EDU 238, sec.15Chapter 11 SummaryThe main topic of discussion in Chapter 11 “Literature-Based Instructions: kindergarten through Third Grade” centers on children’s literature. Other points of interests that are covered inthis chapter are children’s literature and emergence, literature-based instruction, reading aloud, supporting children’s growing literary understanding, oral language and literature, and variations of literature-based instructions. The topic children’s literature and emergence, informs readers about the importance of exposing young children to the rich world of literature. This importance is highlighted by a six step process which first begins with; literacy learning begins early in life and continues throughout development, second: oral language and literacy are developed concurrently, third: literacy learning is both a social and a cognitive process, fourth: learning to read and write is a developmental process that occurs over time, fifth: this learning is deeply rooted in cultural and
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