Reading to Live: How To Teach Reading For Today¿s World

Paperback | January 9, 2002

byLorraine Wilson, P. David Pearson

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In Reading to Live, Lorraine Wilson makes a strong case for preserving integrated, holistic reading programs, debunking the belief in one-size-fits-all instruction and taking us inside classrooms to demonstrate progressive, meaning-centered teaching.

 

She offers easy-to-use strategies that build upon the life experiences and language that children bring with them to school. Most important, she expands upon the reading practices of Luke and Freebody's Four Resources Model

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In Reading to Live, Lorraine Wilson makes a strong case for preserving integrated, holistic reading programs, debunking the belief in one-size-fits-all instruction and taking us inside classrooms to demonstrate progressive, meaning-centered teaching.   She offers easy-to-use strategies that build upon the life experiences and langu...

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In Reading to Live, Lorraine Wilson makes a strong case for preserving integrated, holistic reading programs, debunking the belief in one-size-fits-all instruction and taking us inside classrooms to demonstrate progressive, meaning-centered teaching.   She offers easy-to-use strategies that build upon the life experiences and langua...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 9, 2002Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325004234

ISBN - 13:9780325004235

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Nicholas and the Beginnings of Literacy
1. The Scope of the Reading Program
2. Early Reading Instruction
3. Code Breaking: Entering the Text
4. Test Participant: Making Meaning
5. Using Text: Reading for a Purpose
6. Critical Literacy: Reading as a Text Analyst
7. Literature Teaching
8. The Reading-Writing Connection
9. Planning for Classroom Reading

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?Food may be the fuel for our bodies, but readingand the ideas, emotions, and insights we encounter in the processis the fuel for our hearts, souls, and minds. Fittingly, you will find this book to be a delectable treat for your teacherly soul!?-P. David PearsonUniversity of California, Berkeley