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Author:

Dorothy Grant Hennings

Edition:

8

Publisher:

CENGAGE Learning

ISBN-10:

0618166017

Subject:

Reference

ISBN-13:

9780618166015

Topic:

Writing

Format:

Book

Language:

English

Publication Year:

2001

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Synopsis
Communication in Action integrates the language arts-speaking, listening, viewing, reading, and writing-into a total curriculum that centers around children s literature. The text conveys the author s creativity and enthusiasm with ideas for using literature to teach language skills across the curriculum. A professional development resource, "Access Pages: The Teacher s Planning Resource Handbook," appears in a tabbed section at the end of the text. The handbook helps teachers create lesson plans, select children s books, and evaluate software options.

Communication in Actionintegrates the language arts--speaking, listening, viewing, reading, and writing--into a total curriculum that centers around children's literature. The text includes ideas for using literature to teach language skills across the curriculum, and a planning resource handbook at the end of the text that helps teachers create lesson plans, select children's books, and evaluate software options.


Product Identifiers
ISBN-100618166017
ISBN-139780618166015

Key Details
AuthorDorothy Hennings
Number Of Pages592 pages
FormatHardcover
Publication Date2001-10-30
LanguageEnglish
PublisherCENGAGE Learning

Additional Details
Edition Number8
Copyright Date2002
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight39.3 Oz
Height1 In.
Width8.1 In.
Length9.1 In.

Target Audience
GroupCollege Audience

Classification Method
LCCN2001-093616
LC Classification NumberLB1576.H334 2002
Dewey Edition21

Table Of Content
Table Of ContentContents I. A Philosophy for Teaching the Language Arts 1. Teaching for Communication: An Integrated, Literature-Based Approach to the Language Arts Literature in Action: Walking with Rosie Planning for and Teaching the Language Arts: Developing a Philosophy of Instruction A Balanced, Integrated Language Arts Literature-Based Language Arts The Organization of a Language-Learning Community Creative Planning for Communication in Action A Summary Thought or Two: Teaching for Communication Your Language Arts Portfolio Intermezzo: The Integrated Workshop in a Standards-Oriented Setting II. A Knowledge Base for Teaching the Language Arts 2. Diversity in the Multicultural, Inclusive Classroom: Meeting the Social and Language Needs of All Children A Learning Community in Action: Preserving Habitats: A Thematic Unit Language Arts for All Children Children with Behavior Impairments Children with Diverse Language and Cultural Backgrounds Children Who Speak Variant Forms of English Children Who Bring a Learning Disadvantage or Disorder Academically Talented Children Children with Sensory Impairments Children with Speech Problems Continuous Assessment of Children as Language Users A Summary Thought or Two: Diversity in the Multicultural, Inclusive Classroom Your Language Arts Portfolio 3. Language and Children's Early Language Development: Social Interaction--The Key Language Learning in Action: Mushrooms Now How Young Children Learn to Communicate and Think How Children Develop Language Facility How Children Learn About Language A Summary Thought or Two: Language and Children's Early Language Development Your Language Arts Portfolio 4. Literature for Life: Journeying into and with Books A Literature Conversation in Action: Racing Life with Willy Ways to Analyze Children's Stories--Qualities That Trigger Responses Bringing Children and Books Together A Summary Thought or Two: Literature for Life Your Language Arts Portfolio Intermezzo: A Literary Journey III. From Oracy into Literacy 5. Listening for Meaning: Learning to Listen and Listening to Learn Listening in Action: Getting at the Root of Conflict Listening and Learning Informational, or Literal, Listening Listening to Interpret Listening Critically Listening Aesthetically A Summary Thought or Two: Listening for Meaning Your Language Arts Portfolio 6. Oral Expression: The Classroom as a "Talking-Place" A Talking-Place in Action: Dramatizing "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" Storytelling and Dramatics: Let's Make a Story Together... Choral Speaking: Let's Do a Poem Together... Conversations: Let's Talk Together About... Reports: Let Me Tell You About... Assessing Children's Growth as Oral Language Users A Summary Thought or Two: Oral Expression Your Language Arts Portfolio 7. Oral Language as a Bridge into Literacy and Higher-Order Thought: The Integrated Language Arts Language Experiencing in Action: Billy Goat Language Experiencing: Looking, Talking, and Writing Interactively Vocabulary Development Through Contextually Relevant Word Study Collaborative Workshops: Clarifying Ideas Through Talking and Writing Collaborative Workshop in Action: The Lorax A Summary Thought or Two: Oral Language Activity as a Bridge into Literacy and Higher-Order Thought Your Language Arts Portfolio Intermezzo: CPR in the Classroom: An Oral Communication Unit IV. Literacy for the Twenty-First Century 8. Reading with Meaning: Becoming Literate Reading/Writing in Action: From Communication Circle into Reading-Writing Workshop Decoding/Encoding in a Balanced Literature-Based Language Arts Comprehension: Interacting and Constructing Meaning with Text Study Strategies and Content-Area Reading and Writing Sustained Silent Reading and Library Visits A Summary Thought or Two: Reading with Meaning Your Language Arts Portfolio 9.

