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9781462555352

Making Sense of Phonics The Hows and Whys

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  • ISBN13:

    9781462555352

  • ISBN10:

    1462555357

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2024-09-16
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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Summary

Now in a revised and updated third edition incorporating a decade of additional research and classroom experience, this book has helped over 100,000 primary-grade teachers understand and successfully apply the science of reading in phonics instruction. Isabel L. Beck and Mark E. Beck present innovative approaches to assessing and teaching letter–sound relationships, blending, Word Building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. A wealth of reproducible forms and word lists can be copied from the book or downloaded and printed; the companion website also features supplemental word lists, word and syllable cards, and 30 illustrated Syllasearch stories. Engaging teacher anecdotes and end-of-chapter "Your Turn" activities enhance the book's utility as a professional development resource and course text. 

New to This Edition
*Chapter on the key role of phonics in today's literacy programs--with a focus on what is needed for high-quality instruction aligned with the science of reading.
*Chapter on extending Word Building instruction to small groups and individual students. 
*Extensive revision of the Syllasearch activity for decoding multisyllabic words. 
*Expanded reproducible and downloadable tools, including enhanced Word Building lists, new Syllasearch lists (with teaching tips), and eight new Syllasearch stories. 

Author Biography

Isabel L. Beck, PhD, is Professor Emerita of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. She has conducted extensive research and published widely on decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension. She is a recipient of the Oscar S. Causey Award from the Literacy Research Association, the William S. Gray Citation of Merit from the International Literacy Association, and the Contributing Researcher Award from the American Federation of Teachers. Dr. Beck was inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame and is an elected member of the National Academy of Education. She is coauthor of books including Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition; Creating Robust Vocabulary; Illuminating Comprehension and Close Reading; Making Sense of Phonics, Third Edition; and Robust Comprehension Instruction with Questioning the Author.

Mark E. Beck, MEd, is a reading specialist at Manchester Academic Charter School in Pittsburgh, where he works with children in grades K−5. After practicing law for 14 years, Mr. Beck changed careers, obtaining his Pennsylvania elementary teaching certification and working as a classroom teacher. Subsequently he obtained his reading specialist certification. He has also been a part-time instructor in the Reading Department in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. What Is the Forecast for Phonics Instruction in the United States?
2. The Alphabetic Principle and Phonics
3. Phonemic Awareness
4. The Phonics Landscape
5. Teaching Children the Sounds That Letters Represent
6. Blending
7. Word Building: Overview and Procedures
8. Word Building: Grouping
9. Assessment
10. Multisyllabic Words
11. Syllasearch
12. Orthography: A “Sticking Point in Word Recognition”
13. Fluency
Epilogue
Appendix 1.Word Building Lists
Appendix 2. Specific Phonics Assessments: Administration and Scoring Guidelines
Appendix 3. The Word Pocket 
Appendix 4. Words and Syllable Matrices for Syllasearch
Appendix 5. List of Online Teaching Resources
Glossary
References
Index

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