Teaching Children to Read : Putting the Pieces Together

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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For Elementary Reading Methods courses.This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. The text begins by introducing seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, and then explains the theoretical foundations of teaching reading. Part I builds on those foundations with specific methods in Part II, and then in Part III it describes how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in both K-3 and 4-8 classrooms, chapters 12 and 13 provide a continuum of knowledge by describing classroon organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.

Table of Contents

Principles and Foundations: Understanding Literacy Development
Introducing Comprehensive Reading Instruction for All Learners
Language Learning and the Stages of Literacy Development
Theoretical Roots of Reading Instruction
Methods and Assessment: Strategies that Support Literacy Development
Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Instruction
Increasing Vocabulary and Word Knowledge
Improving Reading Comprehension
Developing Reading Fluency
Materials and Programs for Literacy Instruction: Basals and Beyond
Assessing Literacy Learning
Classroom Practice: Organizing and Planning for Literacy Instruction
Organizing for Reading Instruction: Starting Out Right in Grades K-3
Providing Effective K-3 Literacy Instruction: Every Child a Reader
The Transition Years: Grades 4-6
Reading in the Middle School
Comprehension Literacy Resources for Teachers
Selected Resources for Teachers
Blank Miscue Grid
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