Teaching Literacy In Kindergarten (Tools For Teaching Literacy Series)

Teaching Literacy In Kindergarten (Tools For Teaching Literacy Series)

Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten (Tools for Teaching Literacy Series)

Kindergarten is a time for playful and enriching learning activities that support children's literacy emergence while enhancing their social and cognitive development. The routines of a busy, engaged, productive kindergarten classroom are vividly brought to life in this information-packed book. Demonstrated are whole-class and small-group strategies for helping children acquire concepts about print and the alphabet, build phonological and phonemic awareness, learn to read sight words, develop their listening comprehension and writing abilities, and much more.

Review

"An outstanding resource for preservice and practicing teachers. In a user-friendly format, McGee and Morrow present excellent ideas for creating effective literacy practices in the kindergarten classroom. Further, they clearly explain the theory and research that underlies these practices. This is an ideal text for courses addressing emergent/early literacy at either the graduate or undergraduate level, as well as for teachers who want to expand their understanding of 'best practices' in the early literacy environment."--Melanie R. Kuhn, PhD, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

"This practical, research-based volume is very comprehensive and extraordinarily accessible. The book can serve as a curriculum guide that is more in-depth...

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