Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature by Gordon WinchLiteracy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature by Gordon Winch

Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

byGordon Winch, Rosemary Ross Johnston, Paul March

Paperback | December 18, 2014

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Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature, Fifth Edition is most comprehensive text in English Education for pre-service teachers. It covers the whole literacy curriculum: reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing and illustrates how pre-service teachers can use theory intheir classrooms. This accessible text is rich with practical examples, classroom scenarios, and revision questions help readers to put theory into practice. Teaching examples highlight effective assessment practices and it demonstrates how to teach to a range of learning abilities from beginning through toaccomplished.
Gordon Winch is Educational Consultant, previous Head of the Department of English at Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, now the Lindfield campus of the University of Technology. Rosemary Ross Johnston is Professor and Head of Academic Group and Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Child and Youth: Culture and Wellbein...
Title:Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:848 pages, 9.76 × 8.03 × 1.13 inPublished:December 18, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195521161

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Table of Contents

Part One: ReadingSection One: What is Reading?1. A Balanced View of Reading2. Towards a Model of ReadingSection Two: Key Elements in Learning to Read3. Oral Language4. Word Recognition: Phonics, Phonemes and Phonemic Awareness5. Comprehension: Meaning of Text6. The Reader and the TextSection Three: Planning and Teaching Reading7. Assessment in Reading8. The Effective Teaching of Reading9. Learning to Read: The Child Before School10. Learning to Read: The Early School Years11. Learning to Read: The Primary School Years12. Managing Literacy in the ClassroomPart Two: Writing13. The Role of Writing14. Writing to Communicate and Imagine15. The Writing Developmental Continuum16. Grammar17. Punctuation18. Spelling19. Handwriting20. Assessment of Writing21. Multiliteracies and Technology22. Teaching Writing in the ClassroomPart Three: Literature23. Literature, the Curriculum and 21st Century Literacy24. Starting Out: Introducing the Book25. Early Childhood Literature and Engaged Play26. Literary Literacies27. Children's Literature in an Australian Context28. Fairy tales a Pervasive Paradigm29. Picture Books and Poetry30. Visual Literacy: Reading the World of Signs31. Building Community: First and Second Language Learners and Indigenous Students32. A Forum: Social Issues, History and Fantasy33. The Organic Classroom: A Locus of Creative Literate Practices34. Conclusion and Beginning