessible strategies that are clearly aligned with performance-based assessments. The alignment of performance-based assessments and corresponding instructional strategies with national standards facilitates…    
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List price: $135.80
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/8/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Patricia Antonacci is a Professor Emeritus of Education at Iona College. Antonacci entered the teaching profession as a classroom teacher for the middle and elementary grades and continued as a literacy specialist. Her long career in public schools brought her a range of experiences as a teacher at all grade levels including a number of years working in diverse classroom settings. As a reading specialist for K through 12, she assisted teachers in integrating literacy instruction in content areas. Working in a large urban district afforded her rich experiences teaching striving readers and English language learners. Antonacci has taught courses at Fordham University and Iona College…    

Catherine O'Callaghan is a professor of Education and Chair of the Education Department at Western Connecticut State University. She entered the teaching profession as a classroom teacher and continued her career as a literacy specialist with teaching experiences that span across the grades. Teaching in New York City within diverse settings afforded her a wide range of teaching experiences. Her doctoral degree from Fordham University in Language and Literacy initiated her research interests in new literacies, critical literacies, teacher education, and intervention plans for helping striving readers and writers. O'Callaghan began working with preservice and inservice teachers at St.…    

The Foundations of Literacy Development in Young Children
Building a Framework for Assessing Language and Literacy: The Development of Young Readers and Writers
The Beginnings of Young Children's Literacy Development: The Framework for a Well-Balanced Literacy Program
Oral Language Development in Young Children
Linking Oral Language, Literacy Instruction, and Assessment at the Emergent Literacy Stage
Linking Oral Language, Literacy Instruction, and Assessment at the Early Literacy Stage
Linking Oral Language, Literacy Instruction, and Assessment at the Fluency Literacy Stage
Instruction and Assessment for Literacy Development in Emergent, Early, and Fluent Readers and Writers
Literacy Instruction and Assessment for Emergent Readers and Writers
Literacy Instruction and Assessment for Early Readers and Writers
Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Fluent Readers and Writers
The Role of Phonics in Literacy Development within a Balanced Literacy Program
Managing Literacy Instruction and Assessment in Diverse Classrooms
Teaching All Children: Accommodating Differences in the Literacy Classroom
Portfolio Assessment
Appendix