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Maintaining past successful strategies and infusing new cutting edge research, this book emphasizes both constructivist and explicit strategies for teaching literacy to young children within an integrated language arts approach.
Lesley Mandel Morrow is a Professor at Rutgers University's Graduate School of Education where she is coordinator of the literacy program.
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The Fifth Edition Gets Better and Better
Maintaining past successful strategies and infusing new cutting edge research, Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write
Fifth Edition, emphasizes both constructivist and explicit strategies for teaching literacy to young children within an integrated language arts approach. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, renowned author
Lesley Morrow explores literacy development as an active process between children and adults to create meaning and real purpose
This edition spends more time with strategies for preschool literacy, and skill development in grades K through 3
What Makes This Book the First of its Kind…
Increased coverage of assessment-A new separate chapter on assessment (Ch. 2) and Strategies for assessment in all chapters
New chapter on Diversity (Ch. 3)
New ELL marginal annotations
New Ideas for Classroom Use
New emphasis on the latest theories and research in early literacy development, including findings from the National Reading Panel, Preventing Reading Difficulties, Reading First, The Rand Report, and the implications of the No Child Left Behind Legislation
Book Earns High Praise From Reviewers and Students “Students like this book
It is easy to read and keeps their attention.”
Professor Becky Oekerman, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
“I like the stressing of the foundations of literacy instruction
Also, the case studies are an interesting extra.”
Dr. Edith A. Norris, West Texas A&M University
“There is SO MUCH to deal with in emerging literacy and this book addresses many of the issues relating to emerging literacy. ”
Vikki Boatman, Stephen F. Austin State University
Here are some comments from students using Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write
“Yes, the text was fantastic. I have shared it with several teachers and they have expressed interest in obtaining one for themselves. I plan to keep this book and use it as future reference. ”
“Yes, I liked this text a lot. I kept it for future reference
I liked how it read, it was not like normal text books (well some)
I also really liked the sections where it explained literacy centers. I think it would be excellent to use in a future class
Student quotes provided by Carol J. Nelson, Lewis-Clark State College About the Author Lesley Mandel Morrow is a Professor at Rutgers University''s Graduate School of Education where she is coordinator of the literacy program. Her area of research deals with early literacy development, and the organization and management of Language Arts Programs
Dr. Morrow has more than two hundred publications; one of her most recent book is The Literacy Center: Contexts for Reading and Writing, 2nd edition
She served as President of the International Reading Association in 2003-2004
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