Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students, focusing on integrating the six language arts with other subject areas. This practical, hands-on text adroitly incorporates the IRA/NCTE Standards and provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing numbers of students with special needs English Language Learners in the regular classroom.
Mildred R. Donoghue is a Professor of Education and Reading at California State University, Fullerton. She teaches courses in the Multiple Subject Credential Program and in the Master's program in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction (emphasis: Early Childhood Education). She is a member of Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society of the International Reading Association. Donoghue has published nine books to date in the language/literacy field, the latest being Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching (SAGE). She serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Children's Literature (NCTE) and The Dragon Lode (IRA) and has established the Donoghue Children's Literature Center at the University Library at Cal State Fullerton. Her work as supervisor of elementary student teachers allows her to visit public classrooms and maintain currency in her preparations and writing.