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ERIC Number: ED426353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Keys to Literacy.
Patton, Susannah, Ed.; Holmes, Madelyn, Ed.
This book presents essays that offer a guide to understanding the elements necessary to bring good reading instruction to all children. It includes a list of follow-up actions accompanying each essay to assist administrators, teachers, and parents in applying this knowledge to their own instructional objectives. Essays in the book are: (1) "Overview of Reading and Literacy Research" (G. Reid Lyon); (2) "Teachers: A Key to Helping America Read" (Louisa C. Moats); (3) "Preventing Reading Failure by Ensuring Effective Reading Instruction" (Barbara R. Foorman, Jack M. Fletcher, and David J. Francis); and (4) "Comprehension: The Sine Qua Non of Reading" (Isabel L. Beck and Margaret G. McKeown). The book also provides author biographies and an explanation about the Council for Basic Education (CBE). (Each essay contains endnotes.) (CR)
Council for Basic Education, 1319 F Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC. 20004-1152; Tel: 202-347-4171; e-mail: ($12 plus shipping/handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Basic Education, Washington, DC.
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