Reading Instruction That Works, Third Edition: The Case for Balanced Teaching / Edition 3 by Michael Pressley | 9781593852283 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Reading Instruction That Works, Third Edition: The Case for Balanced Teaching / Edition 3

Reading Instruction That Works, Third Edition: The Case for Balanced Teaching / Edition 3

by Michael Pressley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593852282

ISBN-13: 9781593852283

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This widely adopted text provides a comprehensive guide to effective literacy instruction in the elementary grades. Distinguished scholar and educator Michael Pressley presents research-based, classroom-tested best practices for combining skills-based and whole-language approaches in the context of a highly motivating environment. The book explains the theoretical

Overview

This widely adopted text provides a comprehensive guide to effective literacy instruction in the elementary grades. Distinguished scholar and educator Michael Pressley presents research-based, classroom-tested best practices for combining skills-based and whole-language approaches in the context of a highly motivating environment. The book explains the theoretical underpinnings of recommended strategies and techniques and shows how exemplary teachers actually put them into practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593852283
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
469
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Whole Language
2. Skilled Reading
3. Children Who Experience Problems in Learning to Read
4. Before Reading Words Begins
5. Learning to Recognize Words
6. Fluency, with Lauren Fingeret
7. Vocabulary, with Laurel Disney and Kendra Anderson
8. Expert Primary-Level Teaching of Literacy Is Balanced Teaching, with Ruth Wharton-McDonald and Jennifer Mistretta Hampston
9. The Need for Increased Comprehension Instruction, with Ruth Wharton-McDonald
10. Writing, with Mary M. Juzwik
11. Motivation and Literacy
12. Concluding Reflections...for the Time Being

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