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ERIC Number: ED075777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 80
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How to Teach Reading Before First Grade; A Guidebook for Teachers and Parents.
Mountain, Lee Harrison
This book is aimed primarily at assisting parents, nursery school teachers, and kindergarten teachers with teaching their children to read prior to beginning first grade. The preface, "The When, Who, Why, What, and How of Early Reading Instruction," discusses the preliminary aspects of early reading instruction and provides background information. Chapter 1 relates the initial steps one would want to take with a child when teaching him some basic words. Chapter 2 suggests a method of making a storybook for the child. Chapter 3 is about phonics and how the symbol sound relationships can be taught. Chapter 4, "Teaching Names and Action Words," suggests the use of action words that are appropriate for the interests of the child. Chapter 5 provides ways to write individual books, Chapter 6 gives examples of more intensive instruction with phonics, and Chapters 7 through 9, "Frequently Used Books,""Books from the Library," and "Blending and Printing," are presented as ways of furthering pupil progress in reading. (WR)
Dreier Educational Systems, Inc., 320 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, N. J. 08904 ($2.96)
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