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
     
 

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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

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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

Contents: Preface to the Sixth Edition. The Essence of Reading. Comprehension and Knowledge. Spoken and Written Language. Information and Experience. Between Eye and Brain. Bottlenecks of Memory. Letter Identification. Word Identification. Phonics and Mediated Word Identification. The Identification of Meaning. Reading, Writing, and Thinking. Learning About the World. Learning About Written Language.

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