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Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers

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Author: Tompkins, Gail

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 5

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 416

Release Date: 07-03-2019

Details: Product Description A practical and balanced approach to helping young students become fluent readers and writers Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers presents a balanced approach to literacy instruction that will help all young students make a successful start in reading and writing. Effective teachers know their students’ individual needs, and use their understanding of literacy development to guide their teaching. The 5th Edition provides the background knowledge, modeling, and practical resources – including authentic classroom vignettes, student work samples, minilessons, assessment tools, and a Compendium of Instructional Procedures – that will ensure you are well prepared to meet grade-level standards and lead young students to become fluent readers and writers. Also available with MyLab Education By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Education gives teacher candidates opportunities to apply theory to practice – better preparing them for success in their future classrooms.  Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Education does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Education, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Education, search for: 0134990528 / 9780134990521 Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, and MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134990560 / 9780134990569 Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers 0135176042 / 9780135176047 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers Review “In this chapter [9] and many of the chapters, the descriptions of instructional activities, in the minilessons and in the vignettes, are all excellent, especially with regard to showing integration of skills and components.” – Dr. Mary Caitlin Gallingane, University of Florida “Students like the way each chapter begins with a vignette that serves as a classroom illustration of everything that is to follow... I particularly like the book lists that occur frequently, the text boxes and chapter sections dealing with English language learners and struggling learners, and the assessment resources/suggestions included in each chapter. ” – Dr. Leonard Breen, Sam Houston State University “This text does an excellent job of covering the foundational concepts of reading and writing development of young children. [Strengths include] ...a Compendium of Instructional Procedures that serves as a valuable resource to the student... the continuum charts provided in this text allow my students to make important instructional decisions about how to work with students they are tutoring.” – Dr. Sarah Ramsey, Northeastern State University About the Author Gail E. Tompkins, late, was Professor Emerita at California State University, Fresno. Before her passing, she worked with teachers in their kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms and led staff-development programs on reading and writing. Dr. Tompkins was inducted into the California Reading Association’s Reading Hall of Fame in recognition of her accomplishments in the field of reading, and received the prestigious Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at California State University, Fresno. Dr. Tompkins was the author of six other books published by Pearson: L anguage Arts: Patterns of Practice, Language Arts Essentials, Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product, 50 Literacy Strategies, and two

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English