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I. A Philosophy for Teaching the Language Arts1. Teaching for Communication: An Integrated, Literature-Based Approach to the Language ArtsLiterature in Action: Walking with RosiePlanning for and Teaching the Language Arts: Developing a Philosophy of InstructionA Balanced, Integrated Language ArtsLiterature-Based Language ArtsThe Organization of a Language-Learning CommunityCreative Planning for Communication in ActionA Summary Thought or Two: Teaching for CommunicationYour Language Arts PortfolioIntermezzo: The Integrated Workshop in a Standards-Oriented SettingII. A Knowledge Base for Teaching the Language Arts2. Diversity in the Multicultural, Inclusive Classroom: Meeting the Social and Language Needs of All ChildrenA Learning Community in Action: Preserving Habitats: A Thematic UnitLanguage Arts for All ChildrenChildren with Behavior ImpairmentsChildren with Diverse Language and Cultural BackgroundsChildren Who Speak Variant Forms of EnglishChildren Who Bring a Learning Disadvantage or DisorderAcademically Talented ChildrenChildren with Sensory ImpairmentsChildren with Speech ProblemsContinuous Assessment of Children as Language UsersA Summary Thought or Two: Diversity in the Multicultural, Inclusive ClassroomYour Language Arts Portfolio3. Language and Children''s Early Language Development: Social Interaction--The KeyLanguage Learning in Action: Mushrooms NowHow Young Children Learn to Communicate and ThinkHow Children Develop Language FacilityHow Children Learn About LanguageA Summary Thought or Two: Language and Children''s Early Language DevelopmentYour Language Arts Portfolio4. Literature for Life: Journeying into and with BooksA Literature Conversation in Action: Racing Life with WillyWays to Analyze Children''s Stories--Qualities That Trigger ResponsesBringing Children and Books TogetherA Summary Thought or Two: Literature for LifeYour Language Arts PortfolioIntermezzo: A Literary JourneyIII. From Oracy into Literacy5. Listening for Meaning: Learning to Listen and Listening to LearnListening in Action: Getting at the Root of ConflictListening and LearningInformational, or Literal, ListeningListening to InterpretListening CriticallyListening AestheticallyA Summary Thought or Two: Listening for MeaningYour Language Arts Portfolio6. Oral Expression: The Classroom as a "Talking-Place"A Talking-Place in Action: Dramatizing "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"Storytelling and Dramatics: Let''s Make a Story Together...Choral Speaking: Let''s Do a Poem Together...Conversations: Let''s Talk Together About...Reports: Let Me Tell You About...Assessing Children''s Growth as Oral Language UsersA Summary Thought or Two: Oral ExpressionYour Language Arts Portfolio7. Oral Language as a Bridge into Literacy and Higher-Order Thought: The Integrated Language ArtsLanguage Experiencing in Action: Billy GoatLanguage Experiencing: Looking, Talking, and Writing InteractivelyVocabulary Development Through Contextually Relevant Word StudyCollaborative Workshops: Clarifying Ideas Through Talking and WritingCollaborative Workshop in Action: The LoraxA Summary Thought or Two: Oral Language Activity as a Bridge into Literacy and Higher-Order ThoughtYour Language Arts PortfolioIntermezzo: CPR in the Classroom: An Oral Communication UnitIV. Literacy for the Twenty-First Century8. Reading with Meaning: Becoming LiterateReading/Writing in Action: From Communication Circle into Reading-Writing WorkshopDecoding/Encoding in a Balanced Literature-Based Language ArtsComprehension: Interacting and Constructing Meaning with TextStudy Strategies and Content-Area Reading and WritingSustained Silent Reading and Library VisitsA Summary Thought or Two: Reading with MeaningYour Language Arts Portfolio9.

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