Literacy for Life

Literacy for Life

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From Best-Selling Author Donna Norton! Drawing on her expertise in using children's literature to foster literacy in today's classrooms, Donna Norton has crafted a contemporary, application-rich textbook that will prepare future teachers to qput reading firstq and provide high-quality, research-based instruction in reading and the language arts. qBook Earns High Praise From Reviewersq qA great number of activities listed at the end of each chapter provide students with many opportunities to discuss the chapter content, apply to field work, and reflect.q - Shelley Hong Xu, CSU Long Beach qChapter 3, Assessment. This chapter is so current, it is scary! This chapter helps to give a clear, but realistic picture of the types of assessments our students will be faced with in the public schools.q - Carol L. Butterfield, Ph.D., Central WA University This publication marks a major advance over existing reading methods texts. It broadens the context of literacy with meticulously chosen examples of children's literature, real (and very detailed) lesson plans, classroom tested instructional units, and vividly illustrated examples. Read All About It feature demonstrates that reading is a current and dynamic field of study. Lesson Plans are clear, concise examples of how a master teacher systematically creates a lesson plan based on specific books. Differentiating Instruction provides relevant, practical material on: ELL; Struggling Readers and Writers; and Gifted and Accelerated Readers and Writers.aquot;Grouping for Instruction in Literacy.aquot; In James Flood, Diane Lapp, James R. Squire, aamp; Julie M. Jensen (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence ... (28 March, 2006). aquot;Reading ... aquot;Learning- Disabled Students Blossom in Blended Classes. New York ... Illustrated by Pauline Rodriguez Howard, Spanish translation by Julia Mercedes Castilla.

Title:Literacy for Life
Author:Donna E. Norton
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2006-08-01


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