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ERIC Number: ED494479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Nov-30
Pages: 88
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-8431-2337-1ISBN-978-1-84312-337-8
Ready to Read and Write: Meeting Individual Needs in the Early Years. Tried and Tested Strategies Series
Glenn, Angela; Cousins, Jacquie; Helps, Alicia
David Fulton Publishers
Focusing on the crucial area of early literacy, this book provides an easy-to-understand guide to inclusion for pre-school practitioners. Ready to Read and Write in the Early Years has been put together from course notes and materials used by the authors in their work with preschool practitioners. It includes: (1) How to establish strong foundations from which to develop reading and writing skills; (2) Individual, paired and group reading and writing activities; (3) Photocopiable record sheets; (4) Short case studies; and (5) "what to do" guidance that illustrates how strategies work in practice. This book is written for all practitioners in pre-school settings as well as parents. The table of contents includes the following chapters: (1) Early Communication: Speaking and Listening; (2) Attention Skills; (3) Case Studies; (4) Practical Activities; (5) Developing Phonological Awareness; (6) Story Sharing; (7) Developing Fine Motor Control; and (8) Checklists and Resources.
David Fulton Publishers. Available from: Taylor & Francis Group. 210650 Toebben Drive, Independence, KY 41051. Tel: 800-634-7064; Fax: 800-248-4724; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A