Organic literacy : the keywords approach to owning words in print
- Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2013.
- Physical description
- viii, 69 p. ; 24 cm
LB1139.5 .L35 O74 2013
- Unknown LB1139.5 .L35 O74 2013
- Fox, Kathy R.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -69).
- Preface Acknowledgements Chapter One: An Introduction to Keywords Chapter Two: A Historical Context for Sylvia Ashton-Warner Chapter Three: Developing My Own Keyword Style Chapter Four: Keywords in a Kindergarten Classroom Chapter Five: Keywords in a First Grade Classroom Chapter Six: Keywords in a Second Grade Classroom Chapter Seven: Keywords in an English Language Learners' Classroom Chapter Eight: Adaptations to Fit Other Classroom Contexts Chapter Nine: How to Easily and Effectively Set Up Your Classroom for Keywords Chapter Ten: Conclusion Appendix A: Sample Kindergarten Keywords Appendix B: Sample First Grade Keywords Appendix C: Sample Second Grade Keywords Bibliography.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- Organic vocabulary is a term that describes a child's inner source of thoughts. Based on the early work of Sylvia Ashton-Warner in New Zealand with Maori children, organic vocabulary can help promote early literacy among children who have little connection and prior experiences with print. This book connects the early research and methodology to today's classrooms. These connections are applied to Title 1 schools (indicating low socioeconomic status), second language learners, and children with multiple levels of ability and adverse risk factors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Kathy R. Fox ... [et al.].