Explaining Reading: A Resource for Teaching Concepts, Skills and Strategies (Paperback)
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Short Description for Explaining Reading Demonstrates the 'whats', 'whys', and 'how-tos' of explicit reading instruction for struggling K-8 learners. This book describes 23 skills and strategies associated with vocabulary, comprehension, word recognition, and fluency. It features a chapter on teaching 'big-picture' ideas about the importance of reading.
- Published: 26 March 2009
- Format: Paperback 244 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781606230756 ISBN 10: 1606230751
- Sales rank: 71,130
Full description for Explaining Reading
This bestselling teacher resource and widely adopted text demonstrates the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of explicit reading instruction for struggling K-8 learners. The book describes 23 skills and strategies associated with vocabulary, comprehension, word recognition, and fluency. Ways to explain each skill or strategy are illustrated in real-world examples that teachers can use as starting points for their own lessons. Retaining the straight-talking style that made the prior edition so popular, the second edition has been revised and updated to reflect reader feedback and the latest research. New to This Edition Incorporates important new research on vocabulary and comprehension Stronger emphasis on embedding instruction in authentic reading experiences A chapter on teaching "big-picture" ideas about the importance of reading Revised teaching examples are even more thorough and teacher friendly.