ERIC Number: ED327853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Reading and Writing. Children and Language Series.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Intended for teachers in Tasmania, this booklet discusses making sense of language, the nature of written language, language and context, and organizing knowledge of the world. Chapter 1, Understanding Reading, contains a general discussion of the reading process as well as sections on the beginning and continuing reader, planning a reading program, the reader in difficulty, and evaluating progress in reading. Chapter 2, Understanding Writing, explores the writing process, varieties of writing, levels of abstraction in language, starting points for writing, and reviewing the program. The booklet also contains a section of children's writing and a selected reading list. Numerous black and white photographs illustrate the text. (MG)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Metalinguistics, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Written Language
The Marketing Officer, Department of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($A5.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Tasmania); Childrens Writing; Language Functions; Literacy Events; Writing Development
Note: Photographs may not reproduce clearly; portions printed on colored paper. For other titles in this series, see CS 212 616-619.