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Literacy for the 21st Century Teaching Reading and Writing in Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 4

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ISBN-10: 0130987190

ISBN-13: 9780130987198

Edition: 2003

Authors: Gail E. Tompkins, Patricia A. Tabloski

List price: $78.00
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For Literacy in the Elementary School and Elementary Reading Methods and Strategies courses. Based on the same principles and guidelines of Tompkins' best-selling literacy text, this new volume addresses specific strategies for teaching reading and writing to children from Preschool to Grade 4. The author provides a solid foundation in the content of literacy instructionphonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehensionliberally spiced with her trademark minilessons and replete with children's writing samples and authentic classroom vignettes. Included are a wealth of age-appropriate assessment tools, authentic classroom activities, and illustrative examples of how…    
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List price: $78.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/4/2002
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 420
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

nbsp; Gail E. Tompkins nbsp; After teaching writing for more than 30 years at elementary through university levels, Gail E. Tompkins is now a full-time writer. ldquo;Irsquo;ve always liked to write,rdquo; Dr. Tompkins explains. ldquo;My Dad was an Army officer, stationed in post-war Germany when I was four.nbsp; I remember sitting beside my mother at the kitchen table while she wrote weekly letters to my grandparents. I drew pictures and wrote my own notes that she mailed along with her letters. In third grade, I received a journal and filled it with details about the everyday events in my life, like kids do. I did lots of writing in sixth gradendash;more than in high school. I wrote a…    

How Do Children Learn to Read and Write?
Becoming an Effective Teacher of Reading
Examining Children's Literacy Development
Assessing Children's Literacy Development
What are the Components of Literacy Instruction?
Breaking the Alphabetic Code
Learning to Spell
Developing Fluent Readers and Writers
Expanding Children's Knowledge of Words
Guiding Children's Comprehension: Reader Factors
Guiding Childrens Comprehension: Text Factors
How do Teachers Organize Literacy Instruction?
Scaffolding Children's Reading Development
Scaffolding Children's Writing Development
Integrating Reading and Writing into Thematic Units
Compendium of Instructional Approaches