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Literacy for the 21st Century: Teaching Reading and Writing in Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 4 (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Literacy for the 21st Century: Teaching Reading and Writing in Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 4 (2nd Edition)
Author: Gail E. Tompkins
ISBN 13: 9780132277211
ISBN 10: 132277212
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-07-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $118.20
 
 

Based on a parent book that is the best-selling literacy read on the market, this new volume addresses strategies for teaching reading and writing to children from Preschool to Grade 4. The author provides a solid foundation in the content of literacy instruction—phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension—liberally spiced with her trademark 'minilessons' and replete with children's writing samples. Included are a wealth of age-appropriate assessment tools, authentic classroom activities, and illustrative examples of how effective teachers engage children in preschool through primary grades in the captivating act of reading and writing. For practicing elementary school teachers seeking to improve their techniques for providing individual attention, assessment, and evaluation of student reading skills.