Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3

Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3

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Even the youngest readers and writers in todaya€™s classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K 3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling; Web-based and multimodal texts; hip-hop; advertisements; math problems; and many other types of texts. Prominent authorities explain the research base underlying the booka€™s 23 complete lessons and provide practical activities and assessments for promoting decoding, fluency, comprehension, and other key literacy skills. Snapshots of diverse classrooms bring the material to life; helpful reproducibles are included.Duke (2000), for example, found very little informational text in the first-grade classrooms she studied, whether displayed on ... State standards and standardized tests across the country also require that students be competent in reading a variety of texts. ... At the second-grade level, for example, children must read, write, or answer questions about poetry, stories, folktales, ... The 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Reading, often referred to as the nationa#39;s report card, anbsp;...

Title:Teaching New Literacies in Grades K-3
Author:Barbara Moss, Diane Lapp
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009-11-30


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