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ERIC Number: ED075782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 595
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Reading in the Elementary School. Third Edition.
Spache, George D.; Spache, Evelyn B.
This book is intended primarily for use in training elementary school teachers in methods of teaching reading. Chapter 1, "Ways of Defining the Reading Process," looks at the developmental aspects of reading and how the processes involved vary with developmental stages. Chapter 2 discusses readiness and reading at the preschool and kindergarten level. Chapter 3, "Readiness Training," provides information about visual perception, language and auditory discrimination training, and reading concepts. Chapters 4 through 8 are concerned with approaches to teaching reading, including the basal approach, the individualized approach, the linguistic approaches, the language experience approach, and innovations. Chapters 9 through 15 deal with programs for reading instruction. Discussed in these chapters are: (1) the combined program for the primary grades, (2) steps for individualized reading, (3) the combined program for the intermediate grades, (4) word recognition techniques and skills, (5) building vocabulary, (6) developing comprehension and critical reading skills, and (7) classroom management. (WR)
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210 ($10.50 cloth)
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