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Francine Johnston is a former first grade teacher and reading specialist who learned about word study during her graduate work at the University of Virginia. She is now an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches courses in reading, language arts, and children's literature. Francine frequently works with regional school systems as a consultant and researcher. Her research interests include current spelling practices and materials as well as the relationship between spelling and reading achievement.
Contents in Brief
Chapter 1: Oral Language, Vocabulary and Concept Development
Chapter 2: Alphabet– Letter Recognition and Production
Chapter 3: Phonological Awareness
Chapter 4: Concepts about Print and Writing
Chapter 5: Word Study for Phonics and Spelling
Chapter 6: Concept of Word in Text
Chapter 7: Classroom Organization in PreK and Kindergarten Settings Appendix