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Gerald G. Duffy, EdD, is the William Moran Distinguished Professor of Literacy and Reading at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Duffy spent 25 years teaching teachers how to teach reading and conducting research on classroom reading instruction at Michigan State University, where he was a Senior Researcher in the Institute for Research on Teaching and where he holds the rank of Professor Emeritus. He is also a former elementary and middle school teacher. A past President of the National Reading Conference and a member of the Reading Hall of Fame, Dr. Duffy has worked with teachers and children across the United States and overseas, has written and edited several books on reading instruction, and has published over 150 articles and research studies, with an emphasis on explicit teaching and teacher development.
Table of Contents
|Background to Explaining|
|The Foundation: Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing||p. 3|
|Skills and Strategies to Be Learned||p. 13|
|Explaining the Forest as Well as the Trees||p. 35|
|How to Use Part II of This Book||p. 44|
|Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!||p. 59|
|Examples of How to Explain|
|Examples for Explaining Vocabulary|
|Teaching Word Meanings Directly||p. 71|
|Using Semantic Maps to Develop Word Meaning||p. 77|
|Using Context to Figure Out Word Meanings||p. 85|
|Structural Analysis||p. 92|
|Examples for Explaining Comprehension Strategies|
|Monitoring, Questioning, and Repredicting||p. 107|
|Look-Backs as Fix-It Strategies||p. 130|
|Main Idea||p. 138|
|Drawing Conclusions||p. 161|
|Examples for Explaining Word Recognition|
|Attending to Print Detail||p. 187|
|Recognizing Words at Sight||p. 192|
|Phonemic Awareness||p. 198|
|Letter-Sound Association||p. 204|
|Decoding by Analogy||p. 209|
|Context and Phonics in Combination||p. 215|
|Examples for Explaining Fluency|
|Quick Recognition of Look-Alike Words||p. 223|
|Intonation and Phrasing||p. 229|
|Appendix. Additional Practical Teaching Resources||p. 236|
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