This introductory K-3 literacy instruction text details authentic classroom practice by authors who have recently taught in primary and elementary classrooms. Organized around a comprehensive reading and writing instructional framework, the text balances the authors' rich classroom experiences with a theoretical perspective. The authors also share a wealth of practical teaching strategies, authentic student artifacts, and real teaching examples. The chapter-opening vignettes demonstrate real-world classroom encounters, the phonics and assessment chapters provide especially useful classroom guidance, and the effective strategies offered to help English Language Learners and Struggling Readers in Chapter 11--and in text features throughout the book--make this new text a valuable choice for teacher education.Decodable texts texts with a very high percentage of decodable words (Dan can fan Nan in the tan van) that provide ... Final silent e the common spelling pattern wherein the silent e on the end of a word often makes the preceding vowel aquot;sayaquot; anbsp;...
|Title||:||Early Literacy Instruction|
|Author||:||John A. Smith, Sylvia Read|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 2005|