Teaching Reading in Today’s Elementary Schools

Teaching Reading in Today’s Elementary Schools

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This market-leading text sets the standard for reading instruction to ensure that aspiring teachers are able to help students learn not only how to recognize words, but also how to comprehend what they read--and enjoy the process. The book balances new approaches to reading, such as language arts integration and emergent literacy/literacy as a continuum, with more traditional foundations of strong skills and phonics instruction. Updates to the Eleventh Edition include discussion of the latest technology for literacy learning, how writing instruction impacts literacy learning, and recent movements in literacy assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Much material in basal reading series is written in a narrative style that describes the actions of people in particular situations. ... the density of ideas typical of content textbooks, which are generally written in an expository style, with heavy concentrations of facts. ... The illustraa€” tions in reading textbooks above firsta€” grade level are often included primarily for interest value ... As they begin to read content books, students should be helped to see that sometimes the headings outline theanbsp;...

Title:Teaching Reading in Today’s Elementary Schools
Author:Betty Roe, Sandra Smith, Paul C. Burns
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-04-15


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