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.