Teaching Children to Read

Teaching Children to Read

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For Elementary Reading Methods courses. This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. The text 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 classroon organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.From designing the classroom floor plan; to designing effective learning centers; to inventorying, purchasing, and arranging ... of your entire school year, the effectiveness of your literacy instruction, AND your own personal health and well- being! ... Weinstein (1976) found that as much as 25 percent of the variation in reading achievement at the end of first grade could be attributed to group assignment.

Title:Teaching Children to Read
Author:Douglas Ray Reutzel, Robert B. Cooter
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004


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