Reading in the Early Years Handbook

Synopsis

Reviews for the 1st Edition include:

"Professor Campbell draws on his vast experience in this field to bring us a highly readable and wide-ranging handbook which will prove invaluable to all practitioners." - BAECE Early Education

"...the handbook will provide an accessible and informative source of reference." - Child Education

"Reading in the Early Years Handbook represents an admirable attempt to take a very complex set of issues and present them in a form which is accessible and uncomplicated, but without the loss of any rigour or accuracy. Students and teachers alike will find this volume to be invaluable as an initial reference book." - Language Awareness

Reading in the Early Years Handbook is a reference text covering all aspects of young children learning to read. In this second edition recent developments such as the literacy hour and baseline assessments are included. The text covers a comprehensive list of topics from the alphabet to nursery rhymes, shared reading and your classroom. The text also deals with practical issues such as classroom organization and management and time for literacy. In all sixty-five topics are presented alphabetically and each of these topics is followed by suggestions for further reading. Additionally, several topics have 'In the classroom' sections where examples from the classroom are used to highlight the practical issues. Following the success of the first edition the comprehensive materials are again presented in a handbook format to enable easy access for readers.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Philadelphia
Publication year:
  • 2002
Edition:
  • 2nd