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Description - Vocabulary Lists and Activities for the Pre K-2 Classroom by Susan E. Israel

Engage young children with this creative and strategic approach for building early literacy skills! This practical resource provides word lists, literature selections, and teaching strategies for building young learners' vocabulary and comprehension skills. Based on original research conducted by the author and Edward Fry, the lists are comprised of words used frequently by children in their writing, as well as additional words to enhance vocabulary and learning. Each thematic chapter offers: Literacy integrations for reading and writing in the classroomWriting prompts to integrate with journal activitiesRead-aloud suggestions from children's literatureThink-alouds to enhance vocabularySuggestions for parent involvement

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412953511
ISBN-10: 1412953510
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 10mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Susan E. Israel

Susan E. Israel is an independent researcher, writer, and literacy consultant and currently serves as President and Director of Reading Alliance for Catholic Education in Indiana, where she works with small and large corporations to enhance literacy products. Her special research interests are in the areas of reading comprehension, writing, and child-mind development as it relates to literacy processes. Israel served as assistant professor at the University of Dayton, and in 2005 she was awarded the University's Panhellenic Council Outstanding Professor Award. She has also served on the national faculty at the University of Notre Dame Summer Program, where she taught reading and language arts methods. A former elementary teacher, she was awarded the 1998 teacher-researcher grant from the International Reading Association (IRA). Having been an active member of the IRA for over a decade, she has served on a number of IRA committees and interest groups and recently was president of the History of Literacy Special Interest Group. In addition, she has been active with the National Reading Conference. Israel has authored, coauthored, or edited over 15 books and volumes and is the senior editor of the recently published comprehensive volume, Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension (Israel & Duffy, 2008). Other recent publications include Teachers Taking Action: A Comprehensive Guide to Teacher Research (with Cynthia Lassonde, 2008), Reading First and Beyond (with Cathy Collins Block, 2005), Collaborative Literacy (2006), Shaping the Reading Field (2007), Poetic Possibilities (2006), and Quotes to Inspire Great Reading Teachers (2006).

Books By Susan E. Israel

Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension by Susan E. Israel
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Verbal Protocols in Literacy Research by Susan E. Israel
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Teacher Collaboration for Professional Learning by Susan E. Israel
Paperback, January 2010
Early Reading First and Beyond by Susan E. Israel
Paperback, February 2008