ERIC Number: ED454516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching Every Child: A Guide for Literacy Teams Grades 1-3. Bill Harp Professional Teachers Library.
Patterson, Leslie M.; Mallow, Frances E.
This book describes the use of Literacy Teams, teams of teachers and others who systematically look for ways to help one another and draw on a wide range of campus and community resources to help children struggling to learn to read. The book is written to help teachers, parents, reading specialists, counselors, and principals to work together in the collaborative puzzle solving process of teaching children to read. After a letter to readers, chapters in the book are: (1) Literacy Teams: Puzzling over Kids' Needs; (2) Thinking about Support for Young Readers and Writers; (3) Kids Who Just Sit and Watch; (4) Kids Who Don't Seem to Care; (5) Kids Who Don't Know How Written Language Works; (6) Kids Who Are Reluctant To Write; (7) Kids Who Don't Get the Big Picture When They Read; (8) Kids Who Don't Use Visual and Structural Cues To Make Meaning; (9) Kids Who Know about Letters and Sounds and Still Can't Read; (10) Kids Who Have a Little Experience with "School English"; and (11) Solving Puzzles, Changing Lives. (Contains 45 references.) (RS)
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Primary Education, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Teacher Collaboration, Teamwork, Writing Instruction
Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 1502 Providence Highway, Suite 12, Norwood, MA 02062 ($16.95). Tel: 800-934-8322.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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