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Literacy : Reading, Writing and Children's Literature : 4th Edition - Gordon Winch

Literacy : Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

4th Edition

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Published: 2nd December 2010
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This new edition of the market-leading textbook in English Education has been significantly updated to reflect the new Australian Curriculum. These updates include a new part one, focussing on assessment, phonics and comprehension; and the implementation and integration of the national curriculum within the text. The comprehensive book remains accessible, and helps to engage students in the practical application of literacy skills in the classroom. Classroom-tested, this leading text for English Education remains reader-friendly, practical, current, and unique in its inclusion of children's literature. Very comprehensive book, which covers the whole literacy curriculum: reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing Covers theories of literacy education, as well as practical sections on how to implement those theories in the classroom Literacy 4th edition is also available as an e-book.

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    4.0

    excellent teaching resource

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      A recommended text for uni

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      3.0

      Informative text book

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        Bought this as a school text book for uni

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        5.0

        A must for any education student

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          A text I go back to again and again. Easy to read and follow. Informative and well written. Highly recommended.

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          5.0

          Great resource for literacy

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            Awesome book for understanding how children learn to read and write. Very easy to read.

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            PART 1: Reading Gordon Winch and Marcelle Holliday Section 1: What is Reading? 1. A Balanced View of Literacy 2. Towards a Model of Reading Section 2: Key Elements in Learning to Read 3. Oral Language 4. Word Recognition: Phonics, Phonemes and Phonemic Awareness 5. Comprehension: The Meaning of Text 6. The Reader and the Text Section 3: Planning and Teaching Reading 7. Assessment in Reading  8. The Effective Teaching of Reading 9. Learning to Read: The Child before School 10. Learning to Read: The Early School Years 11. Learning to Read: The Primary School Years 12 Managing the Literacy Classroom   PART 2:  Writing Lesley ljungdahl and Paul March 13. The Role of Writing 14. The Importance of Writing in Our Society 15. The Writing Developmental Continuim  16. Grammar 17. Punctuation 18. Spelling 19. Handwriting 20. Assessment of Writing 21. Multiliteracies in Technology 22. Teaching Writing in the Classroom   PART 3: Literature Rosemary Ross Johnston 23. Language, Literature, Literacy and the Australian Curriculum 24. The Literature Continuum and Deep Literacy 25. Children's Literature in the Australian Context 26. Literature and Critical Literacy 27. Digital Literacies and Literature 28. Theory Informing Practice, Practice Informing Theory 29. Fairytales: Still a Pervasive Paradigm 30. Picturebooks and Poetry 31. Visual Literacy: Reading the World of Signs 32. Literature as world community: First and Second Language Learners 33. A Forum: Social Issues, History, and Fantasy 34. The Organic Classroom: A Locus of Creative Literate Practices 35. Conclusion - And Beginning...

            ISBN: 9780195565638
            ISBN-10: 0195565630
            Audience: Tertiary; University or College
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 640
            Published: 2nd December 2010
            Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
            Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.0  x 3.8
            Weight (kg): 1.66
            Edition Number: 4