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Literacy Tutoring Handbook: A Guide to Teaching Children and Adults to Read and Write

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This book investigates the depth of the illiteracy problem in the United States and the rationale and administration of a literacy-learning program. Based on some of the latest reading research, the authors provide a comprehensive up-to-date look at literacy tutoring. Following an introduction to the illiteracy problem, the book focuses on literacy and intelligence, the rationale in literacy programs, and promoting literacy programs in administration. Detailed information is presented on tutoring, program ...
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Overview

This book investigates the depth of the illiteracy problem in the United States and the rationale and administration of a literacy-learning program. Based on some of the latest reading research, the authors provide a comprehensive up-to-date look at literacy tutoring. Following an introduction to the illiteracy problem, the book focuses on literacy and intelligence, the rationale in literacy programs, and promoting literacy programs in administration. Detailed information is presented on tutoring, program objectives, lesson plans, and teaching strategies. The text is further enhanced with basic sentence structure, words, letters, the teaching of grammar, reference information with explanations, examples, and suggested homework. The Appendix contains material on teaching resources, phonics charts, alphabet flashcards, and alphabet practice sheets. Administrators and tutors wishing to help students become better readers will find this unique and comprehensive text to be a helpful guide.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780398075866
  • Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 204

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The illiteracy problem in the United States 3
Ch. 2 Literacy and intelligence : is there a difference? 22
Ch. 3 Rationale in literacy programs 27
Ch. 4 Administration : promoting the literacy program 33
Ch. 5 Tutor information 41
Ch. 6 Program objectives, lesson plans and teaching strategies 63
Ch. 7 Letters, words, and basic sentence structure 70
Ch. 8 Tutoring - an introduction to practical application 76
Ch. 9 Tutor reference information with explanations, examples and suggested homework 84
Ch. 10 An introduction to teaching grammar 121
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