Essentials of Elementary Reading : (Part of the Essentials of Classroom Teaching Series) / Edition 2

Essentials of Elementary Reading : (Part of the Essentials of Classroom Teaching Series) / Edition 2

by Michael F. Graves, Susan M. Watts-Taffe, Bonnie B. Graves
     
 

Teaching a child to read is no easy task. Fortunately the authors of this book have made that task a bit easier. Their book is an excellent resource for teachers, educators and parents through its presentation of a balanced, constructivist approach to instruction. In an engaging style and readable format, this book provides readers with theory, curriculum, and… See more details below

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Teaching a child to read is no easy task. Fortunately the authors of this book have made that task a bit easier. Their book is an excellent resource for teachers, educators and parents through its presentation of a balanced, constructivist approach to instruction. In an engaging style and readable format, this book provides readers with theory, curriculum, and instructional practices, and specific teaching practices they need to be supportive for all children going through the process of becoming proficient in reading and writing. Topics covered include: how children learn to read and what constitutes an effective curriculum, instructional principles and effective teaching practices, and how to develop and manage a classroom reading program, including matters related to grouping and to cultural and linguistic diversity. Teachers, aspiring teachers, educational administrators and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205280346
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/22/1998
Series:
Essentials of Classroom Teaching Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.93(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.72(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction, Overview, and How to Learn from This Book1
2Learning to Read16
3Developing a Classroom Reading Program32
4Emergent Literacy and the Beginnings of Reading Instruction53
5Strategies for Recognizing Words76
6Developing Vocabulary106
7Fostering Comprehension of Specific Selections134
8Teaching Comprehension Strategies164
9Classroom Assessment190
10A Day in a Fourth-Grade Classroom212
Afterword229
Author Index231
Subject Index235

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