9781557663870

Speech to Print : Language Essentials for Teachers

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  • ISBN13:

    9781557663870

  • ISBN10:

    1557663874

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Paul H Brookes Pub Co
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Summary

Why study language? Because learning the basics of language helps you understand your students' needs and to teach reading, spelling, and writing explicitly and systematically. In this thorough and well-written book, you'll understand the organization of written and spoken English discover the connection between language structure and how individuals learn to read find helpful chapter exercises and self-tests to ensure you master the language skills presented get examples of students' writing to help you interpret children's mistakes encounter sample lesson plans and adaptations that apply the concepts of language you are learning All of this will enable you to recognize, understand, and solve the problems individuals with or without disabilities may encounter when learning to read and write.

Table of Contents

About the Author ix
Acknowledgments xi
Why Study Language?
1(20)
Phonetics
21(20)
Phonology
41(18)
Morphology
59(22)
The Structure of English Orthography
81(30)
Semantics
111(20)
Syntax
131(14)
Language and Instruction
145(12)
References 157(6)
Appendix A Case Studies 163(10)
Appendix B Sample Lesson Plans 173(6)
Appendix C Additional Examples of Orthographic Patterns in English 179(2)
Appendix D Syllable Review and Self-Evaluation 181(6)
Appendix E 100 Words Commonly Used in Writing 187(4)
Appendix F Developmental Spelling Inventories 191(8)
Appendix G Answer Key 199(30)
Appendix H Glossary 229(8)
Index 237

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