Phonics in Proper Perspective

Phonics in Proper Perspective

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For courses in Elementary Reading Methods and in-service programs.As the most successful methods text for phonics ever published, this new edition continues to focus on keeping phonics and a total reading program in proper perspective. It promotes the philosophy that reading depends on growth in three skill areas: 1) identifying printed words, 2) expanding sight vocabulary, and 3) using context as the compass for arriving at meaning. By outlining the purpose and limitations of phonics instruction, it cautions teachers that beginning reading methods should not mislead children into thinking that reading is sounding out letters, learning sight words or using context clues-it involves all these skills in the right more

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  • Paperback | 151 pages
  • 176.8 x 288 x 7.6mm | 267.62g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0130343455
  • 9780130343451

Table of contents

1. Phonics: Purpose and Limitations. 2. Phonics: History and Controversy. 3. Prerequisites for Phonics Instruction. 4. Moving into Reading. 5. Consonant Letter-Sound Relationships. 6. Vowel Letter-Sound Relationships. 7. Structural Analysis Skills. more

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