Foundations of Literacy by Sue Palmer
ISBN 13: 9781847060891
This edition is updated with the latest research and practice, and contains a revised chapter on phonics and a chapter on the Early Years Goals. Ros Bayley works as an early years consultant, writer and storyteller, following a long career as an early years teacher. She is the co-author of Flying Start With Literacy, a book of activities for parents and children, also published by Network Continuum books and educational television programmes on aspects of literacy. Her most recent books, Toxic Childhood: how modern life is damaging our children and what we can do about it and Detoxing Childhood both Orion Publishing are aimed at parents as well as teachers. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Network Continuum,
About Foundations of Literacy
Qty :. This fully revised fourth edition outlines seven strands of practice for three to six-year old children, designed to develop the skills, concepts and knowledge underpinning literacy in the early years. Accompanying each strand are clear explanations of the research and reasoning on which they are based. Practical advice on helping children transfer their learning into their own child-initiated activities, to build a genuine and solid foundation for literacy, is integral to the book. Learning to Listen -Discrimination of sounds -Social Listening -Developing aural attention span -Developing auditory memory -Supporting children's listening 2. Time to talk -Compensating for language delay -Talk during child-initiated activities -Vocabulary development -Repetition and innovation -Developing expressive language -Social language skills -Supporting talk during imaginative play 3.