Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading

Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading

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For courses in Foundations of Reading, Teaching Reading in the Elementary School and Trends in Reading Education. Although this text promotes a balanced approach for the introductory courses for reading, it has long been recognized as a leader in phonics instruction. This tenth edition strengthens the text's reputation and serves as an authoritative and practical guide to teaching reading. Throughout the text readers will experience a wealth of classroom applications in the form of activities and games, detailed lesson plans, and examples of decoding and comprehension more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 1,020.58g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Old Tappan, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 0130420832
  • 9780130420831

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The tenth edition of Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading continues its long tradition of presenting an authoritative, comprehensive, and practical approach to a balanced literacy program. Features of the tenth edition include: Classroom applications such as specific activities and games, explicit lesson plans, suggested school assignments, and examples of decoding and comprehension strategies. Portfolio assignments for students. Inclusion Strategies that provide practical teaching modifications for special-needs children. Literacy website at with additional resources for topics such as word study, comprehension, and emergent more

Table of contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY INSTRUCTION. 1. Principles of Reading Instruction. 2. Teacher Effectiveness in a Balanced Literacy Program. 3. Language: The Key to Literacy. 4. Emergent Literacy. II. TEACHING STUDENTS TO BECOME STRATEGIC READERS. 5. Word Identification. 6. Meaning Vocabulary. 7. Comprehension. III. IMPLEMENTING A LITERACY PROGRAM. 8. Instructional Approaches for Teaching Literacy. 9. Literature-Based Reading Programs. 10. Content-Area Reading. 11. Literacy Assessment. 12. Classroom Management and Organization. 13. Focus on All Learners. Appendix. Glossary. more

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