Handbook of Early Literacy Research

Handbook of Early Literacy Research

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Current research increasingly highlights the role of early literacy in young children's development--and facilitates the growth of practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. The Handbook of Early Literacy Research presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the preschool years. Volume 1 covers such essential topics as major theories of early literacy; writing development; understanding learning disabilities, including early intervention approaches; cultural and socioeconomic contexts of literacy development; and tutoring programs and other special intervention efforts.... and writing of stories, and the basal group engaged in two readings of texts ( one silent and one oral) and comprehension checks. An experiment by Boylin ( 1998) where one group of first-graders read decodable texts while another group read predictable texts resulted in ... Boylin, however, observed that the childrena#39;s reading of the decodable texts occurred only during twice- weekly tutoring sessions.

Title:Handbook of Early Literacy Research
Author:Susan B. Neuman, David K. Dickinson
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2003


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