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Total Literacy Reading, Writing, and Learning

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ISBN-10: 053460319X

ISBN-13: 9780534603199

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Mary Beth Sampson, Timothy V. Rasinski, Michael R. Sampson

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List price: $124.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/22/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

A Total Literacy Program
What is a Total Literacy Classroom?
Theories of Behavior Acquisition
Cognitive Field
The Total Literacy Model
Self -Expression
Conventions - How Language Works in Literacy
Implementation of the Total Literacy Model
Standards for the English Language Arts
What are the Language Arts?
What does a Total Literacy Classroom Look Like?
Cooperative Learning
How Cooperative Learning Works
Heterogeneous or Homogeneous Grouping
The Multiple Classroom
Connecting with Parents
Early Literacy
Reading: The Beginnings
Should the Alphabet be Taught to Children?
How Children Become Aware of Print
Awareness of Sound is Important Too.
Natural Readers
Writing: The Beginnings
Distinctive Features of Beginning Writing
Literacy: Learning in School Settings
Experiences: The Foundations of Literacy
Responding to the Natural Environment
Responding to Sensory Impressions
Talk and Literacy Development
Oral Language in the Classroom
Oral Sharing
Oral-Sharing Activities
Spontaneous Expression
Readers Theater
Story Theater
The Teacher and Dramatization
Talking and Discussing
Experiences to Talk About
Enthusiastic Participation
Enriched Vocabulary
Observing Common Courtesies in Conversation
Connecting Oral Language with Written Language
Listening and Literacy Development
A Good Listener
Kinds of Listening
Simple Listening
Discriminative Listening
Listening For Information
Listening to Organize Ideas
Listening For Main Ideas
Listening For Varied Points of View
Critical Listening
Creative Listening
Propaganda and Listening
Factors Affecting Listening and Learning
Physical Environment
Psychological Environment
Developing Listening Abilities
Reading Aloud and Telling Stories
Activities that Enhance Listening Abilities
The Reading Process
What is Reading?
The Childs View of the Reading Process
The Teachers View of the Reading Process
Reading as Transaction
Miscues and Reading Proficiency
Other Factors that Affect Reading Comprehension
Comprehension Instruction and Assessment
Basal Readers and Literacy Learning
Reading Comprehension Strategies
Strategies for Comprehending
Teacher-Directed Strategies
Reader-Directed Strategies
Making Strategies that Work for You
The Writing Process
Understanding Writing
Collaborative Writing
Freeing Students to Write
Computers in the Writing Classroom
Teachers as Writers
Writing Patterned Stories and Poetry
Using Predictable Subgenre Stories to Extend Writing Pathways
Using Patterned Poetry to Extend Literacy Pathways
Poetry Patterns that Feature Form-Class Words
Using Predictable Subgenre Stories To Extend Writing Pathways
The Value Of Genre Writing
Using Patterned Poetry To Extend Literacy Pathways
The Writing Classroom
A Physical Environment For Authors
Young Authors Conferences
Organizing and Managing the Writing Classroom
The Writing Classroom
Patterns Of Interaction
Writer's Workshop
Collaborative Committees
A Physical Environment For Authors
The Writing Area
The Publishing Area
Computers And Writing And Publishing
Word Processing And The Writing Process
Young Authors' Conferences
Literacy Conventions: Words, Spelling, Grammar and Handwriting
Spelling and Word Study
Spelling: The Beginnings
Stages or Evolution of Spelling Development
Developing Conventional Spellers
Spelling in Writing and Reading
Process-Centered Instruction in Spelling
What Words to Teach?
Instructional Elements
Routines in Direct Spelling Instruction
Linguistic Factors that Influence Spelling
Word Lists for Spelling and Editing
Grammar Refining Handwriting
Refining Punctuation and Capitalization
Linguistic Guidelines for Refining Communications
Grammar and Mechanics Summary
Assessing Literacy Learning
The Education Bill of 2002
The Culture of Assessment
What are Standardized Tests?
Assessment Through Observation
Anecdotal Records
Assessment Through Interaction
Coaching vs. Editing
Assessment Through Analysis of Student Work
Work Samplings
Holistic Scoring of Writing
Assessment Through Student Self-Evaluation
Student Log Books
Assessment Through Portfolios
What is a Portfolio?
Whats in a Portfolio?
Portfolio Conferences
Report Cards
Evaluating the Total Literacy Classroom
Childrens Literature. (by Bill Martin Jr)
Children Learn Best When They Come to Books Expecting Adventure
Making Connections with Books is the Key to a Lifetime of Reading
Books Ive Come to Love
Books to Start With
Humorous Books
Wordless Picture Books
Books of Artistic Merit
Informational Books
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction and Biography
Books Focusing on Social Issues
Picture Books
Cinderella Folktale Variants
The Best Reading Environment We can Offer
Children is a Classroom Filled with Both Books and Readers of Books
Literature Strategies That Facilitate Childrens Interactions with Books
Keeping Abreast of Childrens Books
Author Studies.
Using Theme Cycles. (by Geoff & Cherry Ward)
The Value of Thematic Approaches to Real Learning
Different Styles of Theme Cycles
Sources for Planning Theme Cycles
Where Do Ideas for Units Come From?
A Model or Framework for Planning Theme Cycles
Initiating Activities
Enhancing Activities
Synthesizing Activities
Some Principles for Planning Theme Cycles
Dont Force Coverage of the Curriculum
Provide Balance Within or Between Theme Cycles
Use the Theme Cycle as a Guide Only
Identify the Crucial Aspects of the Theme Cycle
Do What Comes Naturally
Vary the Time Allocation for Working on Theme Cycles
Limiting the Unit
Theme Cycles as Action Research
Theme Cycles and Parent Participation
The Teachers Role in the Theme Cycle
Choosing Language Activities to Exploit the Content
Monitoring and Supporting Students Learning
Focused Learning Episodes or Mini-Lessons
Planning a Theme Cycle: A General Sequence
Literacy Across the Curriculum
Using Childrens Literature in Content Area Instruction
Comparing Story/Narrative and Content Expository Text
Descriptive Text
Sequential Text
Comparison and Contrast Text
Cause/Effect Text
Problem/Solution Text
Becoming Independent Learners
Developing Research Skills
Promoting A Searching Attitude
Developing Research Skills
Searching for Information
Using a Table of Contents and Index
Using Alphabetical Arrangement
Using Library Reference Skills
Art and Literacy
Art Activities for Language Growth
Math and Literacy
Responding to Numerals and Numbers
Numerals and Numbers in the Newspaper
Numerals in the Environment
Numbers in Stories and Poems
Numbers Everywhere.
Geometric Shapes Surround Us
Responding to Graphic Aids
Childrens Books and Mathematical Concepts
Music and Literacy
Language Development Through Rhythmic Response
Social Studies and Literacy
Science and Literacy