Reading and Learning to Read / Edition 8

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Overview

Reading and Learning to Read, 8/e is a highly-popular resource that expertly prepares pre-service and in-service teachers for today’s ever-changing literacy classroom with its comprehensive coverage of philosophies, teaching strategies, and assessment practices. In addition, this book focuses on helping teachers implement effective research-based strategies with struggling and diverse learners; presents practical applications that engage students in new literacies and technology applications; and features the International Reading Association 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals. Professors, pre-service and in-service teachers will find this textbook user-friendly in format, design, and writing style; the expert knowledge is comprehensive and understandable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132596848
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/18/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 157,660
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jo Anne L. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.

Richard T. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.

Mary K. Gove is a professor at Cleveland State University.

Linda C. Burkey is a professor at the University of Mount Union.

Lisa A. Lenhart is a professor at the University of Akron where she also is the Director for the Institute for Literacy.

Christine A. McKeon is a professor at Walsh University.

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Table of Contents

Features

Preface

Chapter 1 Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading

Chapter 2 Approaches to Reading Instruction

Chapter 3 Meeting the Literacy Needs of Diverse Learners

Chapter 4 Early Literacy: From Birth to School

Chapter 5 Literacy Instruction for Beginning Readers and Writers

Chapter 6 Assessing Reading Performance

Chapter 7 Word Identification

Chapter 8 Reading Fluency

Chapter 9 Vocabulary Knowledge and Concept Development

Chapter 10 Reading Comprehension

Chapter 11 Reading—Writing Connections

Chapter 12 Bringing Children and Literature Together

Chapter 13 Instructional Materials

Chapter 14 Making the Transition to Content Area Texts

Appendix A Beliefs About Reading Interview

Appendix B Trade Books That Repeat Phonic Elements

Appendix C Annotated Bibliography of Read-Aloud Books for Developing Phonemic Awareness

Appendix D Recommended Books for Multicultural Reading Experiences

Appendix E International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2002

    interesting

    I thought that this book offered great insight into the process of learning to read and the action of teaching it. A must have for all teachers and aspiring teachers!

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