Readers and Writers in the Middle Grades

Readers and Writers in the Middle Grades

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The second edition of this popular book for grades 4-8 again reflects the author's emphasis on teaching reading and writing from a literature-based perspective and engaging middle-grades learners in integrated literacy experiences. Coverage has been revised to meet the growing need to address early adolescents who still struggle with becoming proficient readers and writers. Taking a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to literacy development, Combs deftly balances ideas for using authentic children's literature with techniques for making the most of the basal approacha€”providing a rich mix of classroom-tested models and examples that will serve future teachers well in their first classrooms, and every classroom thereafter. For future and practice elementary school reading teachers.Sorting activities should compare the different sounds for one letter pattern, then compare other vowel patterns with ... ear/eer/ere (eer), ear (er), ear (air), ear (or), crazy pile. ... The ability to use phonics generalizations in the primary grades.

Title:Readers and Writers in the Middle Grades
Author:Martha Combs
Publisher:Pearson College Division - 2003


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