ERIC Number: ED436756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Emergent Literacy, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Instructional Development, Instructional Effectiveness, Kindergarten, Primary Education, Time Factors (Learning)
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($24.95). Website: www.reading.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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.