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Understanding Literacy Development

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Published by Trentham Books .
Written in English


  • English language: reading skills,
  • Learning & study skills,
  • Primary / junior schools,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • English,
  • Australia,
  • Language Experience Approach,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • Education / Language Experience Approach

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12040440M
ISBN 101858560861
ISBN 109781858560861

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  Understanding Reading Development. `It is a great text for literacy researchers, for education students in masters programmes, and for teachers wanting a more advanced knowledge and understanding of reading processes and what it means to develop reading comprehension. To address these questions, Understanding Literacy Development: A Global View brings together leading experts from around the world to explore ways to best provide teaching and learning opportunities, tailored to specific educational needs, to help all children become better readers. Literacy development is a vital part of your child’s overall development. It’s the foundation for doing well at school, socialising with others, developing independence, managing money and working. But before your child learns to read and write, he needs to develop the building blocks for literacy – the ability to speak, listen, understand, watch and draw.   Reading also stimulates a child's imagination and expands his or her understanding of the world. There are many ways to include reading in all stages of childhood.