This book describes effective, engaging ways to build young children's print concepts and alphabetic knowledge, which are crucial for both reading and writing development. Presenting shared reading, shared writing, and targeted instructional activities, each chapter features helpful classroom vignettes, a section debunking myths about preschool literacy, and Ideas for Discussion, Reflection, and Action. Strategies are provided for creating print-rich classroom and home environments and differentiating instruction for diverse students, including English language learners. The book also discusses how to assess preschoolers' reading and writing progress. Reproducible checklists and parent handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
A composition textbook illustrated and written with a lot of model essays and small-group exercises throughout the text to make the reader becomes a more flexible writer.
In Rare Finds, you will meet many people who have made rare finds. You may find a character you can relate to and learn from, or some information that starts you on a process of discovery.
Beginning readers will enjoy these lively selections -- and learn a lot about language!
Beginning readers will enjoy these entertaining stories -- and learn about language.
This book intends to encourage reading and also has some useful sections like connections between words,making predictions,building vocabulary etc.
This is a collection of literary works by various authors that range from folk-tales to poetry to Informational Article.
A Harcourt Reading/Language Arts textbook.
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