Teaching Reading: Strategies and Resources for Grades K-6 (F)
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Teaching Reading: Strategies and Resources for Grades K-6 (F)

by Rachel L. McCormack
     
 

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ISBN-10: 160623482X

ISBN-13: 9781606234822

Pub. Date: 12/18/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Elementary teachers of reading have one essential goal-to prepare diverse children to be independent, strategic readers in real life. This innovative text helps preservice and inservice teachers achieve this goal by providing knowledge and research-based strategies for teaching phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, all aspects of comprehension, and

Overview

Elementary teachers of reading have one essential goal-to prepare diverse children to be independent, strategic readers in real life. This innovative text helps preservice and inservice teachers achieve this goal by providing knowledge and research-based strategies for teaching phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, all aspects of comprehension, and writing in response to literature. Special features include sample lessons and photographs of literacy-rich classrooms. Uniquely interactive, the text is complete with pencil-and-paper exercises and reproducibles that facilitate learning, making it ideal for course use. Readers are invited to respond to reflection questions, design lessons, and start constructing a professional teaching portfolio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606234822
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/18/2009
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Pages:
330
Sales rank:
988,297
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

1. Investigating Our Own Literacy: What Makes a Good Teacher of Reading?

2. Creating a Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment

3. Developing Foundations for Fluent Readers: Phonological/Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency

4. Cultivating Children’s Curiosity for Words: Teaching Vocabulary

5. Preparing Strategic Readers: Teaching Reading through Cognitive Strategy Instruction

6. Helping Children to Construct Meaning: “Good-Reader” Comprehension Strategies

7. Teaching Expository Text across the Curriculum

8. Appreciating Children’s Literature: Teaching the Language of Narrative Text

9. Supporting Children’s Voices: Response to Literature through Writing

10. Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom Community

11. Assessing Children’s Reading Development: Part 1. Motivation, Phonological/Phonemic Awareness, Word Identification, and Fluency

12. Assessing Children’s Reading Development: Part 2. Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Reader Response

13. Viewing Ourselves as Professional Teachers of Reading

Appendix A. The Most Common Phonetic Elements and the Most Common Onsets and Rimes

Appendix B. Second-Grade Sample Reading Performance Assessment

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