Literacy for the 21st century

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The market leader in literacy education, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach continues to evolve to meet the needs of a changing world. Crafted for the undergraduate K-8 literacy course, this comprehensive and thoroughly applied text continues to cover the information new and experienced teachers need to know to teach literacy effectively, and follows this information with the specific strategies to use in the classroom to develop successful readers and writers. Integrating the best of what we know about teaching reading and writing, and implementing the ideas that will lead us into the future of education, the fifth edition provides the balance new and experienced teachers need to be successful in the classroom.

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach

Fifth edition

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Becoming an Effective Teacher of Reading

Introduction

PRINCIPLE 1: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS UNDERSTAND HOW STUDENTS LEARN

Behaviorism

Constructivism

Sociolinguistics

Information Processing Theory

PRINCIPLE 2: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS SUPPORT STUDENTS... USE OF THE CUEING SYSTEMS

The Phonological System

The Syntactic System

The Semantic System

The Pragmatic System

PRINCIPLE 3: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS CREATE A COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS

Characteristics of a Classroom Community

How to Create a Classroom Community

PRINCIPLE 4: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS ADOPT A BALANCED APPROACH TO INSTRUCTION

PRINCIPLE 5: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS SCAFFOLD STUDENTS... READING AND WRITING

Modeled Reading and Writing

Shared Reading and Writing

Interactive Reading and Writing

Guided Reading and Writing

Independent Reading and Writing

PRINCIPLE 6: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS ORGANIZE FOR LITERACY INSTRUCTION

Basal Reading Programs

Literature Focus Units

Literature Circles

Reading and Writing Workshop

PRINCIPLE 7: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS LINK INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT

Purposes of Classroom Assessment

Classroom Assessment Tools

PRINCIPLE 8: EFFECTIVE TEACHERS BECOME PARTNERS WITH PARENTS

Review: How Effective Teachers Teach Reading and Writing

Professional References

Children...s Book References

Chapter 2: Teaching the Readingand Writing Processes

Vignette: Mrs. Goodman...s Seventh Graders Read The Giver

Introduction

THE READING PROCESS

Stage 1: Prereading

Activating Background Knowledge

Setting Purposes

Planning for Reading

Stage 2: Reading

Buddy Reading

Guided Reading

Shared Reading

Reading Aloud to Students

Stage 3: Responding

Writing in Reading Logs

Participating in Discussions

Stage 4: Exploring

Examining the Author...s Craft

Focusing on Words and Sentences

Teaching Minilessons

Stage 5: Applying

Reading Strategies and Skills

Types of Reading Strategies and Skills

THE WRITING PROCESS

Stage 1: Prewriting

Choosing a Topic

Considering Purpose and Form

Gathering and Organizing Ideas

Stage 2: Drafting

Stage 3: Revising

Rereading the Rough Draft

Sharing in Writing Groups

Making Revisions

Revising Centers

Stage 4: Editing

Proofreading

Correcting Errors

Stage 5: Publishing

Making Books

Sharing Writing

Writing Strategies

Qualities of Good Writing

Assessing Students... Writing

READING AND WRITING ARE RECIPROCAL PROCESSES

Comparing the Two Processes

Classroom Connections

Review

Professional References

Chapter 3: Assessing Students... Literacy Development

Vignette: Mrs. McNeal Conducts Second-Quarter Assessment

Introduction

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Determining Students... Reading Levels

Monitoring Students... Progress

Diagnosing Students... Strengths and Weaknesses

Documenting Students... Learning

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