--and with a light touch : learning about reading, writing, and teaching with first graders /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Forseth, Carol Avery.
Format: Book
Published: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2002.
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • The butterflies are being born
  • The first day of school
  • Classroom climate : a foundation for learning
  • Planning and preparing
  • Establishing and managing a writing workshop
  • Mini-lessons : helping children craft their writing
  • Listening and responding
  • From the author's chair
  • The process of publishing
  • The why, how, and what of reading aloud
  • Reader response
  • Children take literature to heart
  • Developing a reading workshop
  • Guided reading and literature circles
  • Learning to read
  • Learning language : phonics, word study, spelling
  • Lessons from kindergarten
  • Reading and writing in math, science, and social studies
  • Documenting student growth
  • Reporting student growth.