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ERIC Number: ED303765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 532
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-205-11706-6
Teaching Them To Read. Fifth Edition.
Durkin, Dolores
Intended for teachers and prospective teachers, the purpose of this book is to provide information about reading instruction from kindergarten through the elementary grades. Part 1 deals with "Background Information" and includes chapters on: (1) The Reading Process; (2) Silent or Oral Reading? and (3) Reading Instruction. Part 2 discusses "Reading at the Beginning" and includes chapters on (4) Readiness for Reading; and (5) Reading in the Kindergarten. Part 3, titled "Instruction: Words," covers (6) Whole Word Methodology; (7) Contexts; (8) Phonics: Content; (9) Phonics: Instruction; (10) Structural Analysis; and (11) Vocabulary Knowledge. Part 4, titled "Instruction: Connected Text," contains chapters on (12) Comprehension; (13) Basal Readers and Narrative Text; and (14) Content Subjects and Expository Text. "Reading and Writing" is the subject of Part 5, which chapter (15) titled "Reading-Writing Connections." Part 6 covers "Student's Instructional Needs," including chapters on (16) Assessing Instructional Needs; and (17) Organizing for Instructional Needs. For easier comprehension, each chapter begins with a preview and concludes with a summary. (SR)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the second edition, see ED 090 501.