Reading for Success In Elementary Schools / Edition 1

Reading for Success In Elementary Schools / Edition 1

by Earl H. Jr. Cheek
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McGraw-Hill Higher Education


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Reading for Success In Elementary Schools / Edition 1

This exciting new book provides future teachers with practical suggestions to develop a facilitative reading and learning program in the elementary classroom. It's logically organized beginning with theoretical material,followed by methods for developing literacy skills and strategies,and finally,practical information on assessment and organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697279262
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 08/01/1996
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Foundations for Reading Literacy
1 An Introduction to Reading
Main Ideas*
The Reading Process
Perspectives of Reading
Definitions of Reading
Perspectives and Definitions: Our Reaction
Reflection Activity
Your Reading Perspective and Definition
Closing Activities*
2 The Facilitative Classroom Teacher
The Facilitative Teacher
Understanding and Using Student's Backgrounds, Experiences, and Prior Knowledge
Adapting Instruction to the Student and Learning Environment
Considering Facilitative Reading Instruction
Effective-Teaching Research
A Recapitulation
3 Reading and the Young Child
Importance of Early Experiences
Social and Cognitive Development
Enhancing Literacy Development
A Summary of the Emergent Literacy Research
Section II: Developing Literacy Skills and Strategies
4 Word Identification and Vocabulary Development
The Vocabulary and Word-Identification Process
Factors Affecting Vocabulary and Word-Identification Development
(and more...)

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