Literacy Development In The Early Years: Helping Children Read And Write, Enhanced Pearson Etext With Loose-leaf Version -- Access Card Pack by Lesley Mandel Morrow

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An integrated language arts approach to literacy development, by renowned author Lesley Mandel Morrow, Literacy Development in the Early Years, 8/e integrates perspectives about how children learn literacy skills in grades pre-K through three that gives pre-service and in-service teachers a wealth of valuable information for making children active participants in the process of literacy development.


Now in print for 25 years, this widely popular text was one of the first books on the topic of early literacy. Author Lesley Mandel Morrow utilizes her own research and the research of others as well as her experiences as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, mother, and grandmother to consider historical theories and philosophies about how children learn, policy changes in teaching reading, new laws and challenges in the area of testing and assessment, the place of diversity in today’s classrooms, teaching English language learners, and more. The text has a wealth of valuable information for both pre- and in-service teachers, prompting them to involve children as active participants in the process of their literacy development. The book discusses constructivist problem-solving teaching and more explicit systematic instruction, encouraging teaching reading, writing, listening, thinking, and viewing at the same time while using each skill to develop the others. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments.


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About The Author

Lesley Mandel Morrow is a Distinguished Professor of Literacy at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Education, where she is Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching. She began her career as a classroom teacher, then became a reading specialist, and later received her Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York City. Her are...

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Title:Literacy Development In The Early Years: Helping Children Read And Write, Enhanced Pearson Etext…Format:Book & ToyDimensions:560 pages, 10.79 × 8.43 × 1.26 inPublished:November 7, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Foundations of Early Literacy Development Surveying the Past to the Present

Chapter 2: Assessment in Early Literacy: A Guide for Designing Instruction                

Chapter 3: Literacy and Diversity Teaching Children with Special Concerns

Chapter 4: Language and Vocabulary Development

Chapter 5: Strategies to Figure Out Words: Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and More

Chapter 6: Developing Comprehension of Text and Concepts about Books

Chapter 7: Writing, Spelling, and Literacy Development

Chapter 8: Motivating Reading and Writing with Well-Known and New Literacies 

Chapter 9: Organizing and Managing the Literacy Program

Chapter 10: Family Literacy Partnerships: Home and School Working Together


Appendix A. Children's Literature for the Early Childhood Classroom

Jennifer Kamm and Bethany Reichwein

Appendix B. Integrated Language Arts Thematic Unit: Animals Around the World

Jennifer Kamm and Kellyanne Healy

Appendix C. Technology Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom

Christina Spiezio

Appendix D. Professional Associations and Related Journals Dealing with Early Literacy

Bethany Reichwein and Jessica Barnosky

Appendix E. Suggestions for Instructors





Editorial Reviews

"Literacy Development in the Early Years discusses everything from theorists and theories in the early years to sound practical applications today. Pre-service teachers can apply the many reading strategies this book has to offer. This gives my students a lot of tricks to place in their “tool belt” when they begin to teach. It deserves a place on their desks as a reference." -- Laurie Curtis, Southeastern Oklahoma State University   "This text is well organized with easy-to-find topics presented in an appropriate order. The language is clear, concise, and to the point, and is easy to comprehend by readers of all levels. It is full of useful, reproducible materials, including details about running the classroom and working with the families of students. The text is especially focused on addressing the multicultural classroom; it provides insights throughout the book specifically for working with children of various nationalities." -- Jan Harrison, Patrick Henry Community College   "This textbook is clearly written and very comprehensive. It contains the practical teaching tools that students crave. I really like the way the chapters are arranged with a strong initial emphasis on theory, but also practical ways to use and apply the theory. It is written in an engaging way, and I think students will enjoy reading this textbook." -- Dr. Rachael Waller, Montana State University at Billings