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Language Arts A Balanced Approach to Teaching Reading, Writing, Listening, Talking and Thinking

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ISBN-10: 0321087240

ISBN-13: 9780321087249

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ronald L. Cramer

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Book details

List price: $193.33
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Each chapter begins with ldquo;Chapter Openerrdquo;
ldquo; A literacy storyrdquo; and concludes with
ldquo;Practical Teaching Ideas and Activities,rdquo
ldquo;Reflection and summary,rdquo;
ldquo;Questions to Challenge Your Thinking,rdquo
ldquo;A Case Study,rdquo
ldquo;Return to the Anticipation Guide,rdquo
Foundations and Approaches to Teaching the Language Arts
A Philosophy For Teaching the Language Arts
Integrating the Language Arts
Literature Based Language Arts
The Influential Teacher
5A The Promise of Technology
Three Approaches to Language Arts Instruction
Organizing Learning Environments: Language, Learning, and Diversity
Intellectual, Therapeutic and Cultivated Environments
Classroom Management
Creating Physically Inviting Environments
4A Environments For Developing Language, Thinking, and Meaning
Environments Where Diversity Flourishes
Assessing Writing and Reading
Three Types of Assessment
Principles of Assessment
Assessing Writing
Assessing Reading
Standards, High stakes Testing, Accountability, and the Curriculum
Listening and Talking
Emerging Literacy
Reading-Writing Relationship
Literacy in the Home
Emergent Writing Concepts
Emergent Reading Concepts
Assessing Emergent Reading and Writing
Six Conclusions About Emergent Literacy
Literature and Literacy
1A The Value of Literature
Qualities, Quirks, and Issues in Children's Literature
Literary Elements
Genres of Literature
5A Response to Literature
6A Libraries and Children's Literature
Reading Literature to Children
The Story Teller's Art
Content Literacy: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Reading in the Content Areas
Writing in the Content Areas
Teaching Children to Comprehend Written Text
Defining Comprehension
Factors Influencing Comprehension
Four Underlying Comprehension Components
Thinking About the Commonly Named Comprehension Skills
Comprehension Strategies: Before, During, and After Reading
6A The Role of Question Asking in Reading
7A Guided Reading
8A Helping Struggling Readers
Word Study: Word Recognition, Dictionary, and Vocabulary Knowledge
Word Recognition
Dictionary Skills
Writing Process in a Workshop Environment
Graves' Writing Principles
Writing Process Stages
Writing Workshop
Poetry for Children
Preparing Children for Poetry
Responding to Children's Poetry
Sources of Inspiration for Writing Poetry
The Language and Technical Devices of Poetry
5A Forms for Creating Poetry
The Mechanics of Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, Capitalization, and Handwriting
Punctuation and Capitalization
The Spelling Connection: Integrating Reading, Writing, and Spelling
Integrating Reading, Writing, and Spelling Instruction
Stages of Spelling Growth
Approaches to Teaching Spelling
Strategies for Teaching and Learning Spelling
Instructional Issues
Selecting Spelling Words
Invented Spelling
Assessing Spelling