Balanced Literacy Essentials: Weaving Theory Into Practice for Successful Instruction In Reading, Writing, and Talk

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Michelann Parr and Terry Campbell

ISBN-13: 9781551382753

160 pages • 8½ x 11 
Year Published: 2012


This practical book offers teachers a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction that puts students at the centre of the learning process. Based on the latest learning theories, the book provides:

  • an overview of the nuts and bolts of reading instruction
  • techniques for supporting writers
  • poetry, storytelling, and drama activities that foster alternate ways of learning
  • language experiences that guide students from traditional learning to our complex digital world
Balanced Literacy Essentials offers the background and strategies teachers need to encourage students to question, discover, and learn. Thoughtful and inspiring, the book helps educators reflect on their role as teacher and better meet the literacy needs of all their students.
Sku: 9781551382753

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