One of two parents' guides based on the revised National Curriculum, this book is intended as an introduction to Key Stages 1 and 2. The need for parents to be involved in their children's education has taken root in recent years. To be able to make choices, however, parents need to be informed. This book is intended to enable them to get to grips with the elements of the National Curriculum and topical issues.Consider the following passage, taken from the first two pages of a story in the beginning of a third-grade basal reader. ... He wore European clothes for the first time and began his journey on a steamship. ... Considering that the story goes on for 20 more pages, teaching all the difficult vocabulary in isolation is out of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Literacy and Young Children|
|Author||:||Diane M. Barone, Lesley Mandel Morrow|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2003|