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Creating Literacy Instruction for All Children

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ISBN-10: 0205355390

ISBN-13: 9780205355396

Edition: 4th 2003

Authors: Thomas G. Gunning

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List price: $94.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Every chapter begins with Anticipation Guide and Using What You Know
Every chapter concludes with Summary, Extending and Applying, Developing a Professional Portfolio, and Developing a Resource File
Most chapters end with Essential Standards and Assessment
Preface
The Nature of Literacy and Today's Children
The Nature of Reading
The Reader's Role in the Reading Process
Approaches to Reading Instruction: Whole versus Part Learning
Importance of Literacy Models
Approach Taken by this Text
Stages of Reading Development
Status of Literacy
Standards Movement
A Reading and Writing Program for Today's Students
Evaluation
The Nature of Evaluation
Placement Information
Norm-Referenced Versus Criterion-Referenced Tests
Judging Assessment Measures
Reporting Performance
Rubrics
Assessment in Basal Series
Other Methods of Assessment
Self-Evaluation
Evaluating Writing
Portfolios
Basal Reader Assessment
Assessing Materials
Fostering Emergent/Early Literacy
Understanding Emergent Literacy
Fostering Emergent Literacy
Core Activities for Building Emergent/Early Literacy
Reading in Preschool
Working with Parents
Family Literacy
Monitoring Emergent Literacy
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Teaching Phonics, High Frequency, and Syllabic Analysis
Rationale and Approaches for Phonics Instruction
How Words Are Read
How High Frequency Words Are Learned
Stages in Reading Words
Basic Principles of Phonics Instruction
Phonics Elements
Approaches to Teaching Phonics
Scope and Sequence
Adapting Basal Reader Instruction
Phonics and Spelling
Strategy Instruction
High Frequency Words
Building Fluency
Syllabic Analysis
Decodable Texts
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Building Vocabulary
The Need for Vocabulary Instruction
Stages of Word Knowledge
Seven Principles of Developing Vocabulary
Techniques for Teaching Words
A Planned Program
Remembering Vocabulary
Teaching Special Features of Words
Learning How to Learn Words
Supplying Corrective Feedback
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Comprehension: Theory and Strategies
The Process of Comprehending
Comprehension Strategies. Social-Constructivist Nature of Comprehension
Learning Environment
Integration of Strategies
Importance of Affective Factors
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Comprehension: Text Structures and Teaching Procedures
Nature of the Text
The Role of Questions in Comprehension
Frameworks for Fostering Comprehension
The Cloze Procedure
Critical Reading
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Reading in the Content Areas
Overall Goals of Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas
Using Content Area Texts
Children's Books and Periodicals in the Content Areas
Group Placement Inventory
Instructional Techniques
Teaching Content Area Knowledge
Reading for Conceptual Change
Nature of Knowledge and Skills Required in Major Content Areas
Writing to Learn
Sheltered English
Reading to Remember
Fostering Retention
SQ3R: A Theory-Based Study Strategy
Test-Taking Strategies
Study Habits
Expressive Study Skills
Metacognitive Study Strategies
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Experiencing Literature
Experiencing Literature
Types of Literature
Voluntary Reading
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Approaches to Teaching Reading. Changing Approaches to Teaching Reading. Basal Approach. Literature-Based Approach
Individualized Reading/Reading Workshop
Language Experience Approach
Whole Language
Guided Reading
Four Blocks
An Integrated Approach
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Writing and Reading
The Roots of Writing
Guided Writing
Process Approach to Writing
Writing Workshop
Thinking and Reading Like a Writer
Interpersonal Writing
Improving Expository Writing
Guiding the Writing of Reports
Assessing and Improving Writing: The Key Traits Approach
Technology and Writing
Reading Helps Writing
A Full Menu
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Diversity in the Classroom
Teaching All Students
Students at Risk
Students with Disabilities
Gifted and Talented
Inclusion
Intervention Programs
Tutoring Programs
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
Constructing and Managing the Literacy Program
Constructing a Literacy Program
Managing a Literacy Program
Literacy and Technology
Literacy in Today and Tomorrow's World
Professional Development
Help for Struggling Readers and Writers
References
Index
Graded Listing of 1000 Children's Books
Informal Assessment of Key Skills and Strategies