Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print / Edition 1

Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print / Edition 1

by Marilyn Jager Adams
     
 

Beginning to Read reconciles the debate that has divided theorists for decades over what is the "right" way to help children learn to read.See more details below

Overview

Beginning to Read reconciles the debate that has divided theorists for decades over what is the "right" way to help children learn to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262510769
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/03/1994
Series:
Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
580,916
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Pt. IIntroduction1
Ch. 1Putting Word Recognition in Perspective3
Ch. 2Reading Words and Meaning: From an Age-Old Problem to a Contemporary Crisis13
Pt. IIWhy Phonics?29
Ch. 3Program Comparisons (And, by the Way, What is Phonics?)31
Ch. 4Research on Prereaders55
Pt. IIIWhat Needs to Be Taught? Hints from Skilled Readers93
Ch. 5Outside-In Models of Reading: What Skilled Readers Look Like They Do95
Ch. 6Analyzing the Reading Process: Orthographic Processing107
Ch. 7Analyzing the Reading Process: Use and Uses of Meaning137
Ch. 8Adding the Phonological Processor: How the Whole System Works Together157
Pt. IVThinking, Learning, and Reading193
Ch. 9The Nature of Learning (Words or Otherwise)195
Ch. 10On the Goals of Print Instruction: What Do We Want Students to Learn?215
Pt. VLearning How to Read235
Ch. 11On Teaching Phonics First237
Ch. 12Phonological Prerequisites: Becoming Aware of Spoken Words, Syllables, and Phonemes293
Ch. 13Leaning about Print: The First Steps333
Ch. 14To Reading from Writing375
Pt. VISummary and Conclusion407
Ch. 15The Proper Place of Phonics409
Afterword425
References435
Name Index475
Subject Index485

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