ERIC Number: ED303765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Teaching Them To Read. Fifth Edition.
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)
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Content Area Reading, Context Clues, Elementary Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Oral Reading, Phonics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Readiness, Reading Writing Relationship, Sight Method, Silent Reading, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: For the second edition, see ED 090 501.