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Title Best practices in literacy instruction / edited by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Linda B. Gambrell ; foreword by Nell K. Duke
Edition 4th ed
Published New York : Guilford Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xx, 492 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Jennifer Renner Del Nero, Lesley Mandel Morrow, and Linda B. Gambrell -- Part I. Perspectives on Best Practices: 1. Evidence-based best practices in comprehensive literacy instruction / Linda B. Gambrell, Jacquelynn A. Malloy, and Susan Anders Mazzoni; 2. Balance in comprehensive literacy instruction: evolving conceptions / Christina L. Madda, Vicki Benson Griffo, P. David Pearson, and Taffy E. Raphael -- Part II. Best Practices for All Students 3. Best practices in early literacy: preschool, kindergarten, and first grade / Lesley Mandel Morrow, Diane H. Tracey, and Jennifer Renner Del Nero; 4. Best practices with struggling readers / Richard L. Allington; 5. Best practices in literacy instruction for English language learners / María S. Carlo and Alain Bengochea; 6. Best practices in adolescent literacy instruction / Donna Ogle and Laura Lang -- Part III. Evidence-Based Strategies for Literacy Learning and Teaching: 7. Best practices in motivating students to read / John T. Guthrie; 8. Best practices in teaching phonological awareness and phonics / Patricia M. Cunningham; 9. Best practices in vocabulary instruction revisited / Camille L.Z. Blachowicz and Peter J. Fisher; 10. Best practices in comprehension instruction . Janice F. Almasi and Susan J. Hart ; 11. Best practices in fluency instruction / Melanie R. Kuhn and Timothy Rasinski; 12. Best practices in teaching writing / Karen Bromley; 13. Best practices in literacy assessment / Peter Afflerbach, Jong-Yun Kim, Maria Elliker Crassas, and Byeong-Young Cho -- Part IV. Perspectives on Special Issues: 14. Best practices in content-area teaching / Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey; 15. Effective use of technology in literacy instruction / Michael C. McKenna, Linda D. Labbo, Kristin Conradi, and Jessica Baxter; 16. New literacies in literacy instruction / Jennifer Rowsell and Diane Lapp; 17. Organizing effective literacy instruction: differentiating instruction to meet student needs / D. Ray Reutzel; 18. Parent-teacher partnerships that make a difference in children's literacy achievement / Jeanne R. Paratore and Patricia A. Edwards; 19. Best practices in professional development for improving literacy instruction in schools / Rita M. Bean and Aimee L. Morewood
Summary "A highly regarded teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book is grounded in current knowledge about literacy teaching and learning in grades PreK-8. The field's leading authorities present accessible recommendations for best practices that can be tailored to fit specific classroom circumstances and student populations. Provided are strategies for helping all students succeed--including struggling readers and English language learners--and for teaching each of the major components of literacy. The book also addresses ways to organize instruction and innovative uses of technology. Every chapter includes concrete examples, Engagement Activities, and resources for further learning. Subject Areas/Keywords: assessment, best practices, children, classrooms, comprehension, education, elementary, English language learners, instructional, language arts, literacy, methods, primary grades, reading, struggling readers, teachers, teaching, technology, writing Audience: Classroom teachers in grades PreK-8; reading specialists and staff developers; teacher educators"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language arts -- United States
Reading comprehension -- United States
Literacy -- United States
EDUCATION -- Elementary.
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Reading & Phonics.
Language arts.
Reading comprehension.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Morrow, Lesley Mandel
Gambrell, Linda B
Duke, Nell K
LC no. 2011000859
ISBN 9781609181802