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Early Literacy Instruction Teaching Readers and Writers in Today's Primary Classrooms

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ISBN-10: 0135129036

ISBN-13: 9780135129036

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: John A. Smith, Sylvia Read

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Different from many other books on the market, this introduction to early childhood literacy provides rudimentary and specific aspects of early literacy assessment and develops meaningful strategies for catching struggling young readers before they fall through the cracks.Replete with authentic, first-person classroom descriptions, this introduction to emergent childhood literacy is built upon a five-part literacy instruction framework that is both comprehensive and practical. Each of the five components of the frameworkteacher read-alouds, word study instruction, independent reading practice, guided reading instruction and writing workshopis thoroughly developed in separate chapter…    
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Book details

List price: $114.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

John A. Smith Dr. John A. Smith is a professor in the Department of Elementary Education at Utah State University.nbsp; He holds a bachelorrsquo;s degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University, a masterrsquo;s degree in Elementary Curriculum from the University of Utah, and a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. nbsp; Dr. Smith has 10 years of elementary classroom teaching experience in 2 nd and 5 th grades and as a Chapter 1 reading teacher, and 20 years experience teaching at the university level.nbsp; Dr. Smith also taught at-risk students entering kindergarten and 1 st grade for three summers at the Frank Porter…    

What is Reading?
Reading is Constructing Meaning Components of Reading Attitude Toward Reading
Organizing for Literacy
Instruction Why a Reading Framework Rather Than a Reading
Program A Five-Part Reading
Instruction Framework Physical Environment
Instructional Materials Explicit Instruction Building and Using a Classroom Library
Building Early Literacy Skills Oral Language
Building a Necessary Foundation Alphabet Knowledge
Learning Letter Names and Sounds Phonemic Awareness
Recognizing and Using Speech Sounds Print Awareness
Understanding How Print Works
Reading Aloud to Children Purposes for Reading
Aloud Teaching Children to Respond to Literature
Reading Aloud to Teach Comprehension Comprehension Strategy Instruction Types of Text to Read Aloud
Word Study Understanding Word
Identification What to Teach
Common Spelling Patterns Teaching Spelling Patterns
An Explicit Instruction Model Sample
Explicit Instruction Lessons for Spelling
Patterns Building Students'
Sight Vocabularies Teaching Multi-Syllable Words Additional Guide Practice Word Study Activities
Differentiated Small-Group Reading
Instruction Issues Associated with Small-Group
Instruction Placing Students into Differentiated Reading Groups Differentiated Small-Group Reading Lesson Components
Independent Reading, Writing, and Learning-Center Activities Becky's
Small-Group Lesson Preparing Students to Work Independently Three Options for Independent Work Time
Effective Writing Instruction
The Reading-Writing Connection Writing Workshop Writing in Many Genres
Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
Reading Informational Texts Writing
Informational Texts Reading, Writing, and Math Reading, Writing, and Science Reading, Writing, and Social Studies
Reading Assessment That Guides Instruction Assessment Issues Assessing the Essential Elements of Reading
Interventions for Struggling Readers
The Need for Reading Instruction Intervention
The Classroom Teacher is Responsible Strong Classroom-Based Reading Instruction In-Class Interventions Resource Program Interventions Using A