Reading and Learning to Read

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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KEY BENEFITWith superior coverage of standards and an emphasis on comprehensive reading instruction,Readingand Learning to Read, Seventh Edition,remains an active learning tool that encourages future teachers to teach reading in ways that are both meaningful and reflective. KEY TOPIC This book promotes a comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing with an emphasis on research-based best practices, integrating technology, and accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners. MARKET K-8 literacy instruction

Table of Contents

Vacca Featuresp. xvii
Prefacep. xxi
Knowledge and Beliefs About Readingp. 1
The Importance of Belief Systemsp. 3
Different Beliefs, Different Instructional Decisionsp. 4
Reading Instruction and Teachers Belief Systemsp. 7
How Teachers Come to Know About Reading and Learning to Readp. 11
Constructing Personal Knowledgep. 12
Constructing Practical Knowledgep. 12
Constructing Professional Knowledge and Expertisep. 13
Cognitive Insights into Reading and Learning to Readp. 16
The Alphabetic Principle and Learning to Readp. 16
Schema Theory and Reading Comprehensionp. 18
Metacognition and Learningp. 19
Self-Knowledgep. 21
Task Knowledgep. 21
Self-Monitoringp. 21
Reading from a Language Perspectivep. 22
Psycholinguistics and Readingp. 23
Graphophonemic Systemp. 23
Syntactic Systemp. 23
Semantic Systemp. 23
Sociolinguistics and Readingp. 24
Models of Readingp. 25
Bottom-Up Modelsp. 26
Top-Down Modelsp. 27
Interactive Modelsp. 28
What About Struggling Readers and Teachers Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading?p. 28
Summaryp. 29
Teacher Action Researchp. 29
Related Web Sitesp. 30
MyEducationLabp. 31
Approaches to Reading Instructionp. 32
Belief Systems and Approaches to Literacy Instructionp. 35
Beliefs About Reading Interviewp. 35
Theoretical Orientation to Reading Profilep. 38
Curriculum Perspectivesp. 38
Bottom-Up Curriculap. 40
Readers And Textbooksp. 40
The First-Grade Studiesp. 41
Top-Down Curriculap. 41
Some Principles Underlying Top-Down Practicesp. 41
Classroom Conditions For Learningp. 43
Instructional Approachesp. 43
The Basal Reading Approachp. 43
The Language-Experience Approachp. 45
Integrated Language Artsp. 46
Literature-Based Instructionp. 46
Technology-Based Instructionp. 47
Approaches and Strategies in Comprehensive Instructionp. 48
What About Struggling Readers and Approaches to Literacy Instruction?p. 53
Summaryp. 53
Teacher Action Researchp. 54
Related Web Sitesp. 54
MyEducationLabp. 55
Meeting the Literacy Needs of Diverse Learnersp. 56
The Complexity of Diversity in Literacy Classroomsp. 59
Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Classroomsp. 60
Instructional Beliefs About Linguistic Diversityp. 61
Instructional Principles for Students Speaking Diverse Languages and Dialectsp. 63
Instructional Strategies for Students Speaking Diverse Languagesp. 64
Sheltered English Adaptationsp. 66
Instructional Conversationsp. 66
Response Protocolp. 66
Reading And Writing Practicesp. 68
Content Area Practicesp. 69
Thematic Teachingp. 69
Dialects and Reading Strategiesp. 70
Background Knowledge And Motivationp. 70
Culturally Relevant Materials And Motivationp. 70
Dialectical Miscuesp. 71
Using Language Experiencep. 71
Cultural Diversity in Literacy Classroomsp. 71
Instructional Beliefs About Cultural Diversityp. 72
Instructional Principles for Students from Diverse Culturesp. 72
Instructional Strategies for Culturally Diverse Studentsp. 74
Consider Yourself And Your Own Beliefs And Experiences With Other Culturesp. 74
Determining Cultural Expectationsp. 74
Validating Each Child S Experiencep. 75
Fostering Ethnic, National, And Global Ident
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