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Title The texts in elementary classrooms / edited by James V. Hoffman, Diane L. Schallert.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 255 pages).
Series Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement
Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (Series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. Basic Processes and Text Features -- 1. Texts in the Teaching and Learning of Reading / Victoria Purcell-Gates and Nell K. Duke -- 2. Word Identification and Text Characteristics / James W. Cunningham [and others] -- 3. From Brown Bear to Paddington Bear : The Role of Text in the Development of Fluency / Steven A. Stahl and Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl -- 4. Children's Motivation to Read / Scott G. Paris and Robert D. Carpenter -- Part II. Considering the Forms of Texts in Classrooms -- 5. Choosing Fiction to Support Young Children's Literacy Development / Susan Keehn, Miriam G. Martinez, and William H. Teale -- 6. Leveled Texts for Beginning Readers : A Primer, a Test, and a Quest / James V. Hoffman, Nancy L. Roser, and Misty Sailors -- 7. Nonfiction Texts for Young Readers / Nell K. Duke and Cathy Tower -- 8. Local Texts : Reading and Writing "of the Classroom" / Beth Maloch, James V. Hofjman, and Elizabeth U. Patterson -- 9. Electronic Text in the Classroom / Michael L Kamil, Helen S. Kim, and Diane Lane -- Part III. Some Issues Surrounding Text Selection -- 10. The Selection and Use of English Texts With Young English Language Learners / Georgia Earnest Garcia and Eurydice Bouchereau Bauer -- 11. Heavy (and Heavy-Handed) Issues Surrounding Book Selection / Nancy Roser -- Part IV. Assessing the Text Environment -- 12. Studying the Literacy Environment and Literacy Practices as the Basis for Critical Reflection and Change / James V. Hoffman and Misty Sailors.
Summary This volume explores a variety of topics, including: texts in the teaching and learning of reading; word identification and text characteristics; choosing fiction to support young children's literacy development; electronic text in the classroom; and issues surrounding text selection.
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Subject Reading (Primary)
Reading (Elementary)
Education, Primary -- Curricula.
Education, Elementary -- Curricula.
Children -- Books and reading.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hoffman, James V.
Schallert, Diane L.
Other Form: Print version: Texts in elementary classrooms. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2004 0805843884 0805843892 (DLC) 2003056140 (OCoLC)52455325
ISBN 1410611086 (electronic bk.)
9781410611086 (electronic bk.)
0805843884 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0805843892 (pbk. ; alk. paper)