Understanding Reading A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Understanding Reading A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by Frank Smith, Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 080584712X

ISBN-13: 9780805847123

Pub. Date: 02/27/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The sixth edition of Smith's classic text continues to address fundamental aspects of reading—linguistic, physiological, psychological, and social—and what is involved in learning to read, while also reflecting changes in perspectives and a hardening of positions since publication of the fifth edition in 1994. Other changes include the addition of a new…  See more details below

Overview

The sixth edition of Smith's classic text continues to address fundamental aspects of reading—linguistic, physiological, psychological, and social—and what is involved in learning to read, while also reflecting changes in perspectives and a hardening of positions since publication of the fifth edition in 1994. Other changes include the addition of a new opening chapter on why reading is natural, and the updating of all references, with 200 new ones added and 500 old ones removed. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805847123
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/27/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the sixth edition
Ch. 1The essence of reading1
Ch. 2Comprehension and knowledge12
Ch. 3Spoken and written language31
Ch. 4Information and experience55
Ch. 5Between eye and brain72
Ch. 6Bottlenecks of memory95
Ch. 7Letter identification110
Ch. 8Word identification125
Ch. 9Phonics and mediated word identification138
Ch. 10The identification of meaning156
Ch. 11Reading, writing, and thinking178
Ch. 12Learning about the world194
Ch. 13Learning about written language212
Notes233
Glossary325
References333
Author index361
Subject index369

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >