Guiding the Reading Process

Guiding the Reading Process

by David Booth

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Overview

Guiding the Reading Process by David Booth

Guiding the Reading Process is a no-nonsense exploration of the latest and most successful approaches to teaching reading. This highly readable book sorts through the mass of information available and gives teachers practical strategies and techniques that will support elementary students on their journey toward becoming independent readers.

This comprehensive book outlines the specifics of dealing with common reading problems, as well as innovative ways of helping students cope with individual challenges to reading. Teachers will discover many effective ways they can work with young readers in one-to-one conferences, in collaborative groups, and as a community of readers.

Among the tools that will help teachers plan, modify and add to their reading instruction, this book includes:

  • descriptions of young readers with different abilities
  • stages of reading and corresponding indicators
  • mini-lessons on reading techniques - from phonics to literature discussions
  • outlines and checklists to help assess, monitor, and report reading progress
  • booklists and computer programs that promote reading success.

Guiding the Reading Process is a valuable resource for both new and experienced teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551381008
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Pages: 141
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write. As a classroom teacher, consultant, speaker, and writer he has delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment. He has given hundreds of speeches and workshops throughout North America, Australia, and England and has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs.

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