ERIC Number: ED371338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Phonics and Spelling in a Whole Language Classroom. Teaching Strategies.
Powell, Debbie; Hornsby, David
Clarifying the place of phonics and spelling in a whole language program, this book presents classroom-tested strategies, models, and activities to help students make graphophonic connections, giving them the tools they need to become confident, lifelong readers and writers. Chapters in the book are: (1) Phonics and Spelling in Perspective; (2) The Whole Picture; (3) Daily Reading; (4) Daily Writing; (5) Writing/Reading from Shared Experiences; (6) Recording, Evaluating, and Reporting; and (7) Keeping Parents Informed. Phonic elements for sound charts, consonant sounds, vowels and diphthongs, letters of the new alphabet, a poem written in the standard alphabet and the new alphabet, and checklists for emergent, novice, or independent readers and spellers are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Education, Phonics, Reading Instruction, Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Student Evaluation, Whole Language Approach, Writing Instruction
Scholastic Inc., P.O. Box 7502, 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($14.95 plus 9% shipping/handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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