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Teaching and Learning Communication, Language and Literacy

Teaching and Learning Communication, Language and Literacy

April 2007 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In Teaching and Learning Communication, Language, and Literacy, Ann Browne draws on research findings and good practice to provide practical and guidance about working with young children aged 3–5 years in nursery and reception classes. The author covers all of the key theoretical issues, providing a wealth of classroom examples. Practical suggestions for activities and resources include ways of working with environmental print and found texts, ICT, TV, video, and books.

This practical resource examines:
  • How young children develop as learners and users of language and literacy
  • The contribution that home and school make to their learning
  • Play as a context and a resource for learning
  • The role of adults in supporting and extending learning

Setting the Scene for Communication, Language and Literacy
Speaking and Listening
Working with Parents and Other Adults
Planning for Communication, Language and Literacy

too generic in style

Mrs Celia O'Hagan
Education , University of Ulster
October 4, 2010

To be recommended as a comprehensive textbook on the subject for all EY specialists.
Ann Browne is a very accessible, well organised and authoritative writer who explores the issues of early learning and the ways in which children can be supported by adults

Mrs Judy Gracey
Education , Canterbury Christ Church University
December 15, 2009

The is a very accessible book for undergraduate students. It is similar in many ways to Ann Browne's other book "Developing Language and Literacy 3-8" but it has some useful additional chapters. The chapter on assessment is particularly interesting.

Mrs Heather Macdonald
Education , Chester University
December 14, 2009

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