The ABCs of Literacy
Preparing Our Children for Lifelong Learning
By (author) Cynthia Dollins
ABCs of Literacy by Cynthia Dollins
Book DescriptionResearch has shown that reading aloud each day to your pre-school child is one of the most important activities a parent can undertake. But just how do you sort through the countless stacks of mediocre books that line the shelves of libraries and bookstores? And once you have hold of a quality book, how can you make sure your child can take full advantage of the read-aloud experience?"The ABCs of Literacy" answers all these questions and many more. It provides in-depth information on the latest research relating to the value of reading aloud, how to select great literature, and how to use this literature as a springboard to building phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills.Also included are summaries of more than 300 titles of age-appropriate quality literature, and engaging suggestions for using art, cooking, writing and drama to extend the read-aloud experience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781581826524
(210mm x 133mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Cynthia Dollins
Cynthia Dollins is a lecturer in child and adolescent literature, and writing and reading methods at Pepperdine University. She has more than twenty years of education experience as both a teacher and a principal.
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