- Section 1. Books are for talking with children in preschool and kindergarten -- Using picture books to build oral communication skill and emergent literacy -- Looking for books that help build communication skills and emergent literacy -- Suggestions for book talk with preschool and kindergarten children -- A catalog of picture books for children in preschool and kindergarten -- Section 2. Books are for talking with children in Grades 1 through 5 -- Using picture books to build oral communication skills and literacy achievement -- Looking for books that help build communication skills and literacy achievement -- Suggestions for book talk with children in Grades 1 through 5 -- A catalog of picture books for children in Grades 1 through 5 -- Section 3. Books are for talking with students in Grades 6 through 12 -- Using picture books that build communication skills and literacy achievement in preadolescents and adolescents -- Looking for books that help build communication skills and literacy achievement in preadolescents and adolescents -- Hints for introducing picture books to preadolescents and adolescents -- A catalog of picture books for preadolescents and adolescents in Grades 6 through 12 -- Section 4. Parent conference and inservice handouts -- A. 60 recommended picture books for children in preschool and kindergarten -- B. 50 recommended low-text picture books for children in elementary school -- C. Reading aloud to young children to promote emergent literacy -- D. Using picture books to practice articulation -- E. Using picture books to practice present tense -- F. Using picture books to practice past tense -- G. Using picture books to teach the meanings of words -- H. Using picture books to develop sequencing skills -- I. Using picture books to develop storytelling skills -- J. Sharing wordless picture books -- K. Reading aloud in your child's first language -- Section 5. Indexes -- Topic explorations -- Skills -- Author -- Title.
- Use interactive reading to promote and enhance literacy and oral communication skills! Over 100 popular children's books have now been added to your favorite sourcebook, Books Are for Talking, Too! Forty of the new books listed feature new phonological awareness games, making this updated, third edition even more resourceful for teachers and SLPs to use in literacy training. Look for additional skills and methods to include pragmatic language, morphological awareness, and higher level concepts.
Books Are for Talking, Too! Third Edition is a professional resource promoting literacy and oral communication through the low-text picture book genre of children's literature. This time-saving guide suggests literally hundreds of quality books that can address a variety of skills. Use it with an individual child, groups of children, or a whole classroom of children---from preschoolers to preadolescents and adolescents. Get help planning sessions, selecting literature, and facilitating language learning, literacy, and speech sound production (among many other objectives) from this outstanding sourcebook.
Books Are for Talking, Too! Third Edition is divided into five primary sections. Sections 1 through 3 contain researched information on the uses of books, suggestions for looking for more books, and an extensive catalog of books appropriate for preschool and kindergarten, grades 1 through 5, and grades 6 through 12. Section 4 contains reproducible parent handouts. Section 5 contains indexes.
Each book listed in the catalogs gives publication information, suggested grade and interest levels, a synopsis, a sample of the skills the book can be used to address, and methods for developing a wide range of language learning, phonological awareness, and speech production skills. You'll also have the easy-to-use indexes, including Topic Explorations and Skills indexes, which are cross-referenced with the books in the catalogs. Two additional indexes provide listings by author and title. Whether you use the books listed to facilitate vocabulary development, teach pragmatic language usage, or remediate the misarticulation of speech sound, you'll love the creative ideas and time-saving energy this book affords you.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 695-697) and indexes.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment Fund; 2004.
- Endowment Note:
- Paterno Libraries Endowment
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