Word Identification Strategies : Phonics From a New Perspective
This text or supplement is appropriate for Reading Methods courses.This text examines the role of phonics instruction in a balanced reading program and offers teaching techniques to accomplish it. It explains the spoken and written language base for word identification strategies, how strategies emerge, and how readers progress to the use of advanced, streamlined strategies. By shifting the focus from isolated letter-sound learning towards transferable strategies, this text reshapes the way future teachers will introduce word identification strategies into classroom activities.
- Paperback | 260 pages
- 187.96 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 430.91g
- 18 Jun 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
1. Word Identification in a Balanced Reading Program. 2. Becoming Aware of Language: Insights Into Print and Phonemic Awareness. 3. Early Strategies: Using Logos, Pictures, Smudges, and Rudimentary Letter-Sound Associations to Identify Words. 4. The Analogy Strategy with Onsets and Rimes: Using Familiar Words to Identify Unfamiliar Words. 5. The Letter-Sound Strategy: Identifying Words by Their Letters and Sounds. 6. The Multiletter Chunk Strategy: Using Groups of Letters to Identify Words. 7. Children Who Need Extra Help. Appendix A: Rimes. Appendix B: Letter-Sound Neighborhoods. Appendix C: Prefixes. Appendix D: Suffixes. Appendix E: Greek and Latin Roots. Appendix F: Generalizations for Adding the Suffixes.