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Developing Early Literacy 0-8 free pdf Excellent literacy practices should begin at birth, and can set young learners on an exploratory journey from the very beginning of their lives. Providing support with the planning and teaching of this vital aspect of the curriculum, this text shows you how to develop and use innovative and exciting methods to help develop early literacy. Linking theory with practice, topics covered include: * Babies and very early communication * The importance of role play corners * Outdoor learning and literacy * How rhyme and repetition help to develop literacy * Teaching literacy to children who have English as an Additional Language (EAL) * Literacy and diversity * Using picture books to develop literacy * Supporting transitions * Different approaches to the teaching of phonics and early reading. Each chapter has learning objectives, case studies featuring younger and older children from the Birth to 8 age range, a summary and suggested Further Reading. This text is essential reading for those on Early Childhood Studies, Early Years, Primary PGCE and Early Years teacher education courses. Virginia Bower is Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University.

About Virginia Bower

Virginia Bower is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. She teaches on both the undergraduate programme and on the full time PGCE English course and is also part of the team who teach the Masters in Language and Literacy. Virginia is very keen to promote a love of literature in both children and university students and convenes a reading group for undergraduate trainee teachers where children's literature is shared, studied and enjoyed. She is currently undertaking a doctoral study focusing on supporting children with English as an additional language.

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Author : Virginia Bower
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 11 February 2014
ISBN : 1446255336
EAN : 9781446255339
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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