Developing Voice Through the Language Arts

Developing Voice Through the Language Arts

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Let every voice be heard! Developing Voice Through the Language Arts shows prospective teachers how to use the language arts to connect diverse students to the world around them and help them develop their own literate voices. This book considers the integrated nature of the primary language arts - reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing. Authors Kathryn Henn-Reinke and Geralyn A. Chesner encourage preservice and inservice teachers to take a reflective, balanced approach in preparing to teach language arts.vocabularies through an understanding of affixes, as well as relating known words to synonyms and antonyms. ... The purpose of grammar instruction, then, is to make this intuitive knowledge about the English language explicit and to provide labels for words within sentences, ... However, we do children a very big disservice if we do not make certain they are able to use Standard English as well (Delpit, anbsp;...

Title:Developing Voice Through the Language Arts
Author:Kathryn Henn-Reinke, Geralyn A. Chesner
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2006-11-09


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