ERIC Number: ED373337
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Language, Literacy and the Child.
Galda, Lee; And Others
This book is about teaching and learning the English language and about using children's literature to support that teaching and learning in K-8 classrooms. The book is organized to help preservice teachers first develop a knowledge of language, and then examine the ways in which teachers can teach and children can learn about language. Chapters are: (1) Language, Learning, and Teaching; (2) The Development of Oral Language; (3) The Emergence of Literacy; (4) Literature: Reading, Responding, Becoming a Reader; (5) Composition: Writing, Revising, Becoming a Writer; (6) Talking with Children; (7) Language across the Curriculum; (8) Observing and Assessing Children Using Language; (9) Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking: Early Years; (10) Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking: Intermediate Grades; and (11) Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking: Upper Grades. Each chapter concludes with sections on activities for teachers, resources for further reading, and a reference list. (NKA)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Elementary Education, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Learning Processes, Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Reader Response, Student Development, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
Orders, Harcourt Brace and Company, 6277 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32887 ($44.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Writing Development