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Building a culture of literacy month-by-month

Author: Hilarie Davis; Larry Ross
Publisher: Larchmont, NY : Eye on Education, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrate literacy every day! This book will help you create a culture of literacy at your school, from the classroom, to the lunchroom, to the hallways--a culture that encompasses students, teachers, administrators, families, and communities. This comprehensive and practical book includes: Month-by-month plans for the entire school year; How to build a faculty vision of literacy learning; Ways to get families  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hilarie Davis; Larry Ross
ISBN: 9781596670679 1596670673
OCLC Number: 157023041
Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Month-by-month activities: an overview --
August: getting ready to learn --
September: becoming a learning community --
October: beginning where you are --
November: becoming authors --
December: the gift of reading --
January: celebrating progress --
February: speaking and listening --
March: reading to learn, writing to understand --
April: writing to communicate feelings and ideas --
May: weaving our stories together --
June and July: read on --
How do you start telling the story of your school? --
What is a culture of literacy? --
How does language work? --
What does it mean to be literate? --
How does a culture of literacy develop among teachers in a school? --
What do you see in a classroom devoted to literacy development? --
How do you involve families and the community? --
How do you immerse students in literacy through what they see and hear every day? --
How do you celebrate speaking and listening?
Responsibility: Hilarie B. Davis ; illustrations by Larry Ross.
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Abstract:

Celebrate literacy every day! This book will help you create a culture of literacy at your school, from the classroom, to the lunchroom, to the hallways--a culture that encompasses students, teachers, administrators, families, and communities. This comprehensive and practical book includes: Month-by-month plans for the entire school year; How to build a faculty vision of literacy learning; Ways to get families involved in literacy nights; Ideas for making everyone a storyteller; Contests and other schoolwide activities to create excitement.

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