Prehistoric literacy[ edit ] Origins of literacy[ edit ] Literacy is emerged with the development of numeracy and computational devices as early as 8, BCE. Script developed independently at least five times in human history in MesopotamiaEgyptthe Indus civilizationlowland Mesoamericaand China. During this era, literacy was "a largely functional matter, propelled by the need to manage the new quantities of information and the new type of governance created by trade and large scale production". Proto-cuneiform texts exhibit not only numerical signs, but also ideograms depicting objects being counted.
Feb 04, Starjustin rated it it was amazing My granddaughter recommended this book to me and I am very pleased that she did. This book is a great learning experience for young people, especially school age children.
Easy reading, great teaching lesson, and the characters keep your interest at all times! Thank you to my granddaughter for recommending this lovely book to me. Apr 16, Amy rated it liked it Summary: Relatable school story with unusual points of view and clearly defined issues and characters.
Give to fans of Fish In A Tree. More on that in a sec. The character shifts are brief and dramatic; the characterizations are somewhat unrealistic for example, both main characters Summary: The character shifts are brief and dramatic; the characterizations are somewhat unrealistic for example, both main characters seem to love love love Bud, Not Buddy but no other mentions of their reading lives However, this sort of ho-hum predictability is often what growing readers need.
So let me briefly outline some of the neat teaching points in this book. Alternating points of view.
Readers need to attend to the names at the top of each chapter in order to determine the "I" voice. Character comparisons and inferences. Ravi recently moved from India and is unfamiliar with the customs of the U. Joe has Auditory Processing Disorder, which makes certain school tasks hard for him and makes him appear less capable than he is.
Even though these characters are different, they have a lot in common: Some of the readers I work with need the explicit teachings into character inferences "How might this character be feeling right now?
Understanding something before the character does. Ravi sees a fellow Indian in the class and is expecting Dillon to become a good friend. Readers should be asking: Knowing how stories go. Ravi and Joe start out the book as classmates; based on the title of the book and prior story knowledge about school stories readers can predict that by the end, they will become friends.
There are a variety of organizers and teaching tools one could use charts, timelines to help readers see this growth over time.
And this book "sits still" for that kind of study for the readers who need it.Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. Printable worksheets for measuring a fourth grade student's ability to userstand what he/she reads.
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We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. Save Me a Seat has 5, ratings and reviews. Starjustin said: My granddaughter recommended this book to me and I am very pleased that she did.
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