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Understanding Language and Literacy Development : Diverse Learners in the Classroom
by Xiao-lei Wang


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Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms.

  • Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities—infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence—by suggesting effective ways to reach them based on their strengths and needs
  • Emphasizes language and literacy supporting strategies in a variety of everyday classroom settings
  • Includes activities and questions to motivate readers to think and develop their own perspectives on language and literacy development
  • Considers a variety of different language acquisition experiences, including monolingual, multilingual, and language impairment
  • Discusses different types of literacies, including digital and hypertext
  • Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers
  • Supported by a companion website that includes additional resources such as PowerPoint presentations by chapter and a summary of relevant information from the Common Core K–12 English Language Arts Standards
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    Overview

    Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms.

  • Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities—infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence—by suggesting effective ways to reach them based on their strengths and needs
  • Emphasizes language and literacy supporting strategies in a variety of everyday classroom settings
  • Includes activities and questions to motivate readers to think and develop their own perspectives on language and literacy development
  • Considers a variety of different language acquisition experiences, including monolingual, multilingual, and language impairment
  • Discusses different types of literacies, including digital and hypertext
  • Connects language and literacy development to identity and motivation to contextualize learning styles for pre-service teachers
  • Supported by a companion website that includes additional resources such as PowerPoint presentations by chapter and a summary of relevant information from the Common Core K–12 English Language Arts Standards


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    • ISBN: 9781118885901
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
    • Date: Aug 2014
     
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