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Best Practices in Literacy Instruction
Fourth Edition

Edited by Lesley Mandel Morrow and Linda B. Gambrell
Foreword by Nell K. Duke

492 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
March 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-178-9
Cat. #8178
Price: $47.00 $39.95
March 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-179-6
Cat. #8179
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June 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-181-9
EPUB format
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A new edition will be published October 2014.
A highly regarded teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book is grounded in current knowledge about literacy teaching and learning in grades PreK–8. The field's leading authorities present accessible recommendations for best practices that can be tailored to fit specific classroom circumstances and student populations. Provided are strategies for helping all students succeed—including struggling readers and English language learners—and for teaching each of the major components of literacy. The book also addresses ways to organize instruction and innovative uses of technology. Chapters include concrete examples, Engagement Activities, and resources for further learning.

New to This Edition
  • Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices.
  • Chapters on motivation, content-area teaching, new literacies, and family literacy.
  • Addresses timely topics such as response to intervention, the new common core standards, English language learning, and policy issues.
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