Word Identification Strategies : Phonics From a New Perspective
Core text for Phonics courses; supplemental text for courses in Reading Methods.Guiding readers with solid, key principles for teaching phonics, this text shares with prospective and inservice K-5 teachers a wealth of developmental practices for understanding phonics to help children learn phonics.The author offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the stages K-5 children move through as they learn to identify words, ties these stages to accepted theories and research, and provides 96 hands-on activities for teaching word identification. Coverage addresses the needs of children who have difficulty identifying words in context, as well as those whose first language is not English. By focusing on transferable teaching strategies rather than rote letter/sound learning, this text reshapes how future and practicing teachers will introduce this critical component of reading to tomorrow's classrooms.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 190.5 x 228.6 x 40.64mm | 476.27g
- 03 Jun 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
1. Word Identification in a Balanced Reading Program. 2. Phonemic Awareness: Becoming Aware of the Sounds of the Language. 3. Early Word Identification Strategies: Using Logos, Pictures, Word Configuration, and One or Two Letter-Sound Associations to Read New Words. 4. The Analogy Strategy: Using Parts of Familiar Words to Read New Words. 5. The Letter-Sound Strategy: Using Letters and Sounds to Read New Words. 6. The Multiletter Chunk Strategy: Using the Multiletter Groups in Word Structure to Read New Long Words. 7. Children Who Need Extra Help. Appendix A: Rimes for Word Reading and Spelling. Appendix B: Letter-Sound Patterns. Appendix C: Generalizations for Adding Suffixes. Appendix D: Greek and Latin Roots. Key Vocabulary. Index.