ERIC Number: ED473546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Understanding Emergent Readers and Writers. Custom Edition for the Ohio Summer Institute for Reading Intervention, Summer 2001.
Morrow, Lesley Mandel; McGee, Lea M.; Richgels, Donald J.
This book, a custom edition for the Ohio Summer Institute for Reading Intervention (Summer 2001), reprints selected chapters from two books, "Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write," Fourth Edition (Lesley Mandel Morrow) and "Literacy's Beginnings: Supporting Young Readers and Writers," Third Edition (Lea M. McGee and Donald J. Richgels). The following chapters are taken from the McGee and Richgels book: Chapter 3--From Three to Five Years: Novice Readers and Writers; Chapter 6--Literacy-Rich Classrooms; Chapter 7--Supporting Literacy Learning in Preschools; and Chapter 8--Supporting Literacy Learning in Kindergarten. The following chapters are taken from the Morrow book: Chapter 5--How Young Children Learn to Read and Write; Chapter 6--Motivating Reading and Writing with Children's Literature: Using Children's Literature in Classrooms; Chapter 7--Developing Concepts about Books and Comprehension of Text; Chapter 8--Word-Study Skills: Phonemic Awareness and Phonics; and Chapter 9--Writing and Literacy Development. Appended are a comprehensive list of children's books and suggestions for the instructors (assignments and in-class activities; the "Confusabet" lesson, and an integrated language arts thematic unit). (NKA)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Child Development, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Word Study Skills, Young Children
Pearson Custom Publishing, 75 Arlington St., Ste. 300, Boston, MA 02116 ($44). Web site: http://www.pearsoncustom.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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