A Fresh Look at Phonics, Grades K-2: Common Causes of Failure and 7 Ingredients for Success / Edition 1

A Fresh Look at Phonics, Grades K-2: Common Causes of Failure and 7 Ingredients for Success / Edition 1

by Wiley W. Blevins
ISBN-10:
1506326889
ISBN-13:
9781506326887
Pub. Date:
07/21/2016
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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A Fresh Look at Phonics, Grades K-2: Common Causes of Failure and 7 Ingredients for Success / Edition 1

In a Fresh Look at Phonics, Wiley Blevins, author of the blockbuster Phonics from A-Z, explains the 7 ingredients of phonics instruction that lead to the greatest student gains, based on two decades of research in classrooms.



For each of these seven must-haves, Wiley shares lessons, routines, word lists, tips for ELL and advanced learners, and advice on pitfalls to avoid regarding pacing, decodable texts, transition time, and more.



A Fresh Look at Phonics is the evidence-based solution you have been seeking that ensures all students develop a solid foundation for reading.



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506326887
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/21/2016
Series: Corwin Literacy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 78,500
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Key Ingredients for Phonics Success
Success Ingredient 1: Readiness Skills
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 2: Scope and Sequence
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 3: Blending
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 4: Dictation
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 5: Word Awareness Activities (Word Building and Word Sorts)
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 6: High-Frequency Words
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Success Ingredient 7: Reading Connected Text
Background and Key Characteristics
Best Practices and Look-Fors for Success
Common Instructional Pitfalls
Day Clinic: Examine Your Practices
Next Steps to Leap Forward
Plus One More Essential Success Ingredient: You!
Section 2: 10 Common Causes of Phonics Instruction Failure
Introduction
Reason 1: Inadequate or Nonexistent Review and Repetition
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 2: Lack of Application to Real Reading and Writing Experiences
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 3: Inappropriate Reading Materials to Practice Skills
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 4: Ineffective Use of the Gradual Release Model
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 5: Too Much Time Lost During Transitions
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 6: Limited Teacher Knowledge of Research-Based Phonics Routines and Linguistics
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 7: Inappropriate Pacing of Lessons
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 8: No Comprehensive or Cumulative Mastery Assessment Tools
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 9: Transitioning to Multisyllabic Words Too Late
The Problem
How to Fix It
Reason 10: Overdoing It (Especially Isolated Skill Work)
The Problem
How to Fix It
Closing Thoughts
References

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