Ann Browne, Developing Language and Literacy 3–8

Ann Browne, Developing Language and Literacy 3–8 Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal 15: 811–812, 2002. Book review Developing Language and Literacy 3–8 by Ann Browne. 2001, P. Chapman Pub., London, 280 pages, cloth (07619-6738-9) £55.00/paper (07619-6739- 7) £17.99. Developing Language and Literacy 3–8 was first published in 1996. The book has been updated and published in a second edition. It is a comprehensive guide to the teaching of English in the early years. Additions and changes to the new edition bring the reader up-to-date with the latest policy devel- opments. The book aims to cover all aspects of language and literacy in the early years and is written for trainee teachers and teachers. Browne has written a lucid and comprehensive book, accessible to both the novice and more experienced teacher. It is packed with practical ideas and with information on planning, assessment and accessing appropriate resources. The style is clear, assumes no knowledge of specialized terms, mixes prose with practical checklists and tables and is illustrated with some case studies and actual samples of children’s writing. The book has eleven chapters covering the core areas of speaking and listening, reading and writing. Other chapters are concerned with issues that may impact on literacy and language Reading and Writing Springer Journals

Ann Browne, Developing Language and Literacy 3–8

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Copyright © 2002 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Psycholinguistics; Education, general; Neurology; Literacy
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