Ringing Endorsements for Scaffolding Emergent Literacy..."Readers simply love this book because of the perfect balance of theory and practice." Professor Nancy Hansen-Krening,University of Washington "I found the book compelling, sound, and researched with a strong application element: theory to practice." Professor Verlinda Angell,Southern Utah University "My students like the massive amount of information contained in a relatively short text. The organization has a nice flow and fits well with the syllabus." Professor Vi Austin,Stephen F. Austin State University Scaffolding Emergent Literacywill help children become more strategic in their building of literacy skills and concepts!Underscored by rich child development theory, developmentally appropriate practices, and sound research, the Second Edition of this popular book is packed with literacy activities that support emergent to fluent literacy. Each strategy is paired with a classroom demonstration and samples of children's work. With this book, assessment isn't an afterthought! Scaffolding Emergent Literacyprovides in-depth coverage of highly effective assessment and evaluation strategies and offers numerous classroom-based, child-centered measurement tools, along with useful descriptions of the most common standardized tests being used for diagnostic purposes. New To The Second Edition New coverage of Special Education! Strategies for English Language Learnersthroughout! New activities with information on the use of technology in the classroom! New activities through Grade 5! For information on related books by Allyn & Bacon, visit www.ablongman.com/edresources .Soderman, Anne Keil is the author of 'Scaffolding Emergent Literacy A Child-Centered Approach for Preschool Through Grade 5', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205386437 and ISBN 0205386431.