Teaching Children to Read

Teaching Children to Read : Putting the Pieces Together

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For Elementary Reading Methods courses.This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. The text begins by introducing seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, and then explains the theoretical foundations of teaching reading. Part I builds on those foundations with specific methods in Part II, and then in Part III it describes how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in both K-3 and 4-8 classrooms, chapters 12 and 13 provide a continuum of knowledge by describing classroon organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 640 pages
  • 213.4 x 251.5 x 30.5mm | 1,356.25g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0131121898
  • 9780131121898

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PART I: PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS: UNDERSTANDING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT. 1. Introducing Comprehensive Reading Instruction for All Learners. 2. Language Learning and the Stages of Literacy Development. 3. Theoretical Roots of Reading Instruction. PART II: METHODS AND ASSESSMENT: STRATEGIES THAT SUPPORT LITERACY DEVELOPMENT. 4. Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Instruction. 5. Increasing Vocabulary and Word Knowledge. 6. Improving Reading Comprehension. 7. Developing Reading Fluency. 8. Materials and Programs for Literacy Instruction: Basals and Beyond. 9. Assessing Literacy Learning. PART III: CLASSROOM PRACTICE: ORGANIZING AND PLANNING FOR LITERACY INSTRUCTION. 10. Organizing for Reading Instruction: Starting Out Right in Grades K-3. 11. Providing Effective K-3 Literacy Instruction: Every Child a Reader. 12. The Transition Years: Grades 4-6. 13. Reading in the Middle School. Appendix A: Comprehension Literacy Resources for Teachers. Appendix B: Selected Resources for Teachers . Appendix C: Blank Miscue Grid.show more

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