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Author McGee, Lea M., author

Title Designing early literacy programs : differentiated instruction in preschool and kindergarten / Lea M. McGee, Donald J. Richgels
Edition Second edition
Published New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Who is at risk for reading difficulties? : implications for prevention and intervention programs in early literacy-- Accelerating children's language and literacy learning in exemplary prevention classrooms -- Keeping the end goal in mind : teaching for knowledge and comprehension gains -- Literacy development and its assessment -- Using assessment to plan differentiated instruction -- Small-group differentiated instructional activities for early emergent readers and writers -- Small-group differentiated instructional activities for later emergent readers and writers -- Small-group differentiated instructional activities for experimenting readers and writers -- Differentiated instruction in action
Summary "This acclaimed teacher resource and course text describes proven ways to accelerate the language and literacy development of young children, including those at risk for reading difficulties. The authors draw on extensive research and classroom experience to present a complete framework for differentiated instruction and early intervention. Strategies for creating literacy-rich classrooms, conducting effective assessments, and implementing targeted learning activities are illustrated with vivid examples and vignettes. Helpful reproducible assessment tools are provided. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Subject Areas/Keywords: assessments, at-risk students, beginning readers, CCSS, classroom environments, classrooms, Common Core State Standards, differentiated instruction, early childhood reading, early literacy, ELA, emergent, English language arts, foundational skills, interventions, kindergarten, language, literacy development, preschool, prevention, programs, reading difficulties, response to intervention, RTI, struggling, teaching, writing Audience: Preschool and kindergarten teachers; reading specialists; school and child care administrators; instructors and students in early childhood education and early literacy"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Children with disabilities -- Education (Preschool) -- United States -- Case studies.
Individualized instruction.
Language arts (Preschool) -- United States -- Case studies.
Literacy programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Richgels, Donald J., 1949- author
ISBN 1462514251 (electronic book)
9781462514250 (electronic book)