Early Years Non-Fiction
A Guide to Helping Young Researchers Use and Enjoy Information Texts
By (author) Margaret Mallett
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Early Years Non-Fiction by Margaret Mallett
Book DescriptionThis lively and informative text examines children's first experience of non-fiction during the pre-school and foundation years. Its careful consideration of different kinds of quality non-fiction, including books, posters, charts and computer software will provide a helpful framework from which early years teachers can work. Annotated lists, notes, and suggestions for further reading make this is an ideal source of inspiration and stimulation placing literacy teaching in a fresh, modern context. This book offers a rich resource of information, with illustrated case studies and many examples of children's responses to non-fiction providing: * coverage of pre-school and foundation years for children up to six years of age * references to research findings on the place of non-fiction in early years * references to the National Literacy Strategy, Early Learning Goals and the National Curriculum for English * a substantial glossary of terms relevant to non-fiction reading and writing. The author's zest and expertise helps to give this book an infectious enthusiasm that will permeate the classroom, providing the nursery and primary school teacher, student teacher, or classroom assistant with an invaluable guide and resource tool.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415253376
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margaret Mallett
Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-fiction 3-11, Hardback (June 2010)
A guide for students and teachers to the many kinds of text we want children to encounter, use and enjoy during their nursery and primary school years.
Young Researchers, Hardback (July 1999)» View all books by Margaret Mallett
Informational kinds of reading and writing are crucial in every lesson. This book looks at how we can encourage children from the very beginning to think of themselves as young researchers using skills and strategies for clear purposes.
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Author Biography - Margaret Mallett
Margaret Mallett is currently Visiting Tutor in Primary English at Goldsmiths College, London. Her previous book with RoutledgeFalmer, Young Researchers: Informational Reading and Writing in the Early and Primary Years, won her the UKRA author award in 2001.
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