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Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.

 

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

Grade   K  |  Professional Library

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

This book focuses on best practices for providing preschoolers with early literacy instruction.

 

Let's Go to the Movies: Rethinking the Role of Film in the Elementary Classroom

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Let's Go to the Movies: Rethinking the Role of Film in the Elementary Classroom

Argues that elementary language-arts teachers should expand their definition of "text" to include film, a valuable instructional material. Notes that today's elementary students come to class with a great deal of knowledge about films--prior experiences which teachers can tap into. Discusses the application to film of reader-response theories.

 

Language Learners in the English Classroom

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Language Learners in the English Classroom

This book provides practical, research-based strategies that can help secondary-level English language learners meet the challenges of both language and content learning.

 

Literary Discussion in the Elementary School

Grades   2 – 6  |  Professional Library

Literary Discussion in the Elementary School

This book offers a rich resource for preservice and practicing teachers who want to build, extend, or enliven a program in which students explore the expanding world of children's literature.