Knockout Narratives Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | December 8, 2014

    Marina Warner: IMG How Is Fantasy Different from Fairy Tale?



    Fairy tale is a country of the mind where there are many inhabitants stretching back into deep time, and we're like people before Babel, we speak a... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$18.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Education- Teaching Reading and Writing

Language Development: A Reader for Teachers

by

Language Development: A Reader for Teachers Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This classic book combines landmark studies from key theorists with practical classroom examples in language development. Current and future teachers are given step-by-step guidance regarding the theories behind language development and inquiry techniques for understanding and investigating links between language and literacy in the classroom. Upon completing the book, readers will have the ability to test theories by observing and documenting language in their classrooms. Learning How to Research Language in Your Classroom; Historical Perspectives and Landmark Studies; Talk in Schools; Sociocultural and Personal Perspectives. For current and future teachers.

Book News Annotation:

Written for elementary school teachers, this textbook anthology offers guidance in understanding language development and collecting and analyzing data in the classroom. It provides historical perspectives exemplified by landmark studies, discuses verbal communication in schools, and details socio-cultural and personal perspectives. The contributors include linguists, psychologists, and educators like Rice, Piaget, Chomsky, Halliday, Newkirk, Schardt, Christensen, Ostrow, and Berube.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Learning How to Research Language in Your Classroom.

PART I. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND LANDMARK STUDIES.

Children's Language Acquisition, Rice.

Excerpt from Thought and Language, Vygotsky.

Excerpt from Language and Thought of the Child, Piaget.

Language and the Mind from Psychology Today, Chomsky.

Encounter at Royaumont: The Debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky, Gardner.

Relevant Models of Language, Halliday.

Excerpt from Out of Silence, Martin.

Myths about Acquiring a Second Language, Samway and Mckeon.

Spoken Soul: What's Going On?, Rickford and Rickford.

A Lot of Talk about Nothing, Heath.

Crawling on the Bones of What We Know: An Interview with Shirley Brice Heath, Power.

PART II. TALK IN SCHOOLS.

Do Teachers Communicate with Their Students as if They Were Dogs?, Madden.

You Talk Too Much, Teacher Research Extension: Andie Cunningham.

Excerpt from Listening In (Telling Stories), Newkirk and McLure.

A Love of Words, Fletcher.

Ways to Look at the Functions of Children's Language, Pinnell.

An Unexpected Lesson in Language, Teacher Research Extension: Michelle Schardt.

What Should Teachers Do?: Ebonics and Culturally Responsive Instruction, Delpit.

Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk: Researching Oral Language in the Classroom, Gallas, et al.

The Research Mind Is Really the Teaching Mind at Its Best: An Interview with Karen Gallas, MacKay.

Focusing on Student Talk, Teacher Research Extension: Sherry Young.

Examining Teacher Talk: Revealing Hidden Boundaries for Curricular Change, Rowe.

Inquiry Purpose in the Classroom, Lindfors.

PART III. SOCIOCULTURAL AND PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES.

Whose Standard? Teaching Standard English, Christensen.

American Sign

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130940636
Author:
Power, Brenda Miller
Author:
Hubbard, Ruth
Author:
Miller Power, Brenda
Author:
Hubbard, Ruth S.
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning
Subject:
Language Experience Approach
Subject:
Language acquisition
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Children -- Language.
Subject:
Education-Teaching Guides
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 48
Publication Date:
September 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 7.4 x 0.7 in 490 gr

Other books you might like

  1. The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  2. Choice Words Used Trade Paper $9.95
  3. The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on... Used Hardcover $9.50
  4. The Language Imperative New Trade Paper $17.00
  5. Word Play What Happens When People Talk Used Mass Market $1.95
  6. How Babies Talk: The Magic and... Used Trade Paper $3.95

Related Subjects

Education » Classroom Resources
Education » General
Education » Teaching » Guides
Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
Textbooks » General

Language Development: A Reader for Teachers Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$18.95 In Stock
Product details 256 pages Prentice Hall - English 9780130940636 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.