The second edition of this popular book for grades 4-8 again reflects the author's emphasis on teaching reading and writing from a literature-based perspective and engaging middle-grades learners in integrated literacy experiences. Coverage has been revised to meet the growing need to address early adolescents who still struggle with becoming proficient readers and writers. Taking a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to literacy development, Combs deftly balances ideas for using authentic children's literature with techniques for making the most of the basal approachaproviding a rich mix of classroom-tested models and examples that will serve future teachers well in their first classrooms, and every classroom thereafter. For future and practice elementary school reading teachers.... definition, 159 example, fifth grade, 162-164 example, seventh/eighth grade, 159 extension activities, 175-176 implementing, ... grades curriculum, 10- 11, 93- 94, 166-167 National Standards for the English Language Arts, 11, 239 Story maps.
|Title||:||Readers and Writers in the Middle Grades|
|Publisher||:||Pearson College Division - 2003|