Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Fifth Edition
5 New edition
1 Jan 2014
Linda B. Gambrell (Clemson University, USA)
This indispensable classroom resource and course text has inspired thousands of teachers to help their students become better readers and writers. The new edition addresses evidence-based best practices in the light of emerging research and national policy, actively tying classroom-based research, innovation, and instruction to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Practical suggestions and case studies empower PreK-8 teachers to support the needs of all their students while meeting Common Core goals. Each chapter includes concrete examples, Engagement Activities, and resources for further learning.New to This Edition: *Connects best practices with the requirements of the CCSS.*Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices.*Chapters on comprehending informational text, dual-language learners, and new literacies.*Expanded topics include motivation, close reading, and text complexity.