Teaching Reading and Writing: The Developmental Approach, 2nd edition

  • Kristin M. Gehsmann, 
  • Shane Templeton

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Teaching Reading and Writing gives pre-service and experienced teachers the tools to teach reading and writing effectively. It also meets the diverse needs of students ranging from PreK to 8th grade classrooms. The book reflects an integrated model of literacy instruction. Using a conversational tone, this book helps you connect theory to practice. It utilizes real classroom vignettes and sample lessons.

The 2nd Edition has updated chapter features and inclusive recommended literature lists. There's more integrated, updated content on digital literacy and up-to-date research on literacy development. This is a comprehensive, accessible guide to developmentally and culturally responsive literacy instruction.

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780134985053

Subject: Reading & Literacy

Category: Literacy Methods (Secondary)


  1. The Foundations of Literacy Learning and Instruction
  2. Language, Thought, and Literacy Development
  3. Principles and Practices of Effective Literacy Instruction
  4. Student-Centered Assessment That Informs Instruction
  5. Language and Literacy Instruction for English Learners
  6. Emergent Readers and Writers
  7. Beginning Readers and Writers
  8. Transitional Readers and Writers
  9. Intermediate Readers and Writers
  10. Proficient Readers and Writers
  11. Instruction and Intervention for Readers Who Struggle

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