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ERIC Number: ED436756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 214
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87207-188-X
Literacy Instruction in Half- and Whole-Day Kindergarten: Research to Practice. Literacy Studies Series.
Morrow, Lesley Mandel; Strickland, Dorothy S.; Woo, Deborah Gee
Outlining a kindergarten instruction program, this book addresses the length of the kindergarten day and the best practices in early literacy. After the introduction, "Literacy Instruction in Half- and Whole-Day Kindergarten: Research to Practice," chapters are: "Issues Concerning Half-Day and Whole-Day Kindergarten Programs"; "The Purpose of the Study, Methods, and Procedures"; "Results of the Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis" (written with John Young); "Discussion of Results: Implications of the Data Analysis for Classroom Practice"; "Emergent Literacy Perspectives: Research to Practice"; "A Framework for the Literacy Curriculum"; "A Framework for Integrating Literacy into Content-Area Teaching"; "Creating a Framework for Literacy-Rich Environments"; and "Planning the Day: Organizing for Whole-Day and Half-Day Instruction." Appendixes contain suggestions for a unit on nutrition, study assessment measures, and sample anecdotes. Contains 137 references. (EF)
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($24.95). Website:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Reading Research Center, Athens, GA.; National Reading Research Center, College Park, MD.
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.; National Reading Conference, Inc.