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Teaching Beginning Reading and Writing with the Picture Word Inductive Model

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ISBN-10: 0871203375

ISBN-13: 9780871203373

Edition: 1999

Authors: Emily F. Calhoun

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In this practical guide to teaching beginning language learners of all ages, Calhoun encourages us to begin where the learners begin--with their developed listening and speaking vocabularies and other accumulated knowledge about the world. Engage students in shaking words out of a picture--words from their speaking vocabularies--to begin the process of building their reading and writing skills. Use the picture word inductive model (PWIM) to teach several skills simultaneously, beginning with the mechanics of forming letters to hearing and identifying the phonetic components of language, to classifying words and sentences, through forming paragraphs and stories based on observation.Built…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 2/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 127
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Emily Calhoun currently focusses on school improvement and professional development, where she combines practice and research. She specializes in the language arts, particularly the teaching of reading and writing in the elementary grades and literacy development K-12, including programs for struggling readers.She writes and consults on action research, The Picture-Word Inductive Model of Teaching, and ways of incorporating digital technologies into K-12 learning environments through the development of hybrid courses.She lives in Saint Simons Island, Georgia.