Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

Author(s): Gordon Winch


This new edition of the market-leading textbook in English Education has been significantly updated to reflect the new Australian Curriculum. These updates include a new part one, focussing on assessment, phonics and comprehension; and the implementation and integration of the national curriculum within the text. The comprehensive book remains accessible, and helps to engage students in the practical application of literacy skills in the classroom. Classroom-tested, this leading text for English Education remains reader-friendly, practical, current, and unique in its inclusion of children's literature. Very comprehensive book, which covers the whole literacy curriculum: reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing Covers theories of literacy education, as well as practical sections on how to implement those theories in the classroom Literacy 4th edition is also available as an e-book.

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PART 1: Reading Gordon Winch and Marcelle Holliday Section 1: What is Reading? 1. A Balanced View of Literacy 2. Towards a Model of Reading Section 2: Key Elements in Learning to Read 3. Oral Language 4. Word Recognition: Phonics, Phonemes and Phonemic Awareness 5. Comprehension: The Meaning of Text 6. The Reader and the Text Section 3: Planning and Teaching Reading 7. Assessment in Reading 8. The Effective Teaching of Reading 9. Learning to Read: The Child before School 10. Learning to Read: The Early School Years 11. Learning to Read: The Primary School Years 12 Managing the Literacy Classroom PART 2: Writing Lesley ljungdahl and Paul March 13. The Role of Writing 14. The Importance of Writing in Our Society 15. The Writing Developmental Continuim 16. Grammar 17. Punctuation 18. Spelling 19. Handwriting 20. Assessment of Writing 21. Multiliteracies in Technology 22. Teaching Writing in the Classroom PART 3: Literature Rosemary Ross Johnston 23. Language, Literature, Literacy and the Australian Curriculum 24. The Literature Continuum and Deep Literacy 25. Children's Literature in the Australian Context 26. Literature and Critical Literacy 27. Digital Literacies and Literature 28. Theory Informing Practice, Practice Informing Theory 29. Fairytales: Still a Pervasive Paradigm 30. Picturebooks and Poetry 31. Visual Literacy: Reading the World of Signs 32. Literature as world community: First and Second Language Learners 33. A Forum: Social Issues, History, and Fantasy 34. The Organic Classroom: A Locus of Creative Literate Practices 35. Conclusion - And Beginning...

General Fields

  • : 9780195565638
  • : Oxford University Press Australia
  • : OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • : 2.116
  • : December 2010
  • : 275mm X 210mm X 38mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gordon Winch
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : 372.6044
  • : 640
  • : Illustrations