Book Volume 2 2010

Literacy Development and Enhancement Across Orthographies and Cultures


ISBN: 978-1-4419-0833-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-0834-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Literacy Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-15

      It’s All in the Name

    3. Chapter

      Pages 17-29

      Learning About Writing Begins Informally

    4. Chapter

      Pages 31-42

      The Role of Letter Name Knowledge in Early Spelling Development: Evidence from Brazilian Portuguese

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-53

      An Eye for Print: Child and Adult Attention to Print During Shared Book Reading

    6. Chapter

      Pages 55-81

      The Role of Hebrew Letter Names in Early Literacy: The Case of Multi-phonemic Acrophonic Names

  3. Promoting Literacy at Home and in School

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 84-84

    2. Chapter

      Pages 85-96

      The Early Childhood Project: A 5-Year Longitudinal Investigation of Children’s Literacy Development in Sociocultural Context

    3. Chapter

      Pages 97-109

      Early Literacy at Home: General Environmental Factors and Specific Parent Input

    4. Chapter

      Pages 111-122

      Reading Books to Young Children: What It Does and Does Not Do

    5. Chapter

      Pages 123-135

      The Making of Literate Families: Considerations of Context and Misconceptions

    6. Chapter

      Pages 137-152

      Spellings of Words: A Neglected Facilitator of Vocabulary Learning

    7. Chapter

      Pages 153-164

      Early Schooling and Growth of Literacy in the Transition to School

  4. Bilingualism -- Acquiring a Second Spoken and Written Language

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 166-166

    2. Chapter

      Pages 167-176

      Role of Orthography in Literacy Acquisition and Literacy Problems Among Monolinguals and Bilinguals

    3. Chapter

      Pages 177-190

      Becoming Literate in a Foreign Language

    4. Chapter

      Pages 191-204

      Rudiments of Inflectional Morphology Skills in Emergent English–Hebrew Biliterates

    5. Chapter

      Pages 205-219

      Early Identification and Intervention to Prevent Reading Difficulties

  5. Teaching and Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 222-222

    2. Chapter

      Pages 223-234

      Whatever Happened to Pedagogical Theory?

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 235-241