Language Arts: Patterns of Practice

Language Arts: Patterns of Practice, 9th edition

  • Gail E. Tompkins

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Language Arts guides you on how to teach elementary language arts — listening, talking, reading, writing, viewing and visually representing — effectively in every classroom, for all students. Using mini-lessons and real-life examples, the text provides an accessible and practical presentation of the information.

Published by Pearson (March 16th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780133917970

Subject: Literacy

Category: Language Arts (K-8)

Table of contents

Part 1: New Expectations: Today's Language Arts Classroom
1. Learning and the Language Arts
2. Teaching and Assessing Language Arts
3. Emergent Literacy

Part 2: The Big Six: Listening, Talking, Reading, Writing, Viewing, And Visually Representing
4. Oral Language: Listening and Talking
5. Written Language: Reading and Writing
6. Visual Language: Viewing and Visually Representing

Part 3: Instructional Practices: Implementing the Standards
7. Building Vocabulary
8. Comprehending and Composing Stories
9. Investigating Nonfiction
10. Exploring Poetry
11. Language Tools: Grammar, Spelling, and Handwriting
12. Putting It All Together

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