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ERIC Number: ED501202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 180
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-59667-078-5
Literacy from A to Z: Engaging Students in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
Blackburn, Barbara R.
Eye on Education
This book offers strategies, activities, and tools to help teachers and reading specialists teach elementary and middle school students to become better readers, writers, speakers, and listeners. Written in a lively and accessible style with one chapter for each letter of the alphabet, the book offers practical advice and fully realized examples to improve lesson plans. Contents include: (A) Answering Big Questions; (B) Building a Strong Base; (C) Connecting the Dots; (D) Designing Literacy Lessons; (E) Extra Support; (F) Fluency Builds Confidence: (G) Give Me a Microphone; (H) Help Me Understand; (I) I'm Stuck; (J) Jigsaw Puzzles; (K) Kids: Learn, Watch, and Grow; (L) Literacy Across the Curriculum; (M) Managing the Literacy Classroom; (N) Navigating Research; (O) Open Ears; (P) Painting Pictures; (Q) Quality Conferences; (R) Recognizing Words: (S) See Me; (T) Thinking About Thinking; (U) Up or Down? (V) Value in Variety; (W) Writing and Reading for Real Life; (X) X Factor; (Y) Your Turn; and (Z) Zones of Literacy. The book also includes an acknowledgment, author profile, topical index, introduction, and references.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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