Apprenticeship in Literacy (Second Edition)

Transitions Across Reading and Writing, K-4

Since its publication in 1998, Apprenticeship in Literacy has become a teacher favorite, covering all aspects of a balanced literacy program in an integrated manner and showing how all components are differentiated to address the needs of diverse learners. An apprenticeship approach to literacy emphasizes the role of the teacher in providing demonstrations, engaging children, monitoring their understanding, providing timely support, and ultimately withdrawing that support as the child gains independence.

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Since its publication in 1998, Apprenticeship in Literacy has become a teacher favorite, covering all aspects of a balanced literacy program in an integrated manner and showing how all components are differentiated to address the needs of diverse learners. An apprenticeship approach to literacy emphasizes the role of the teacher in providing demonstrations, engaging children, monitoring their understanding, providing timely support, and ultimately withdrawing that support as the chil...read more

About the Author(s)

Linda Dorn is a professor of reading education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she is the director of the UALR Center for Literacy. She teaches graduate classes in literacy theory, research, classroom practice, and literacy leadership.

Tammy's been a Title I reading specialist, reading recovery teacher, and teacher leader for fifteen years. She earned her degrees from the University of Central Arkansas and University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is currently the vice president of curriculum and instruction for Benchmark Education Company.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Right to Literacy
Chapter 2: A Cognitive Apprenticeship Approach to Literacy
Chapter 3: A Balanced Literacy Curriculum
Chapter 4: Guided Reading
Chapter 5: Assisted Writing
Chapter 6: Independent Writing
Chapter 7: Letters, Sounds, and Word Study
Chapter 8: Organizing for Independence and Transfer
Chapter 9: High-Quality Literacy Classrooms
Chapter 10: Supplementary Support for Struggling Readers
Chapter 11: Teachers Working Together for Children
Appendixes
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-4
Media: 240 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print Bundle
Year: 2012
Item No: 0966Item No: 0971Item No: B966
ISBN: 978-157110-966-8ISBN: 978-157110-971-2ISBN: 978-15711B-966-8

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