ERIC Number: ED365967
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Essentials of Classroom Teaching: Elementary Reading Methods.
Graves, Michael F.; And Others
Designed to be informative, helpful, and manageable, as well as selective, this book describes reading instruction which has been found to be the most effective for all students. The book presents information shown by research, classroom experience, and common sense to be the most important for setting up and maintaining an effective reading program. Chapters in the book are: (1) Introduction, Overview, and How to Learn from This Book; (2) Learning to Read; (3) Developing a Classroom Reading Program; (4) Emergent Literacy and the Beginnings of Reading Instruction; (5) Strategies for Recognizing Words; (6) Developing Vocabulary; (7) Fostering Comprehension of Specific Selections; (8) Teaching Comprehension Strategies; (9) Classroom Assessment; and (10) A Day in the Fourth-Grade Classroom. (RS)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Program Development, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition
Allyn and Bacon, Order Processing, P.O. Box 11071, Des Moines, IA 50336-1071 ($18).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A