Informational kinds of reading and writing are crucial in every classroom lesson. "Young Researchers: Informational Reading and Writing in the Early and Primary Years" looks at how the educational community can encourage children from the very beginning years of school to think of themselves as young researchers using skills and strategies for clear understanding of the world-at-large.
1. Informational reading and writing: A developmental approach -- 2. Pre-school and nursery years (0-5): Entering the world of information -- 3. Informational reading and writing at key stage 1 (5-7): Enjoying and learning about finding out -- 4. Informational reading and writing at key stage 2 (7-9): Making progress in satisfying and pleasurable contexts -- 5. Informational reading and writing at key stage 2 (9-11): Meeting new challenges creatively -- 6. Young researchers with special literacy needs -- 7. Recording progress: Assessment of children's informational reading and writing.
Published: 22nd July 1999