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Overview

The Reading for Real Handbook provides a readable and authoritative account of current theories which underpin reading and the teaching of reading, and offers practical guidance on how to implement these theories.

This new edition has been completely revised to take account of the developments in reading research, and changes in classroom practicalities which have come about as a result of the National Literacy Strategy. The book will help teachers to understand the principles behind the literacy strategy, and how they can make coherent links between the strategy, the learning theories which underpin it, and a continued emphasis on using excellent books across the curriculum. It is essential reading for all teachers in the early and primary years.

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Editorial Reviews

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'There are some powerful messages in this book which urgently need to be heeded ... this is a useful book that needs to be read by a new generation of teachers. I hope it will continue to be influential.' - Dominic Wyse, Literacy & Learning

'As a teacher I found it most useful indeed ... it is clear, concise and highlights the need for imaginative literature and good stories in the teaching of children to read.' - Books for Your Children

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415080477
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/10/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. I What does research tell us about learning to be a reader? 1
1 The reading process and learning to read: an update 3
2 Building a house of fiction: a little, daily miracle 27
Pt. II Which books should we use? 37
3 Choosing books for young readers 39
4 Reading is more than words and sentences 72
Pt. III How should we encourage children to be readers? 91
5 Reading for real in the classroom: observation, coaching and practice 93
6 The literacy environment of the classroom 113
7 Forward to fundamentals - the foundations of literacy: the need for a comprehensive approach to language and literacy 123
8 Paired Reading with peers and parents: factors in effectiveness and new developments 145
9 Real assessment for real readers 166
10 Supporting readers with English as an additional language 191
11 Struggling readers 208
Index 223
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