ERIC Number: EJ939273
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Incorporating Informational Texts in the Primary Grades: A Research-Based Rationale, Practical Strategies, and Two Teachers' Experiences
Calo, Kristine M.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v39 n4 p291-295 Oct 2011
This article highlights the literacy practices of two second grade teachers--one in an affluent suburb of a major metropolitan area and the other in a large urban school district. The article describes how these teachers use informational texts to engage their students, to provide children with opportunities to learn about the world around them, and to immerse them in literacy learning. The article also shares the teachers' insights into the value of informational texts in primary classrooms.
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Metropolitan Areas, Literacy, Grade 2, Reading Instruction, Primary Education, Elementary Education, School Districts, Literacy Education, Teachers, Learner Engagement, Children, Teaching Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 2; Primary Education
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