Balanced Approach (1999)
- you different strategies from different learnings to provide balance.
Emergent Literacy( Marie Clay 1966)
-child acquires knowledge about reading, language, and writing before coming to school.
Whole Language Instruction ( early 1990's)
literacy learning is child centered because it is designed to be meaningful.
Juel ( 1989)
As children begin to experiment with reading and writing they need to focus on the sounds that make up words.
-teacher directed activity
- active process where children construct knowledge by problem solving, guessing ,and approximating.