This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods books available. It begins by introducing seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, and then explains the theoretical foundations of teaching reading. Part I builds on those foundations with specific methods in Part II, and then in Part III it describes how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in both K-3 and 4-8 classrooms. Chapters 12 and 13 provide a continuum of knowledge by describing classroom organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.. For teachers and future elementary school teachers of reading.
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An exciting new edition of the only text on the market to concentrate, specifically, on transition approaches to teaching reading! While offering extensive coverage of all reading teaching methods, this text's main objective is showing future teachers how "balanced literacy" programs can be developed to draw upon the most important and successful ideas from both whole language and traditional "direct instruction" philosophies. Readers learn how to make gradual transitions from traditional to language teaching, in ways that have been proven through research. Coverage begins with theoretical and instructional models, and proceeds to discussion of such fundamental skills as identifying words in print and acquiring vocabulary. Subsequent chapters detail techniques for making the transition from basal readers to books, and for designing environments that encourage learning and promote literacy. Finally, it discusses such issues as holistic assessment of reading and writing, and applying transition ideas in content areas.From the Back Cover:
This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy instruction has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. Based on the authors' seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, this fourth edition includes exciting new chapters that describe how to organize the classroom for effective reading instruction, including how to set up an enriched reading environment, how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in K-3 as well as 4-8 classrooms.Special Features include:
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