ERIC Number: ED447501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Parent to Parent: Our Children, Their Literacy. Whole Language Umbrella Series.
Oglan, Gerald R.; Elcombe, Averil
This book was written for parents to assist them in becoming active participants in their children's literacy development. Each chapter presents frequently asked questions from parents, examples of student writing, strategies for home use, and parent's written reflections, as well as explanations of literacy based in research and theory. Chapters in the book are: (1) Listening and Speaking; (2) Readers and Reading; (3) Writing and Spelling; and (4) Where to Begin. Contains 22 references. Appendixes contain a 150-item annotated bibliography of children's literature, arranged by grade level; a 31-item glossary of terms; suggestions on how parents can help their children become better writers; and the National Council of Teachers of English Position Statement on Reading. (EF)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Literacy, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Reading Skills, Spelling, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.