Literacy and Language in the Primary Years

Literacy and Language in the Primary Years

By: David Wray (author), Jane Medwell (author)Paperback

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Linking the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening, this book offers a distinctive holistic approach to literacy and language acquisition. It emphasizes the value of active, collaborative learning, and includes sections on literacy accross the primary curriculum, new technology and assessment. Each chapter is linked to a component of the National Curriculum Programme and contains points of interest, sources of further information and suggestions for follow-up actvities in the classroom.

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Introduction 1.Classroom Talk 2.Language Diversity and Language Awareness 3.Children's Literature and the Power of Stories 4.The Emergence of Literacy 5.Literacy in the Early Years of Schooling 6.The Teaching of Reading 7.Writing: Purpose and Process 8.Developing Literacy Across the Curriculum 9.Literacy for Learning 10.The Use of the Computer to Develop Language and Literacy 11.Assessing Language and Literacy Development Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/04/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780415042116
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780415042116
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0415042119

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