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Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, 5th edition

  • Gail E. Tompkins
  • Emily Rodgers

Published by Pearson (February 26th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

5th edition

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A practical and balanced approach to helping young students become fluent readers and writers
Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers presents a balanced approach to literacy instruction that will help all young students make a successful start in reading and writing. Effective teachers know their students’ individual needs, and use their understanding of literacy development to guide their teaching. The 5th Edition provides the background knowledge, modeling, and practical resources — including authentic classroom vignettes, student work samples, minilessons, assessment tools, and a Compendium of Instructional Procedures — that will ensure you are well prepared to meet grade-level standards and lead young students to become fluent readers and writers.

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Table of contents

  1. Becoming an Effective Teacher of Reading
  2. Examining Students’ Literacy Development
  3. Assessing Students’ Literacy Development
  4. Cracking the Alphabetic Code
  5. Learning to Spell
  6. Developing Fluent Readers and Writers
  7. Building Students’ Vocabulary
  8. Teaching Comprehension: Reader Factors
  9. Facilitating Students’ Comprehension: Text Factors
  10. Scaffolding Students’ Reading Development
  11. Scaffolding Students’ Writing Development
  12. Integrating Literacy into Thematic Units
Following Chapter 12 is the Compendium of Instructional Procedures which includes step-by-step instructions for implementing the evidence-based strategies presented throughout the text.

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