ERIC Number: ED320103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Whole Language Learning for Elementary School Teachers, Children, and Parents.
McCarthy, William G., Ed.; And Others
The purpose of this booklet is to disseminate theoretical ideas and practical strategies concerning whole language so that learning for children and practice for teaching may be enlightened and improved. Chapters include: "Whole Language Learning" (William McCarthy and Alicia Sutton); "Planning the Program and Organizing the Classroom" (Marilyn Brummett and others); "Whole Language Learning through Theme Building: Self Concept Enhancement and Building of Self Esteem" (Caroline Cass); "Motivating the Emerging Writer" (Deborah Flurkey); "Music and Language, Partners in Communication" (Jane Conner and William McCarthy); "The Highlighting of Context as a Powerful Strategy for Beginning Readers and Beginning Teachers" (Sharon Andrews and Carol Turner); "Reading and Publishing Books" (Marilyn Brummett); "The Writing and Reading Connection in the Intermediate Classroom" (Patricia Gannon Smith); and "Evaluation and Record Keeping in Primary and Intermediate Grades" (Deborah Flurkey and Patricia Gannon Smith). Appendixes include "Suggested Children's Novels" (Patricia Gannon Smith) and a 25-item bibliography. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.