Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3 / Edition 1

Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3 / Edition 1

by Patricia A. Wolfe, Pamela A. (Ann) Nevills
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761939040

ISBN-13: 9780761939047

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This updated edition of the best-selling book covers brain theory and research to give educators a clear picture of how children acquire and develop language skills in preparation for reading.  See more details below

Overview

This updated edition of the best-selling book covers brain theory and research to give educators a clear picture of how children acquire and develop language skills in preparation for reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761939047
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the authors
Introduction
Ch. 1On the nature of reading1
Ch. 2What happens in the brain when children read?14
Ch. 3Building a foundation for reading - birth to three37
Ch. 4Emerging literacy during the preschool years51
Ch. 5Beginning to read : ages 5 and 666
Ch. 6Breaking the reading code84
Ch. 7Assessing and responding to at risk readers100
Ch. 8Comprehension and vocabulary : a challenge for second grade117
Ch. 9Third grade : putting it all together137
Ch. 10Conclusion151
Glossary156
Instructional resources160
References163
Index175

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