Teaching Children to Read

Teaching Children to Read : Putting the Pieces Together

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For courses in Reading Methods in Elementary School. This Elementary Reading Methods text is the only one on the market that offers a transitional perspective to teach reading in a balanced way. It provides theoretical guidelines and methodology to combine both the use of basals and skills based instruction with a more balanced approach to teaching reading. The authors introduce seven principles that support literacy development and examine them closely throughout the text. These principles undergird the philosophical methodology pre-service teachers use to develop their own model of balanced literacy instruction.show more

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  • Hardback | 654 pages
  • 205.74 x 256.54 x 30.48mm | 1,451.49g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130998354
  • 9780130998354

Table of contents

I. UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE. 1. Reading Instruction: Making the Transition to a Balanced Perspective. 2. Understanding Reading: The Theoretical Roots of Instruction. 3. Emergent Literacy: Understanding the Literacy Development of Young Children. 4. Basal Readers: Determining Hoe to Use Basals Effectively. 5. From Basals to Books: Making the Transition. 6. Reading Comprehension: Focusing on Instruction. 7. Acquiring Vocabulary: Words for Reading and Writing. 8. Decoding Skills: Identifying Words in Print. 9. Literacy Environments: Designing Classrooms that Promote Literacy. 10. Assessment: Determining Students' Progress in Literacy. II. READING AND WRITING DEVELOPMENT: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. 11. The Early Years: Reading and Writing in Grades K-2. 12. The Elementary Years: Reading and Writing in Grades 3-5. 13. Middle School: Reading and Writing in Grades 6-8.show more

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