Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Phonics / Edition 1

Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Phonics / Edition 1

by Belinda S. Zimmerman, Timothy V. Rasinski, Nancy D. Padak
     
 

Learn to collaborate to assess and enhance your current comprehension practices!

Literacy experts, Timothy Rasinski and Nancy Padak explore five of the major components essential to creating an effective literacy program and present teachers with friendly tips and strategies to implement at their own school. The new series, Evidence-Based

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Learn to collaborate to assess and enhance your current comprehension practices!

Literacy experts, Timothy Rasinski and Nancy Padak explore five of the major components essential to creating an effective literacy program and present teachers with friendly tips and strategies to implement at their own school. The new series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading is a five part professional development program designed to help teachers meet the literacy instruction guidelines as identified by the National Reading Panel (2000). Each of the five books in the series focuses on one key component: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension and offers recommendations for incorporating appropriate reading materials, fostering productive home-school connections, and promoting a desire for students to learn to read and write throughout the five part series. Making this the perfect professional development resource for teachers in the elementary classroom!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205456307
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/24/2007
Series:
Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.27(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction: Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading — A Professional Development Guide

The National Reading Panel Report

Professional Development in Literacy

Using the Books

Overview of Book Contents

Introduction: Phonics

Chapter 1 Phonics — What does research tell us?

What Is Phonics?

Phonics and Phonemic Awareness: Are They the Same?

Why Is Phonics Important?

The Issue of Scope and Sequence

Components of Successful Phonics Programs

Conclusion

Professional Development Suggestions

Chapter 2 Instructional Strategies for Phonics Development

Guiding Principles for Instruction

Professional Development Suggestions

Strategy Suggestions

Phonics Materials and Programs

Professional Development Suggestions

Chapter 3 Assessing Phonics Development

Big Ideas

Evaluate Your Current Assessment Practices

Ideas for Assessment

Plan for Change

Chapter 4 Fostering Home-School Connections

Working with ELLs

Communicating with Families

Professional Development Suggestions

Chapter 5 Resources for Teachers

Appendix A Book Club Ideas

Appendix B Notes

References

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