9780132596848

Reading and Learning to Read

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132596848

  • ISBN10:

    0132596849

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/31/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Reading and Learning to Read, 8/eis a highly-popular resource that expertly prepares pre-service and in-service teachers for todayrs"s ever-changing literacy classroom with its comprehensive coverage of philosophies, teaching strategies, and assessment practices. In addition, this book focuses on helping teachers implement effective research-based strategies with struggling and diverse learners; presents practical applications that engage students in new literacies and technology applications; and features theInternational Reading Association 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals. Professors, pre-service and in-service teachers will find this textbook user-friendly in format, design, and writing style; the expert knowledge is comprehensiveand understandable.

Author Biography

Jo Anne L. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.

Richard T. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.

Mary K. Gove is a professor at Cleveland State University.

Linda C. Burkey is a professor at the University of Mount Union.

Lisa A. Lenhart is a professor at the University of Akron where she also is the Director for the Institute for Literacy.

Christine A. McKeon is a professor at Walsh University.

Table of Contents

Features

 

Preface 

 

Chapter 1 Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading

 

Chapter 2 Approaches to Reading Instruction

 

Chapter 3 Meeting the Literacy Needs of Diverse Learners

 

Chapter 4 Early Literacy: From Birth to School

 

Chapter 5 Literacy Instruction for Beginning Readers and Writers

 

Chapter 6 Assessing Reading Performance

 

Chapter 7 Word Identification

 

Chapter 8 Reading Fluency

 

Chapter 9 Vocabulary Knowledge and Concept Development

 

Chapter 10 Reading Comprehension

 

Chapter 11 Reading—Writing Connections

 

Chapter 12 Bringing Children and Literature Together

 

Chapter 13 Instructional Materials

 

Chapter 14 Making the Transition to Content Area Texts

 

Appendix A Beliefs About Reading Interview

 

Appendix B Trade Books That Repeat Phonic Elements

 

Appendix C Annotated Bibliography of Read-Aloud Books for Developing Phonemic Awareness

 

Appendix D Recommended Books for Multicultural Reading Experiences

 

Appendix E International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals

 

Glossary

 

References

 

Name Index

 

Subject Index

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