Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy: Birth Through Kindergarten, 5th edition

  • Carol Vukelich, 
  • Billie Enz, 
  • Kathleen A. Roskos, 
  • James Christie

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Overview

Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy provides the core content, teaching strategies, and practical applications that you need to help children learn language and literacy. It provides pre- and in-service teachers with sound instructional strategies to facilitate children's reading, writing, speaking and listening development from birth through kindergarten. Recognizing that children are at the heart of good language and literacy teaching, the book focuses on 4 central themes: a perspective on teaching and learning that blends constructivism and science-based instruction, respect for diversity, instruction-based assessment and family involvement in literacy learning.

The 5th Edition includes up-to-date research, an increased emphasis on standards and new features that reflect recent developments in the field of language arts education. Each chapter identifies clear learning goals and offers opportunities for you to check your knowledge and apply what you've learned.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137415069

Subject: Reading & Literacy

Category: Literacy Methods (Early/Emergent)

Overview

1. Foundations of Language and Literacy
2. Families' Role in Children's Literacy Learning
3. Educational Environments Beyond the Family
4.Language: The Foundation of Literacy Learning
5. Developing Oral Language Comprehension
6. Sharing Good Books with Young Children
7. Teaching Early Reading
8. Teaching Early Writing
9. Assessing the Foundations of Early Literacy Learning

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