Using an interdisciplinary approach, this text explores the application of literature-based reading and writing in grades 4-8. It outlines fully devloped approaches to instruction for whole-class instruction, small group instruction and individualized reading. Using developmental word study, including phonics, to support reading and writing, this text emphasizes the importance of reading aloud to students, presents several options for organizing instruction, and explains how to use authentic children's literature to teach reading. The book is aimed at experienced teachers seeking new methods.Consider Adopted Textbooks While an adopted textbook is not aquot;the curriculum, aquot; it certainly can be a valuable resource as you learn to integrate the curriculum. ... such as the beginnings of civilization, and ancient and modern times in the continents of Europe, Africa, and Asia. ... I would need to supplement the information in the textbook to meet the school districta#39;s goals and objectives for sixth grade.
|Title||:||Developing Competent Readers and Writers in the Middle Grades|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 1997-01|